Tag: Mexico

The best things to do in Oaxaca City, Mexico

The best things to do in Oaxaca City, Mexico

  What are the best things to do in Oaxaca City? Is two weeks too long to spend in Oaxaca? Where are the best places to stay on a budget in Oaxaca? Oaxaca is a city that begs to be explored. From the delicious local 

Carnival in San Martin Tilcajete – Oaxaca, Mexico

Carnival in San Martin Tilcajete – Oaxaca, Mexico

You’ve never experienced Carnival like this before. On the outskirts of Oaxaca City lies a small town famous for it’s Alebrijes meaning “Joy for its colours”. But these wooden painted carvings aren’t the only colourful thing this town has to offer. Once a year at 

How to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City

How to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City

This guide will give you all the information you need to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City. Imagine being surrounded by thousands of butterflies high in the central mountains of Mexico. It’s a true natural spectacle that is unique 

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

How to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker. There are many blog posts about how to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker with the various options and routes to take. Most go on to explain the option that takes the ferry from Chetumal to Caye 

Not Cancun – The off the beaten track Yucatan Peninsular budget travel guide

Not Cancun – The off the beaten track Yucatan Peninsular budget travel guide

The Yucatan, Mexico, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central America. While Cancun is famous for its all inclusive resorts, it’s not the best place to be a backpacker or for budget travel in Mexico. Cancun can be expensive and is a 

Holbox – The island paradise away from the crowds of Cancun

Holbox – The island paradise away from the crowds of Cancun

If you want to get off the beaten path in Mexico’s Caribbean coast, Holbox is the answer. Get back to nature and away from the crowds. Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel can feel a little tourist heavy. But make the extra effort to get 

How to beat the crowds at Chichen Itza

How to beat the crowds at Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of Mexico’s most famous tourist attractions. As one of the modern seven wonders of the world it’s no shock to hear it can get a little busy at times. What’s the best way to get great photos, beat the crowds and