Escaping from Cancun we head down the coast to Tulum, the unassuming sibling to Playa Del Carmen. Tulum seems like an undiscovered paradise compared with some of the other tourist spots along the coastline. Set on the Caribbean Sea in the Yucatan Peninsula, Tulum is home also to the famous Tulum Mayan Ruins. Tulum Mayan Ruins, Read More

Deep in the jungles of Mexico and Central America we discover the Mayan Civilization complete with pyramids, remnants of palace buildings, ball courts and much more. An incredibly sophisticated ancient civilization; the Mayan empire dominated societies long before the Spanish conquered in the 16th century. Understanding the Mayan Civilization and the End of the, Read More

We’re in Coba; a small Mayan town just two hours drive south from Cancun. This is the ancient home of the Mayans. We’ve come to learn about their life and traditions in their natural world – amongst the Cenotes and Coba Mayan Ruins. The city of Coba is a self-sufficient Mayan community living among, Read More

In grand style Chichen Itza is the mother of all the Mayan Temples in the Mexico, so you can expect it to be a popular and impressive place.  I know – Chichen Itza is touristy, but it’s a marvel we have to see. It’s hard not to be stunned by the massive structures of Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza, Read More

Caye Caulker Caveman, Belize

We’re staying in Caye Caulker, Belize… and on our way home we meet the ‘Caye Caulker Caveman’. He’s a solid guy, with dark frizzy hair that’s sun bleached white on top… and a big smile that stretches from ear to ear… It turns out Caye Caulker Caveman is a true legend of the sea. Caye, Read More

I have so many messages from people about Mexico. Many are myths, imaginations or perceptions about what Mexico is and how awfully dangerous it must be. We have discovered the beautiful side of Mexico, far away from the myths and imaginations of some. I think Mexico is either underrated or unknown in some parts of, Read More

Still on the pyramid trail from Mexico City to Puebla…we discover another pyramid – The Great Pyramid of Cholula, another one of the world’s largest pyramids. Mexico: Pyramids, Churches, Grasshoppers and Volcanoes was last modified: December 3rd, 2014 by Jo

Simply meet at the Mayan Cross outside the cathedral in downtown San Cristobal de las Casas at 9.30 am any day of the week and your local guide will magically arrive.  For 200 pesos he will take you on an intriguing and magical journey into Ancient Mayan culture. Ancient Mayan Culture – San Juan, Read More

Mexico City is dotted with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the one  I really want to tell you about Xochimilco tucked away in a corner of Mexico City – (Say Zo – chee – milko). There’s something intriguing even about the name Xochimilco. It’s one of the last remaining remnants from when Mexico City was an island –, Read More

I’ve often make the comment not another ‘ABC’ ! Affectionately known as (another bloody cathedral)… we can’t seem  help ourselves going into every one …is that the fear of missing out on something? 6 Stunning Sacred Places of Guanajuato was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Jo

Gibbston Valley – New Zealand’s Famous ‘Valley of the Vines’ Just a short 20km drive from Queenstown is a picturesque valley laden with grape vines… Gibbston Valley – Ultimate Wine & Fine Food was last modified: December 27th, 2014 by Jo

Spain is the home of some of the most friendly and vibrant people with a famously social way of life. Your Guide to Socialising like a Spaniard was last modified: December 27th, 2014 by Jo