Elephant Sanctuary Laos

We’re at an Elephant Sanctuary in Luang Prabang, Laos; sitting in a teeny, tiny long boat, just about to hit the shore and embark… when a couple of five tonne elephants excitedly approach along the water’s edge. They’re absolutely huge, towering over our boat as we beach… MandaLao Elephant Sanctuary Magical, Intimate Encounters was last modified:, Read More

This hectic travel life…Where on Earth are we?… Why haven’t you heard from us? Yes  – we have been absent and we’re sorry about that. This travel life is hectic, so this post is a quick roundup of the last 18 months and a sneak peek into some of the stories we’ve got in store for you. We left you, Read More

Grand Cenote Yucatan Mexico

In case you thought the Yucatan in Mexico was all white sand, and beaches… well, it’s not. Today we are at a cenote known as, the Grand Cenote.  We expected it would be a grand and gorgeous swimming hole – and it was. …but we were in for a very cool surprise! Grand Cenote, Read More

Can you imagine living on a Plastic Bottle Floating Island, on Isla Mujeres, in Mexico…  Maybe not? Well, Richart Sowa does. That’s Richart, not Richard. It’s all to do with the words that can be made from a name – and Richart Sowa knows all about that! Plastic Bottle Floating Island – The Richart, Read More

Swimming with Endangered Green Sea Turtles in the wild… for many of us would be a dream come true. When I heard we could swim with Green Sea Turtles, right off Akumal Beach in Mexico – I was ecstatic. I had dreamt about it for years, so I didn’t waste any time getting there., Read More

For millions of years, this mystical underworld stayed hidden deep underground in the Riviera Maya, Yucatan, Mexico. It’s where the underworld meets the heavens. This womb of the earth is a sacred place to the Mayans who believed it was the doorway to the afterlife. We were exploring Mexico’s cenotes and caves, looking for, Read More

Ever wanted to swim with Whale Sharks… Everyone does, right? This article gives you the low down on what to expect, likely costs, trip planning tips and our experience swimming with Whale Sharks in Cancun, Mexico. Des has long talked about swimming with Whale Sharks and I always just assumed it was something he would do,, Read More

Guatemala’s Tajumulco Volcano is impressive. A gigantic 13,845 foot peak that stands among the great giants of the Americas. Surprisingly, it is not so well-known among trekkers, despite it being the highest point in Central America. There were many volcanoes around Xela, but when we heard Celas Maya (our Spanish School) was planning a trip to, 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

You may get horribly lost in the streets of Guanajuato, but … so what!  This is the most fascinating place in the world to be lost – and I highly recommend walking until you are lost! Lost in Guanajuato! was last modified: February 14th, 2017 by Jo

Hit the Love button – this place is outstanding…we’re living in the mellow suburb of Tlaquepaque (pronounced Cluka Paaki) within the city of Guadalajara – (pronounced  Guah-dah-lah-hah-rah) go on try to say it. Guadalajara: Mexico First Impressions – Love! was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Jo

What is a Nomad? It’s anything and everything you want it to be” –  said Des “Nomad – a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock” We’re not exactly taking any livestock with us –  we are travelling place to, Read More