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

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

Mexico City, do you expect it to have Pyramids? Well yes it does. Mexico City: Teotihuacán Pyramids was last modified: December 26th, 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

Zocalo – say – Zo – Ca – lo It does have a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? What is a Zocalo? was last modified: June 15th, 2015 by Jo

Mexico has traveling by bus totally dialed. I love traveling by bus in Mexico. It’s a first class experience, no question. Travelling by Bus in Mexico was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Jo

There is something special about going to a new place, discovering new things, and seeing things for the first time.  Its like unlocking a door you never opened before. You finally have time to stop, see things you wouldn’t usually have time to admire, to listen to the world, and to yourself. I am calling, 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

Rising out of the Zocalo in Mexico City are the numerous towers of the Metropolitan Cathedral. It’s the first thing you see despite the crowds! Metropolitan Cathedral: Mexico City was last modified: November 24th, 2014 by Jo

Not far away from the bustle of Mexico City you will find a charismatic neighborhood called San Angel (pronounced San -Ankal) there’s something about the G in spanish I don’t yet understand. San Angel: Markets of Mexico City was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Jo

La Parroquia San Miguel, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende is almost as colourful as my spice rack! 60 miles through the hilly Mexican highlands lands us in the charming city of San Miguel de Allende. Think Paprika… San Miguel: Spires and Spice was last modified: November 6th, 2016 by Jo