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

We’ve been nominated for the Liebstar Award!  Just as we arrived to Cancun for TBEX our very first travel bloggers conference, I started twittering around on twitter and found a tweet from Adventure J nominating our blog for the Liebstar Award. I was flattered and excited. A huge thank you to Adventure J for checking, 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

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