Mexico is a diverse country with a rich history and culture. Each State offers travellers different opportunities to experience both these things and after spending 3 months exploring the country for ourselves, these our Top 5 Destinations in Mexico.
Every year throngs of people converge on the tiny little Mexican province of Patzcuaro to celebrate the lives of the dead. It’s a colourful ritual of offerings by family members welcoming the souls of their loved ones back into their hearts and homes. This is Dia de los Muertos.
When we think of San Cristobal de Las Casas we picture a Spanish colonial town set amongst the mountains in southern Mexico.
We remember the 18 hour* bus ride to get there from Panajchel, Guatemala and the amazing people we met in the place we called home for a little under three weeks and these are the reasons you’d love it too…
Once the capital of Guatemala, Antigua is famous for its Baroque influenced architecture and the ruins of several colonial churches, damaged or destroyed by earthquakes. Here are our 5 top suggestions for things you should do while visiting Antigua.
We may have been staying at a hippy hostel for two weeks but it wasn't until I found a scorpion in my backpack while getting dressed that I felt truly 'awakened'.
It all happened early one morning in San Pedro, Lago Atitlan when I reached for a black singlet and I saw something move. At first I assumed I had seen nothing but when I reached back in to retrieve the top, a fiery and ferocious scorpion reared it's poisonous tail at me, threatening to stab me with his sharp pincer...
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