Tag: Mexico

  • Scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas (with sea lions)

    It’s been a dream of mine to dive with sea lions. So finding ourselves in Cabo San Lucas after a dive trip to the Socorro Islands, we had the perfect opportunity to find sea lions. Beyond sea lions, the other dive sites at Cabo San Lucas are worth a day or two of diving.

  • Scuba diving in the Socorro Islands (Revillagigedo)

    The Socorro Islands is a scuba diving paradise in the Pacific Ocean, 390 km southwest of Cabo San Lucas. Its known for its large animal life, including giant oceanic mantas, 10 species of (friendly) sharks, large schools of fish, whale sharks, dolphins and yellowfin tuna.

  • 3 days in Playa del Carmen

    Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya area of Mexico is a popular tourist destination. While Playa is a bit of a party town, with all-inclusive resorts, bars and clubs, it’s also perfectly situated for cultural and adventure tourism. We show you how to spend 3 days in Playa del Carmen and see some fascinating sights (beyond the club).

  • 5 days in the Yucatán

    5 days in the Yucatán

    The Yucatán peninsula is where the Mayan civilization reached the peak of its development. It is home to important Mayan cities, including Chichen Itza, Mayapan, and the city that is now the capital of the Yucatán, Mérida. In this itinerary, we show you how to spend 5 days in the Yucatán based out of Mérida, discovering the ancient Mayan sites.

  • 5 days in Mexico City

    5 days in Mexico City

    Mexico City isn’t necessarily the most obvious travel destination, but it’s gaining in popularity. With its fascinating history and stunning architecture, it’s easy to see why. This guide explains how to spend 5 days in Mexico City, hitting all the key sights and attractions.

  • Where to eat in Mérida

    Where to eat in Mérida

    The food of Mérida is a hybrid cuisine of several cultures that reflects the complex and long history of the city; there are elements of Mayan, Spanish, Dutch, Lebanese, and so on. We show you where to eat in Mérida to enjoy all these delicious flavours.

  • How to learn about Aztec and Mayan history at the National Anthropology Museum

    No trip to Mexico City is complete without a visit to the National Anthropology Museum. Considered one of the greatest museums on the planet, the massive structure houses an extensive collection of pre-Columbian Aztec and Mayan artefacts.