Villas Delfines | Peace and Tranquility on Isla Holbox

Villas Delfines

Memorable accommodation in the Yucatan, Mexico. Our last port of call in Mexico before flying back to London was the beautiful island of Holbox where we stayed at the wonderful Villas Delfines Hotel. You know when you book hotels that claim to be “eco” but when you arrive their only eco credentials are telling you […]

A photo tour of the Tulum Ruins

Tulum Ruins

  Tulum sits on the spectacular Caribbean sea in the Yucatan area of Mexico. Its beaches are rightly classed as some of the best in Mexico and the nearby eco-hotels are promoting the area in a sustainable way. There are many great restaurants in the hotel area and the place never seems crowded. Where can you […]

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Things to do in Playa del Carmen   Playa Del Carmen is the place to be seen in the Yucatan Peninsula. Sitting right on the Caribbean sea with miles of white sands, Playa (as the locals call it) grows and grows.  Mainly frequented by European holiday makers it has much more of a European resort […]

A lazy day lounging at the Luv Tulum Hotel

Luv Tulum

A lazy day lounging at the Luv Tulum Hotel Memorable accommodation in the Yucatan, Mexico.   We only had one day to spend at the wonderful Luv Tulum hotel before we had to head off to the island of Holbox but one day was all we needed to recharge our batteries at this ultra laid […]

Hotel La Semilla | A place to call home in Playa Del Carmen

Hotel La Semilla

Hotel La Semilla | A place to call home in Playa Del Carmen Memorable Accommodation in the Yucatan, Mexico. Imagine walking into a hotel and wanting to take every piece of furniture home with you. That’s what our initial reaction was like when we arrived at Hotel La Semilla. Tucked into the hippest part of […]

Photos of Monte Alban, Oaxaca

Photos of Monte Alban, Oaxaca

Photos of Monte Alban, Oaxaca Believe it or not we were actually considering NOT visiting Monte Alban during our stay in Oaxaca. What a folly that would have been. Monte Alban was as impressive as Chichen Itza to us and had certainly better views. Monte Alban is the ancient Zapotec capital that dates back to […]

Helping the village women of Oaxaca

Helping the village women of Oaxaca

Helping the village women of Oaxaca In our many years of travel we have been on countless tours. From trekking in the world’s oldest rainforest to eco tours of Bali. During our stay in Oaxaca we went on a tour that literally changes people’s lives. It is run by a group called Envia, a non-profit organization committed […]

Things to do in Oaxaca City

Things to do in Oaxaca City

Things to do in Oaxaca City Shall we go in that one? Or what about this one? Oh wow, look at how cool this one looks! This one is really buzzing! Have you ever been to a place that just feels right the minute you land? Oaxaca City is that type of place. Trying to […]

How to buy the best hammock in Mexico

How to buy the best hammock in Mexico

How to buy the best hammock in Mexico How did this happen? One minute we were sitting in Merida’s piazza having a beer and the next we were lying on a double hammock in a store reading the hammock Kama Sutra! This was not what we planned when we left the hotel this morning. However we […]