The best apps to download before you travel 

1. Maps.me Never get lost again with maps.me. This app is so handy for travellers. Before you set off download the maps you will need. You will then be able to use the map offline- so useful for when you have no wifi or data connection! Whether your…

Essential items every girl needs to pack for travelling Mexico!

1. Sun protection– caps and sun hats factor 50+ sun cream, aloe vera gel… the number of people I saw with bright red patches of sunburn on them, plus my own experiences of sunburn in Mexico made me very aware of the intense strength of the Mexican sun…

How to spend a month or so in Mexico – an itinerary for independent travel

I chose Mexico for my six week trip over summer because I wanted a country with variety: with beaches, rainforests, Mayan history, fantastic food and local culture … and I wasn’t disappointed. I started my trip in Cancun and worked my way to Mexico City. Here is an adaptable…

Fun and parties on Isla Mujeres 

Isla Mujeres Poc Na hostel. Beaches and Partying…   For my last few days in Mexico before flying back to England 😭 I decided to end my trip on Isla Mujeres- a short 20 minute ferry ride away from Cancun. I had heard that there was only one hostel on…