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…

Fun and parties on Isla Mujeres 

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 the island- Poc Na hostel which is renowned for its…

Is Chichen Itza worth visiting?

Being one of the world’s new seven wonders, of course Chichen Itza was high on my bucket list of places to visit during my travels in Mexico. However, after speaking to many other travellers who spoke rather disparagingly of it, many even telling me not to bother going…