Where to stay in Mexico as a backpacker on a budget. Reviews of the hostels I stayed in and recommend…

Hostel reviews of the best hostels I stayed at in Mexico…

Is Chichen Itza worth visiting?

Chichen Itza… 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…

Lake Bacalar – the lagoon of seven colours, Mexico

Why you need to add Lake Bacalar to your Mexico bucket list.. “You have to visit Bacalar”… “Bacalar, Bacalar, Bacalar…” that is all I’ve been hearing on the backpacker grapevine lately. Well of course I had to see for myself what is…

Mayan temples in Coba – my day as Indiana Jones…¬†

Thursday night I made my way back to the hostel bar but decided to take it easy as I had a grand plan to go to Coba on Friday morning-  home to ancient Mayan ruins amongst a jungle setting. A few more backpackers had arrived- an Australian girl, three…