Poc-Na Hostel, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

If you are a backpacker travelling to Isla Mujeres in the need of cheap accommodation, look no further than Poc-Na!! I highly recommend! And also you don’t really have much other choice :p.  The hostel has various types of rooms, including dormitories for 8 – 4 people, and also private rooms. The all have different […]

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How to get to Tulum
Tulum Ruins

Tulum to me sounded like this majestical place where you wake up in your bohemian-styled hostel and stumble out onto the beach and be surrounded by many Mayan ruins and sea turtles, with only a few people around and surplus taco stands! Maybe this is how it once was, but now it is packed with […]

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Where to stay in Bacalar
Where to stay in Bacalar

Bacalar is still fairly off the backpacker trail in Mexico, but should definitely be on yours! The lagoon is something straight off a postcard. The water is crystal clear and gorgeous. The sunrise and sunsets are among the best you will ever see. Staying on the lagoon edge is the dream, however, many of the […]

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Things to do in Bacalar, Mexico
Things to do in Bacalar

If Bacalar isn’t on your Mexican bucket list, put it on there now. Bacalar is a magical, small town on the Yucatan Peninsula. There are many things to do in Bacalar. The freshwater lagoon is crystal clear and gorgeous, there are cenotes nearby on the edges of the lagoon, and there are many ruins to […]

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A day trip to Sierra Chincua Monarch Butterfly Reserve
Butterfly Colony Mexico City

How to do a day trip to Sierra Chincua Reserve from Mexico City to see the Monarch migration (without a tour) I went to the Monarch Butterfly Reserve, Sierra Chincua, while I was in Mexico City. Imagine pine trees with so many butterflies on them that the branches are absolutely sagging from the weight. The butterflies […]

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Tips for travelling to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Isla Mujeres is a small Caribbean island off Cancun, known for the beautiful beaches and laid-back feel.  I was under the impression that Isla Mujeres would be like one of the small islands that Captain Jack Sparrow gets marooned on, where you can see from one end to the other and walk around it in […]

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