• tulum welcome sign

    Tulum Ruins, Mexico


    Hello there – I think it’s time for another Mexico post don’t you? (You can read the other ones here). Man it feels like a lifetime ago now! Anywho this time I’m talking about my time spent at the Mayan ruins in Tulum, a coastal town 50 minutes drive from Playa Del Carmen. Originally J…

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  • Cozumel photo diary


    Hell, I’m back with another holiday post, this time I’m talking about a small island close to Playa Del Carmen – Cozumel! After a few days lounging around the hotel, the husband and I started to get itchy feet – We just aren’t built for the lizard life and need to be out and about…

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  • The things I watched, read and listened to on holiday


    Watched Crazy Rich Asians Crazy Rich Asians was one of the in-flight movies on the way to Mexico and after missing it at the cinema, I knew I needed to watch it. The movie is a little bit corny in parts but overall, I really liked it. The book was available on Amazon for £2…

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  • Me on Akumal beach under a palm tree

    Snorkelling with turtles at Akumal Beach – April 2019


    One thing I knew I simply had to do whilst I was in Mexico was snorkel with sea turtles at Akumal Bay. After much googling – Where I came across lots of conflicting information – I got there and without a doubt, it was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. Due to…

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  • Quintana Roo- Playa Del Carmen, Frida Kahlo Museum

    7 boring but important things you should know before going to Quintana Roo, Mexico


    A couple of things you should know before you go to Quintana Roo, Mexico (Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, etc – Basically anywhere along the Caribbean coastline of Mexico). First things first, make sure you have the departure tax. Whether you book independently or through an agency, all tourists have to pay this when they…

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