How to get to Holbox Island ? In short, there are 2 main methods of transportation to Holbox Island: plane and road. Located off the north coast of the Yucatan, Holbox Island is one of the lesser-known treasures of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. As the crow flies, Holbox is 60.9 km north-west of Cancun. This peaceful … Read more How to get to Holbox Island
Holbox Island is an island in the north of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. This island is a little paradise and is one of my favourite islands in the world. On top of beautiful beaches, crystalline water, sun and authentic Mexican food, you can see something called Bioluminescence here. Bioluminescence is a rare phenomenon and … Read more Bioluminescence Holbox Yucatan Peninsula Mexico
Is Mexico Safe? Yucatan Safety 2019 ‘Is Mexico Safe?’ was the first thing we asked ourselves before deciding to visit Mexico. Friends and family were quick to highlight the violent reputation of Mexico. They advised us not to travel there owing to perceived threats to our safety from drug-related crimes, kidnapping and bombings! Of course, … Read more Is Mexico Safe?
Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in 15 images Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in 15 images. This place was a great surprise for me. I was amazed by the crystal clear water and magnificent white sand. The Yucatan has the second largest reef in the world and we were lucky enough to enjoy it. On top of that, the … Read more Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in 15 Images
In all honesty, I am torn about writing this blog post about Holbox Mexico. Part of me is desperate to share the simplicity and natural beauty we discovered on this idyllic island. The other part of me feels driven to protect this peaceful paradise. Driven to help preserve a way of life by locking our … Read more Holbox Island, Mexico
Why is Mexican Street Food Popular? Mexican street food is popular because it is cheap, tasty and easily available. It is said that ‘food is the ingredient that binds us together’ and in Mexico 58% of the population eat street food at least once a week regardless of their economic standing. Food in Mexico is … Read more Mexican Street Food
Backpacking Mexico may not be something you’ve ever considered before. Like most people, my first visit to Cancun in Quintana Roo on the Yucatan peninsula meant a stay in one of the all-inclusive hotels lining the champagne Yucatan beaches of the popular Zona Hotelera (Hotel Zone). To be honest, there is absolutely nothing wrong with … Read more Backpacking Mexico – Things to Do in Yucatan Peninsula