Crossing Borders – El Salvador to Nicaragua

On the 28th of February, I crossed over from El Salvador to Nicaragua by boat. This experience was extremely adventurous and definitely one of the most enjoyable ways I’ve ever crossed borders. There are three ways to travel to Nicaragua from El Salvador, either by plane, by road via Honduras or by boat through The…

Mexico – Bacalar Lagoon

Nearly every local or backpacker we met travelling around Mexico advised us to go to Bacalar Lagoon in Quintana Roo. My friend Grecia, whom I met in Playa del Carmen, had recently visited Bacalar for her birthday and from what she shared, I was excited to see what all the hype was about. On the…

Mexico – Tulum and Isla Cozumel

Tulum is the destination on everyone’s lips right now, this undeniably charming town is 130km south of Cancun and only 65km from Playa Del Carmen. On the 25th of October we went on a road trip from Playa Del Carmen to Tulum. Renting a car was simple, paying 550 MXN (R380) for a full day….

Mexico – Playa Del Carmen

After spending a week in Cancún and exploring Isla Mujeres and Chichén Itzá, we decided that our next stop would be Playa Del Carmen (also called ‘Playa’ which means beach). So, on Sunday the 30th of September, we took a collectivo (local mini bus taxi) from Cancún to Playa. We prefer using this type of…

Mexico – Cancún and Isla Mujeres

MEXICO! Ah, I’m so happy to be here, it’s my 23rd country! I’ve always thought of Mexico as a country that is ideal for everyone to visit because it offers a wide variety of tourist destinations. With 32 states, Mexico is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches, diverse landscape of mountains, desserts…

Dominican Republic Road Trip!

Let’s be real, there’s no better way to explore a country than going on a road trip, right? Embarking on a road trip is all about welcoming randomness. That makes a journey even more adventurous! There are many advantages such as that you see more places just from driving from one place to the other…