Guatemala – Flores and Tikal Ruins

Flores is a small town on an island, surrounded by Lake Peten Itza. Its situated north of Guatemala, close to the Belize border. The island is connected to the town of Santa Elena by a causeway which is about 200 m long. This small town with colourful buildings and red corrugated roofs is popular among…

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 – Chichén Itzá and XCajum Cenote

Mexico is the 14th largest country in the world and is divided into 32 States. Cancún is in the state of Quintana Roo. Just like many popular tourist destinations, there are several tours offered in Cancún, either within Quintana Roo or to the nearby states. On the 26th of September we decided to take a break…