Valladolid, México – A Town We Needed To Revisit

A quaint colonial town in the Yucatan state of Mexico. A cute and charming place to visit more than once.
A great spot for swimming in cenotes, wandering the colourful streets and passing time in the prettiest zocalo in Mexico.

Puerto Morelos – A Quintessential “Sleepy Fishing Village”

“Don’t listen to what they say, go see” Recently our travels found us house & pet sitting in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. We were caring for two older Yorkies, Chili and Paco; we really loved getting to know their personalities and thoroughly enjoyed our time with them. We miss our fur babies, Missy & CharlieContinue reading “Puerto Morelos – A Quintessential “Sleepy Fishing Village””

Isla Holbox – Some Call It Paradise…I Think They’re Right!

In the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, not far from busy Cancun you will find this little piece of paradise called Isla Holbox. Isla Holbox sits just off the coast, where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Caribbean Sea. The first thing you notice as you step off the ferry at Isla Holbox is theContinue reading “Isla Holbox – Some Call It Paradise…I Think They’re Right!”

Cenote Cristalino – A Cool Oasis In A Jungle Setting

As we travelled around México, we found ourselves house & pet sitting in Playa del Carmen. We were lucky enough to be caring for two super cute Yorkies on this particular sit, Paco and Chili. While we’re house sitting, we get in lots of cuddles with fur babies and some tourist time. 🙂 A perfectContinue reading “Cenote Cristalino – A Cool Oasis In A Jungle Setting”

Chetumal, México – The Gateway To Bacalar Lagoon

Chetumal, the capital city of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.  And our housesitting travels saw us arriving here in June, one of the hottest months of the year. Note to self – pick your locations wisely when travelling anywhere throughout México in the summer. The heat hits hard in this country! Chetumal is locatedContinue reading “Chetumal, México – The Gateway To Bacalar Lagoon”

Bacalar Lagoons, México – Seven shades of Blue

Just a hop skip and a jump away from Chetumal is a little piece of paradise called Bacalar. Also known as Lagoon of Seven Colours; that’s how many shades of blue you can see when the sun shines on it. All we could say is….  WOW! We had picked up a one month House andContinue reading “Bacalar Lagoons, México – Seven shades of Blue”

Kohunlich, Dzibanche & Kinichná – Mayan Ruins in Southern Quintana Roo, México

Just 65 km west of Chetumal you’ll find a collection of very impressive Mayan ruins – Kohunlich, Dzibanche and the smaller site of Kinichná. We decided to make a day trip of this area while my sister and her husband were here visiting México. And we were not disappointed! We headed early from Chetumal, itContinue reading “Kohunlich, Dzibanche & Kinichná – Mayan Ruins in Southern Quintana Roo, México”

Cañon Del Sumidero – Magnificent Mother Nature

Tuxla Gutiérrez (Tuxla) is the capital of the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. A short drive from Tuxla is Chiapa de Corzo, a Pueblo Magico town and the starting point for a river cruise through Cañon del Sumidero! The canyon is a most impressive natural attraction, formed some 40 million years ago by a geologicalContinue reading “Cañon Del Sumidero – Magnificent Mother Nature”

Puerto Escondido Beaches – All You Need To Know

PUERTO ESCONDIDO BEACHES: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW In Spanish, Puerto Escondido means ‘hidden port’. Located on the Pacific Coast of southern Mexico, Puerto (as the locals call it) is exactly that. Its home to around 50,000 people and some of the best beaches in Mexico! The tropical paradise has something for everyone, surfies, hippies,Continue reading “Puerto Escondido Beaches – All You Need To Know”