Nov 13, 2016 Mexico
When you need a rejuvenating break, sometimes a mini getaway fits the bill. We took a 3-day trip to Mexico’s west coast for the first time and discovered a luxury all-inclusive resort in Riviera Nayarit a cut above the rest. Find out why.
Sep 27, 2016 Mexico
Take the guesswork out of choosing where to eat in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. We’ve tried dozens of restaurants and bring you our favourites along with foodie tips for your next visit to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
Sep 20, 2016 Mexico
There are few hotels in the same class as Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Combining unlimited world-class dining, stunning beach views, perfect pools, and the drinks you want, it sets the standard for tropical all-inclusive luxury resorts.
Sep 18, 2016 Mexico
The idea of swimming with whale sharks will either exhilarate or terrify you. Our 6-year-old son fit into the 2nd category, until he saw how much fun we were having, and then we could’t stop him jumping over the side of the boat.
Sep 14, 2016 Travel Tips
Ever thought how many thousands of dollars do you spend on a vacation? Now you can make those precious family memories last a lifetime with this handy travel photography service. Find out how our photos turned out.
Aug 29, 2016 Mexico
A trip to Mexico's Riviera Maya is not complete without a visit to at least one Experiencias Xcaret park. And whichever style of vacation floats your boat, we’ll help you choose which the best adventure park.
Aug 29, 2016 Mexico
We wanted to discover more authentic Mexican foods in Playa Del Carmen, and found this tour. Find out where we ate and what foods to try - our recommendations might surprise you.
Aug 26, 2016 Mexico
We took a environmentally sensitive and socially conscious small group tour to to Sian Ka’an on the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. It included authentic Mayan food, ancient Mayan ruins, traditional stories, lush jungle, and something a little unexpected… gi…
Aug 24, 2016 Mexico
If you’re planning a vacation to Playa Del Carmen, don’t book any accomodation until you read this. Find out where we stayed along with tips on how to make your family getaway not only comfortable, but the best ever.
Jul 5, 2016 Travel Tips
I’ve put it off for a long time, but finally with some time in Mexico I tackled one of my long-time bucket list items: learning to scuba dive. Find out how I got a taste for scuba diving - from newbie to open ocean within a few hours, using PADI’s Discove…
Sep 29, 2013 Mexico
Mexico is a big place and I haven’t visited anywhere as much of it as I should have, so our top 5 is based around Playa Del Carmen where we lived for the month. Some of the trips will be simple day trips and some are right on the doorstep.
May 25, 2013 Mexico
A bucket list visit finally checked off. Too bad you can't climb it any more... Unless you are some big name celebrity.
Feb 17, 2013 Ambergris Caye, Belize
She had to pee. It was a 90-minute speedboat ride with at least 40 other people on board. There is no toilet. There is no stopping. We are 15 minutes from shore. She had to pee. She now was screaming and crying and drawing the attention of the crowd. She …
Feb 16, 2013 Mexico
Thoroughly unique. Something I’ve never imagined. It’s like Disneyland meets San Diego Zoo meets an Eco-Adventure Park. And if that’s not a good enough description, well then, you’ll just have to read the whole post.
Feb 14, 2013 Mexico
You can tell from my very first Cenote adventure that it wasn’t going to be my last. This natural phenomenon was an itch that couldn’t be scratched and I could happily spend months in Mexico visiting every cenote I could possibly see. As it is here are 3 …
Feb 9, 2013 Mexico
Our first Mayan ruin was extremely exciting and as breathtaking as all we thought it would be.
Feb 7, 2013 Mexico
We were so close. I reached out my hand to touch him and decided not to. He poked his little beady eyes above the surface. Glanced around and finding nothing remotely interesting ducked back under the water, swam straight to the bottom and continued to mu…
Feb 4, 2013 Mexico
So there is nothing left to do. My 2 year old had jumped, my four year old had done it, and now it was mummy’s turn. Our visit to our very first Cenote and it is everything we thought it would be.
Feb 4, 2013 Mexico
I will always fondly remember Cozumel. And not because of the several things that went wrong, but because of the lunch we shared margaritas with the hilarious Americans.