Tag Archives: Mexico

The secret to easy (delicious!) fish tacos

Fish tacos are THE BEST but who can be bothered messing around with flour and egg and batter etc on a week night?! Not me. Well the (painfully obvious) answer is this: Frozen battered fish has come a long way … Continue reading

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My favourite places from our 16 month trip

Since returning home, everyone has asked “What was your favourite pla… oh you probably don’t have one!”. Incorrect. Obviously we had many wonderful experiences but I have absolutely no problem ranking them! I prepped my answer long before we returned. … Continue reading

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Two new videos of our trip

I’ve had some time lately to collate the (endless) hours of GoPro footage we’ve collected along our travels and have come up with two snazzy videos to share. The first one is of our USA-Canada road trip which you can … Continue reading

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Laguna Bacalar, Mexico

After the busyness of Tulum, a few slow days on the lagoon at Bacalar were nice and relaxing. Most of the tourists there are Mexican families, so there is a far more authentic vibe to the town than further up the … Continue reading

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Swimming with turtles at Akumal Bay, Mexico

Akumal is a tiny town north of Tulum towards Playa Del Carmen. The name ‘Akumal’ means ‘land of turtles’ in Mayan, which is pretty appropriate seeing as snorkelling with said turtles is the number one thing to do there. One … Continue reading

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Tulum: the ruins and the beach

I had very high hopes for Tulum and if I’m completely honest, my very first impression when we got off the bus wasn’t the best. You see, people always tell you to go to less touristy Tulum instead of Cancun; … Continue reading

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When you order nachos in Mexico

I’d say it’s fairly common knowledge that things like nachos and burritos are American inventions, rather than legitimate Mexican foods. So what happens when you order nachos in Mexico? This: A few tortilla chips, some putrid plastic cheese dip and … Continue reading

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Exploring the ruins at Palenque, Mexico

Before a day (or just a few hours, which is what we lasted!) of exploring ancient Mayan ruins, breakfast is a must. I recommend pork tacos. Three is far too many but will stave off lunch for a very long … Continue reading

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San Cristóbal de las Casas & the best fish tacos ever

San Christobal will always remind me of: churches, Mexican street corn, Andrew turning 26 and the best fish tacos ever. We arrived off the night bus from Oaxaca and were instantly struck by how cold it was (it was bound … Continue reading

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In love with Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca was a hell of a place to start our Mexican adventure. Mind blowing food, beautiful cobbled streets, amazing architecture, great stuff to do nearby and SO much colour. To get there we took a rather painful overnight bus from … Continue reading

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