Mexico

From the warm waters of the Pacific, to the strikingly beautiful coast of the Mexican Caribbean, our six month backpacking tour of Mexico saw us go from west to east, exploring a foray of small town and huge cities in between.

Travel Disasters: Losing BOTH Our Passports In One Of The Worlds Biggest Cities!

by Stephanie Walsh October 9, 2013
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For travelers, there are few things that incite fear into the heart more than the thought of losing your passport. That beautiful little book is our gateway to the world and our only identity when abroad. Full of visas, stamps and memories, it allows us to continue traveling and also reminds us of how far […]

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Surf, Sea and Sand in Sayulita, Mexico [VIDEO]

by Stephanie Walsh July 2, 2013
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One of the most memorable months during our travels in 2012 was the month we spent in this lovely little surf-town, in Sayulita, Mexico. Situated on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, this small, sleepy surf town is just 40 minutes from the bustling tourist destination of Puerto Vallarta. However, we didn’t really like Puerto Vallarta […]

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Photo of the Week | Misol-Ha Waterfalls Outside Palenque, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh February 21, 2013
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This stunning waterfall, Misol-Ha, is on the way to the equally impressive “Agua Azul’ waterfalls. Although when we visited Agua Azul (Blue Water), the water was murky brown, instead of it’s famous bright turquoise blue colour. Therefore, Misol-Ha wins for the most reliably beautiful waterfall in this area, near Palenque in Chiapas. When we visited, […]

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2012; A Year Of Growing Through Travel

by Stephanie Walsh January 29, 2013
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This past year has been, without doubt, one of the best years of my life. There was, of course, many difficult times and times I wished for nothing more than to be back in Ireland, in the safety and familiarity of my home with family and friends. But those hard times always passed, and overall, […]

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Chamula, Chiapas | One Strange Little Town and Its Very Famous Church

by Stephanie Walsh December 10, 2012
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San Juan Chamula, Chiapas, is a very famous Tzotzil indigenous town just 30 minutes or so outside of San Cristobal de Las Casas in the highlands of southern Mexico. Visitors come here on a daily basis from San Cristobal for one main reason…to witness the otherworldly and fascinating goings-on that occur in the town Church. You […]

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Photo of the Week | Sun Umbrellas on Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh December 6, 2012
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The ‘Sol’ was out in Isla Mujeres, when we took the ferry from Cancun to the small island. Literally translated to ‘Womens Island’, it is about 30-45 minutes off the coast of Cancun, Mexico, depending on how cheap your ferry tickets are. This was Playa Norte, and we pretty much had it all to ourselves […]

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Tulum, Mexico | The Reality of a World Famous Tourist Attraction

by Stephanie Walsh November 19, 2012
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Search for “Tulum, Mexico” in Google Images and I challenge you to find a photo of the ancient Mayan ruins crowded with people. The reality is that, when you visit the site, or any other world famous tourist attraction, it is almost impossible to look anywhere (unless out on the ocean horizon!) WITHOUT seeing hoards […]

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Cenotes of the Yucatan | Exploring The Underground Caves of México

by Stephanie Walsh October 25, 2012
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I remember watching the ‘Caves’ episode of Planet Earth in early 2012, where they explore Mexico’s famous cenotes of the Yucatan and never imagining I would get the chance to do it myself one day! Turns out a few months later, there we were chilling in one of the most unique natural attractions in Mexico. […]

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Photo of the Week | Pedro from Tenejapa, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh October 23, 2012
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This is Pedro. We met him in Tenejapa, a tiny indigenous Tzeltal village in Chiapas, Mexico, when he spotted us during his daily ‘walk’ through the market. He was delighted to see foreign people visiting his town, as not many tourists go there. He then invited us to his house and showed us pictures of […]

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Swimming with Sea Turtles for Free in Akumal, México!

by Stephanie Walsh October 4, 2012
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Finally! Something (almost) free to do in the Yucatán Peninsula and it’s amazing; swimming with sea turtles! The Yucatán Peninsula is super touristy so finding something to do for free is as likely as me not getting burned without my factor 60 sunscreen! So when we heard it was possible to not only do something […]

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