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The 7 Best Cenotes in Mexico

Mexico’s beautiful cenotes are definitely no longer a secret. But with over 6 thousand cenotes in the Yucatan peninsula alone, it can be very tricky to pick the right ones to visit. I certainly spent a long time researching the best cenotes in Mexico, and with even 2 weeks to travel around the Yucatan peninsula I didn’t feel like I had enough time to even … Continue reading The 7 Best Cenotes in Mexico

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2 Weeks in Mexico: Tulum, Playa del Carmen, & Valladolid

Our Perfect 2 Week Mexico Travel Guide When I first saw pictures of Tulum I was confused that it didn’t represent the Mexico I knew (or thought I knew). It turns out the Riviera Maya / Carribean coast has a completely different vibe to the rest of mexico. It’s so beautiful and romantic, I’m so happy we decided to come here for part of our … Continue reading 2 Weeks in Mexico: Tulum, Playa del Carmen, & Valladolid

Chiang Mai: 10 Unexpectedly Wonderful Things To Do

I’m very fond of Chiang-Mai.  It’s often hailed as the cultural capital of Thailand and it’s where backpackers go to bathe elephants, hike waterfalls, do yoga, find themselves etc etc. but actually it’s wholly unpretentious and there’s so much more to it than that. There are almost two worlds for foreigners in Chiang Mai: the digital nomads/expat scene, and the backpacker scene. Here are my … Continue reading Chiang Mai: 10 Unexpectedly Wonderful Things To Do

Koh Tao and Koh Samui: An Island-hopping Itinerary in Thailand

On my second visit to Koh Samui I could barely remember where the good restaurants were that I liked from last time, or that nice beach, etc. This time I’ve put it all down in a post ASAP so even if no one else benefits from it, at least I have a reference for future! KOH SAMUI ISLAND The bigger and more developed version of … Continue reading Koh Tao and Koh Samui: An Island-hopping Itinerary in Thailand

Bulgaria: A Black Sea Coastal Holiday

We wanted a cheeky getaway and booked Bulgaria almost at random – I’d heard it was great, so why not! It’s a 4hr flight from London, but really rather cheap to get to. We paid about £75 for the very-last-minute return flights from Gatwick/Luton. Our trip spanned 7 days in total and looked something like this: Bourgas/Sozopol – 2 nights Nessebar – 1 night/2days Varna … Continue reading Bulgaria: A Black Sea Coastal Holiday