Mexico

Mexico

Mexico Five Week Itinerary: Mexico City to Chetumal

Mexico is a vast country which borders the United States to the north and Belize and Guatemala to the south. It was also chosen as the lucky country where we would be starting our “gap year” adventure! So why did we chose to start in Mexico? We were intrigued by […]

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Puebla – A city of Culture, Cuisine and Churches

We hopped on our first ADO bus from the TAPO bus terminal in Mexico City and arrived 2.5 hours later in Puebla. Puebla is a pretty large city of about 3 million people. It has a host of things for tourists to do, ranging from museums and a big wheel […]

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San Cristobal de Las Casas Travel Guide

After the overnight bus (11hrs!!) from Oaxaca we arrived in San Cristobal de Las Casas, a city nestled in the mountainous area of Chiapas.ย  It is a much more touristy destination in comparison to the previous cities we visited. Western food e.g hamburgesa, pizzas etc can be found easily which […]

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Mexico City Highlights

We spent 8 days in the metropolis that is Mexico’s high-altitude capital Mexico City. It was the first stop on our adventure around Latin America and, with a greater population of 22 million people, we feared it would be an overwhelming introduction. However we were both surprised and impressed by […]

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Mexico City: Visiting Teotihuacan without a Tour

One of the highlights of our trip to Mexico City was a trip to the Pyramids of Teotihuacan. The ruins are located about 40km from Mexico City and were built in pre-Columbian times. Teotihuacan was believed to be the largest city in the world at the time, with an estimated […]