La Paz Mexico – Full Travel Guide & Attractions

Sunset in La Paz in Mexico's Baja California peninsula

From hot orange sunsets to the glittering turquoise of The Sea of Cortez to sea lions, whale sharks and powder soft sands, La Paz in Mexico is a dream vacation destination. Add in tacos galore, great hotels and the fact that it’s one of the friendliest Mexico beach towns I’ve ever been to, and it’s … Read more

Guide To Yucatan State in Mexico – with Maps

Merida in Mexico's Yucatan state with yellow colonial buildings

Sitting on the east coast of Mexico, Yucatan State is one of Mexico’s 31 states and it’s one my favourites. From world-famous Chitzen Itza to colonial cities like Valladolid and beautiful swimming holes (cenotes), there’s every reason to visit this corner of Mexico. In this guide I’ll share everything you need to know about the … Read more

The Safest Places in Mexico For Tourists To Visit

Caribbean sea at tulum in Mexico

I love Mexico. And I hate that is has such a bad reputation. I find this reputation is far worse in the USA and Canada compared to Europe. I’m kind of thankful for that because in the UK I’m not flooded by bad news stories that might have scared me off visiting. Instead, I did … Read more

8 Tequila Cocktails To Make At Home

margarita cocktail with a lime wedge

Mexican tequila can be used to make a whole variety of different and exciting cocktails, from the classic margarita and tequila sunrise to the rich El Diablo and fruity matador. Impress your friends with these 8 tequila cocktail recipes you can make at home. 1. Margarita Is there any cocktail more symbolic of tequila than … Read more

20 Fun Things To Do In Tijuana Mexico

Baja California Road Trip Itinerary Tijuana Monumental Arch

Tijuana is always a good idea. Whether you’re heading south of the border to cut loose or it’s the starting point of your epic Baja California road trip, in this post I’ll share with you 20 fun things to do in Tijuana Mexico.  I’ve visited a few times and I’ve never had anything other than a … Read more

How to Take the Baja Ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz, Mexico

Side view of Baja Ferry in Mexico at the port

Chances are, if you’re a tourist taking the Baja Ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz, you’ve just rolled off Mexico’s splendid Copper Canyon Train (El Chepe as it’s known locally) and are looking to explore Baja California. In this post, I’ll give you all the information you need to take the ferry from Topolobampo to … Read more

Your Ultimate Baja California Road Trip Guide

Oceans, mountains, valleys, desert, giant cacti, whales, sea lions, tacos and beaches – taking a Baja California road trip down Mexico’s famous Ruta 1 (Route 1) gives you a lot to play with; over a thousand kilometres of coastline to play with, in fact. I visited the Baja California peninsula for the first time a … Read more

16 Best Things To Do in La Paz, Mexico

I stumbled into La Paz in Mexico by accident. I was tired and, after a night ferry from the mainland, a little less than fresh. But I forgot about my fatigue the second I saw the sea. The Sea of Cortez has long been declared (by none other than Jaques Cousteau) as one of the most … Read more

How To Go Wine Tasting in Ensenada

Valle de guadalupe with pink flowers

Step into any bar in Mexico and the drink of choice is overwhelmingly beer. Which may explain why Mexican wine is barely on the map. However, as the oldest wine producing region in the Americas – yes, that one surprised me too  – and with vines that can be traced all the way back to … Read more

How To Swim With Sea Lions in Mexico – Baja California

Want to go swimming with sea lions in the wild in Mexico? Isla Espiritu Santo near La Paz in Mexico’s Baja California is a great place to do it. Here’s what you can expect from your day on the Sea of Cortez and tour companies to book with. Jacques Couteau once said of the Sea … Read more