One day in Chichén Itzá

One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, no wonder (mmmh) why I had to see it! Chichén Itzá is the largest archaeological Maya site in Yucatan and most probably the most visited placin the Peninsula e too. How to get to Chichén Itzá?  From Piste: there’s a collectivo but apparently ‘not at this time of the day’ when I showed up early in … Continue reading One day in Chichén Itzá

2 days in Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Bacalar was definitely one of my favourite spots in Yucatan. Not that many tourists and bus tours wander, probably too far away from the actual riviera maya … and I’m glad they don’t! Bacalar is what every Mexican Pueblo Mágico should be. What to do in Bacalar? Enjoy the seven-colour lagoon: take a boat tour, rent a SUP or a kayak, or simply go to … Continue reading 2 days in Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico

2 days in Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico

I landed at Cancun airport early December 2021 and definitely wanted to avoid the resort crowds. So I decided that my first Mexican stop would to in Puerto Morelos, a more typical fishing Mexican town, a few kilometers south from Cancún. How to get to Puerto Morelos? I booked a Hotel shared shuttle (US $ 20) booked on the airport website. Two guys with a … Continue reading 2 days in Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Croatia: from Zadar to Split

Croatia has definitely become a popular destination in Europe. Three weeks or a short city trip – Croatia is suitable for everyone! I suggest in this post a four-day itinerary between the two gorgeous cities of Zadar and Split. One day in Zadar I arrived in Zadar early afternoon with a Ryanair flight. There are many flights leaving from all around Europe during summer. After … Continue reading Croatia: from Zadar to Split

10 days in the South Island, New Zealand

Time to explore the South island! From Wellington on, I couldn’t stop staring through the window of the plane, especially the contrast between mount Tapuae-O-Ueneku and the blue turquoise sea around Kaikoura. I had booked a hostel that was not really in the centre but with a very special story: it’s an old prison! The staff of the Jailhouse accomodation was super welcoming, with nice … Continue reading 10 days in the South Island, New Zealand