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

2 weeks in Dominican Republic

So when I told people I had booked flights for Dominican Republic, everybody assumed I was going to stay in an all-in resort sunbathing on the beach. These people don’t know me well. Dominican Republic is much more than that. Let me take you in a relaxed and colourful country plenty of hidden gems. A few days before Easter I landed in Punta Cana surrounded by … Continue reading 2 weeks in Dominican Republic

Santa Marta and Cartagena, Colombia

The Caribbean coast of Colombia is simply a delight : beautiful nature, warm vibe and interesting history! Santa Marta We arrived in Santa Marta directly from the paradisiac island of Providencia close to the Nicaraguan coast. The airport is 18km away from the city but the taxi was not very expensive (30 000 pesos). Bloggers seem not to really enjoy the city, quite busy and not … Continue reading Santa Marta and Cartagena, Colombia