Chichen Itza vs Tulum Mayan Ruins in Mexico

Tulum-Vs-Chichen-Itza

The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is full of incredible Mayan ruins.  This was the centre of the Maya empire, which stretched all over the Peninsula, and into what is now Belize and northern Guatemala.  Each of the Mayan ruins in Mexico has something special about it, and as no two are alike I would highly […]

Backpacking Tulum: What to Do in Tulum on a Budget

Tulum Mexico Guide - Ruins at Tulum

If you’re visiting Tulum on a budget I’ve put together this backpacking Tulum guide to help you get to know the town and its magnificent beaches, and some awesome ideas for what to do in Tulum if you’re on a backpacker’s budget! Why Visit Tulum? Tulum is a jewel in the crown of Mexico’s Caribbean […]

Night Diving with Crocodiles in Tulum Mexico

Night Diving with Crocodiles in Tulum Mexico

I have recently learned to dive, getting my PADI openwater scuba diving certificate in Utila, Honduras last year.  When I went to Tulum in Mexico, I was keen to practise my new-found skills, so contacted Koox Diving to see if I could go cenote diving with them in Tulum.  One of the owners, Jesus, offered […]

Cenote Diving in Tulum Mexico with Koox Diving

Cenote Diving in Tulum Mexico

After learning to dive in Utila Honduras, I was keen to test out my PADI diving certification in Mexico.  The last time I was backpacking in Tulum, I went snorkelling in some cenotes near Tulum, and saw some people diving in the cenotes there, so I thought this would be the perfect way to dive […]