Mexico Resources

Is It Safe to Travel in Mexico?

If you were to listen to the mainstream news, visiting Mexico doesn’t sound like a great idea. Previously it has had a bad reputation for crime—frequent headlines of narco-violence and regular travel warnings. But don’t let sensationalist news stories deter you from travelling to this vibrant Latin American destination. Aside from dangerous areas along the Read more...

Ajijic, Mexico: A Gem of a Town

As full-time travellers, housesitting and writing about our global adventures for our travel blog, my husband Duncan and I travel to some incredibly interesting places. Mexico is one of our all-time favourites. It’s a country that we keep returning to. Since 2013, we have visited three times, spending over nine months in total travelling its length and breadth—and we still haven’t covered it all...

The Insider’s Guide to Tulum, Mexico

Once a tiny, unknown fishing village along a stretch of untouched white sand, these days Tulum is a bustling, popular tourist attraction full of yoga retreats, shaded seaside hammocks and outdoor restaurants carved into the jungle. You’ll still find plenty of white sand and plenty of fish, but now you’ll also find modern amenities like air conditioning and luxury spas...

Latin Lovers, Welsh Buccaneers and Sunset Reflections

A legendary Latin lover once gave some advice to a younger man. “You cannot make love to every beautiful woman you meet,” he said, “but oh, my son, at least you might try.” I was thinking about this…about love affairs...as I gazed across the rooftops of Casco Viejo, Panama’s historic quarter. Some are passionate and last a lifetime, some are fleeting and some exist only in our minds...

Enjoying a New Life in Latin America

For the longest time, I’ve wanted to live somewhere in Latin America,” says Sydney native Cathy Crossing. “I always loved the music of that region and wanted to have the opportunity to learn more by living there. “I have played the clarinet since I was a child and have performed as part of a quartet in England, Scotland, France and Belgium as well as Australia...

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