The El Cuyo sign at the beach with palm trees swaying in the wind

All You Need to Know About El Cuyo

El Cuyo is a small and sleepy fishing village located at the top of the Yucatan Peninsula. The main source of income here is not from a bustling tourism industry but rather the daily task of fishing. This, however, is exactly why we loved El Cuyo. Find out all you need to know to prepare for your upcoming visit to El Cuyo!

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The Cathedral in Valladolid at sunset

What to Do (and More) in Valladolid

Valladolid is a charming colonial town located in the Yucatan Peninsula. A lesser-known city on the tourist circuit. If you do have the chance to visit, you will be pleasantly surprised by the city’s charm and the warmth of the locals.

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The colourful streets of Campeche

What to Do in Campeche

Campeche has a beautifully preserved and historic old town, a culinary pedigree that stretches back hundreds of years and it is located close to white-sand beaches and ancient Mayan ruins. So, it’s difficult to say why the harbour town doesn’t enjoy the reputation of some of the cities further along the Yucatan peninsula such as Merida, Cancun or Tulum. But the deserted feeling within the old town, without tourists or the things that might lure them here, suggest that perhaps Campeche doesn’t really want that reputation. And that’s understandable. Find out everything you need to know to explore Campeche before it becomes the next big thing on the Yucatan.

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The Best Waterfalls in Chiapas

The ultimate guide to the best waterfalls in Chiapas. From the mighty El Chiflon, to picture-perfect las Nubes, to the stuninng Agua Azul. Find out which of Chiapas’ waterfalls to see and how to see them.

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Real de Guadalupe in San Cristobal de las Casas

What to Do in San Cristobal de las Casas

The charming mountain town of San Cristobal de las Casas is one of Mexico’s little gems. With great restaurants and bars and the surrounding natural wonders you won’t want to leave after a week. Find out our top travel tips to make sure you capitalize on your time in San Cristobal de las Casas.

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How to See the Fiesta Grande Chiapa de Corzo

Colour, noise and the smell of roast pork swirl around the Chiapa de Corzo’s town square over two weeks as the annual Fiesta Grande unfolds. The highlight of the region’s cultural, religious and social calendar, locals from all walks of life come to be swept up in this UNESCO listed festival.Here are five things to know before you go to the Fiesta Grande in Chiapa de Corzo.

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Sumidero Canyon

Things to Do in Chiapas: Tuxtla Gutiérrez

The capital of Mexico’s stunning Chiapas state, Tuxtla Gutiérrez is the jump-off point to explore one of Mexico’s most exciting regions, Chiapas. However, before you set off, find out what to do in Tuxtla Gutiérrez. And make sure you get to see the best of this valley city and its breathtaking natural surrounds.

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Sitting around the campfire on Playa San Diego

The Cost of Travel in Mexico by Van

How much does it cost to overland (travel) Mexico? While it varies significantly depending on the person, hopefully our general cost guidelines help you prepare for your next overlanding adventure!

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Van driving down a dirt road through the palm trees

The Best Beaches in Oaxaca: A Van Life Guide

Without a doubt, the highlight of our time in Oaxaca has been our time by the sea. The Oaxacan coast is one of Mexico’s most beautiful natural resources. It is here that having your own vehicle really comes into its own. Oaxaca is, for the most part, not as developed as other regions in Mexico and much of the coastline is made up of isolated beaches unreachable by public transport, without hotels, shops, restaurants or holiday-makers. We have put together a list of some of our favourite beaches we had the pleasure to explore over the course of two months on the coast of Oaxaca.

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