The Best Hostels in Mexico City – Where to Stay in Mexico City

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Searching for the best hostels in Mexico City? Not sure where to begin? We’ve got you covered! Mexico City hasn’t always had the best reputation, however these days the city has cleaned up its act. Mexico City is now a bustling, diverse and cosmopolitan capital. It has revamped many of its public spaces, and the… Read More

The Best Hostels in Playa del Carmen

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Looking for the best hostels in Playa del Carmen? If you are like the thousands of backpackers and budget travelers who visit Play del Carmen every month then you are on the hunt for affordable accommodations in this spectacular Mexican beach destination. No worries, we are here to weed out the duds and to help… Read More

Cozumel, Mexico on a Backpacking Budget – Backpacking Mexico

Cozumel Mexico

Can Cozumel be visited on a backpacking or shoe string budget? Cozumel is more than just a luxury destination for cruise ships and scuba divers. The island has a reputation for being one huge dock for cruises, and to an extent that is true. There ARE a ton of cruise ship day trippers in San… Read More

Things to Do in Playa del Carmen – Exploring Mexico

Sunset in Playa del Carmen

There are so many things to do in Playa del Carmen. Say hello to Playa del Carmen, Cancun’s trendy European step-sister. No longer a secret, this once tiny fishing town has exploded in popularity in recent years. Playa is so trendy, in fact, that it has become the fastest growing city in Latin America. And with… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas on a Backpacking Budget

San Cristóbal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas is a  colonial city located in the gorgeous Mexican state of Chiapas. Snuggled in a stunning highland valley San Cristobal’s historic cobblestone streets, cathedrals, and colorful buildings beg to be explored. San Cristobal is said to be the cultural capital of the Chiapasregion in Mexico, and is the epicenter of… Read More

The Exclusions of All-Inclusive Resorts

From Cancun to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico’s Northern Yucatan Coast is rapidly turning into one huge resort. Some of these expansive decadent getaways for (mostly) Americans and Europeans are what we call “all-inclusive,” meaning food and bottom shelf liquor are included in the price of your stay. You can drink and eat to your heart’s… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

There are moments in life that I feel like my mind is open and I understand with absolute clarity that I am connected to the universe and everything in it. I am a tiny part of it, made up of even tinier pieces, likely from thousands of light years away. Each and every one of us,… Read More

Playa del Carmen on a Backpacking Budget

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

In many ways Playa Del Carmen Mexico is like Cancun’s little European step-sister. Playa del Carmen receives a lot of tourists, a great deal of them from Europe, and it has a very evolved party scene, just like Cancun. It is very touristic along the main strip, known as 5th Avenue, and seemingly gets busier… Read More