Buying Land and Building a House in Mexico

Before buying my house in Merida, I had seriously considered buying a plot of land and building a house in Mexico. I had chosen where I wanted to live, driven around searching for suitable plots of land and obtained quotes from architects and construction companies before ultimately coming to the decision that for me personally, … Read more

25 Fascinating Yucatan Peninsula Facts to Know Before You Go

It can be interesting to read and learn Yucatan peninsula facts if you have an interest in Mexican history and culture, especially if you plan on spending any amount of time in Southeastern Mexico. This is one of the most unique and culturally-rich parts of Mexico and many of the people that live in this … Read more

How to Get from Cancun to Mahahual: Your 2023 Local’s Guide

Curious how to get from Cancun to Mahahual? The two destinations make a great inclusion to any trip to the Mexican Yucatan and fortunately, the journey between them both only takes a couple of hours.  You have a couple of options available for making the 355km journey. You can take the bus, organise a private … Read more

Cancun Vs Puerto Vallarta: Which is Better for Your 2024 Vacation?

If you are looking for a relaxing tropical getaway to Mexico, you might be struggling to decide between Cancun versus Puerto Vallarta. The two coastal towns are among the most popular travel destinations in the country and on the surface of things, their offering looks quite similar.  Cancun and Puerto Vallarta are both known for … Read more

How to Get from Merida to Valladolid in 2023: Your Complete Guide

If you are planning on travelling around the Yucatan, you are very likely to make the journey from Merida to Valladolid. Merida, the cultured capital of the Yucatan state, makes a great base for a wider exploration of the region while the pueblo magico of Valladolid is home to gorgeous churches, plazas and cenotes, and … Read more

How to Get from Merida to Campeche Mexico: Your 2023 Guide

If you are spending any amount of time in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, you might be wondering how to get from Merida to Campeche City. Campeche is well worth visiting, and for the time being, at least, this gorgeous colonial city flies largely under the radar and sees a fraction of the tourists seen by other … Read more