Trouble at the ATM

Trouble at the ATM

I try to keep safety in mind everywhere I go. I lock doors, I use hotel safes wherever possible and try not to carry too much that anyone would want that could make me a target. I am not paranoid, and I go almost everywhere, but I use common street sense. One area...
Isla Holbox to See Whale Sharks

Isla Holbox to See Whale Sharks

Isla Holbox (pronounced: whole bosh) is one of the few remaining unspoiled islands along Mexico’s Yucatan coast. Three hours west but a world away from Cancun, Isla Holbox is a gem known primarily as a place to see Whale Sharks, but it is more than that. Development...
Trying Out the Bus Service in Mexico

Trying Out the Bus Service in Mexico

When my friend Jon Nieporte of Foundation Escalera and I decided that we wanted to go see the Whale Sharks migrating off the coast from Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula I was excited. But, Jon was already in Tulum and I had to figure out a way to get from San Cristobal de...
Sweet Beer in Mexico

Sweet Beer in Mexico

  All over the central area of San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico are these little carts selling Cervecita Dulce or sweet beer. It is one of the things that you see every day but never think to try. I asked a few friends what it was and they had never...

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