Visiting cenotes in Yucatan – the sacred Mayan underground natural pools

Kantun Chi - Visiting cenotes in Mexico

Secretly hidden among the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula, the cenotes in Mexico were once considered a portal between the underworld and us. Today, it is a bit more complex than that. We were driving for almost an hour through the dense jungle and beside a couple of signs indicating we are in the right […]

How to plan an adventure road trip at the Yucatan Peninsula

Cenote Trip in Yucatan - Kayak Cenote Kantun Chi

Cenotes, white sandy beaches, Mayan temples or traditional villages – a road trip at the Yucatan Peninsula means a lot of options and decisions to be made. Everyone who ever went on a road trip knowns the struggles of planning the perfect itinerary. You want to have a good mix of activities, discover “on” and […]

Road Trip in Yucatan – Tips for renting and driving a car in Mexico

Road Trip in Yucatan – Tips for renting and driving a car in Mexico

Rent a car, plan your itinerary, and prepare for an emergency. Here is all you need to know before you start a road trip at the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico There is nothing like a road trip in a new country and Mexico does not disappoint.  I have been on assignment at the Yucatan peninsula […]

Exploring the Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA) in Mexico

Exploring the Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA) in Mexico

Located at the coast of Cancun, the Underwater Museum of Art in Mexico is an exciting getaway for those wanting to discover something new and unique The marine life has always fascinated me. It is a completely different world in a totally strange environment waiting to be fully discovered. I always saw myself as an […]

Islands of the Yucatan Peninsula – Isla Mujeres or Cozumel?

Isla Mujeres or Cozumel?

Located in one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, Isla Mujeres and Cozumel are two very diverse paradises. The question is: which one is better?   Minutes away from Quintana Roo’s coastline in the Mexican Caribbean, Isla Mujeres and Cozumel are two of the most popular islands not only in Mexico, but in the […]

Can you recognize all these Mexican dishes

mexican food

  by Sofia Jimenez Anybody who has ever been to Mexico knows: one of the greatest things the country has to offer is the food. The variety is huge and there are so many colors and strong flavors, to me as a Mexican it´s definitely one of the things I love the most about my country […]

Do you know where these American landscapes are located?

  Oh America! What a great continent! And of course I´m not talking about America as a country, but America as a region. A place full of astonishing landscapes, amazing people and with one of the most diverse cultural backgrounds in human history. A region that consists of 55 countries (including some regions like Greenland and the […]

7 ways to save money while traveling in the United States

by: Aura Jimenez United States have deserts, mountains, snow peaks and many other landscapes to leave you speechless. For that reason it sounds crazy that a country with so many different places is not a hotspot for backpacking. I guess that big distances, relatively expensive prices and not such a big travel culture, makes a […]

6 tips to get to know new place better

by Aura Jimenez I know there’s much more in a place than its main attractions. Of course, everybody loves visiting the centerpieces of a city, taking one or another selfie and posing like you are grabing the Eifel Tower in Paris with your fingers. However, for me, this just isn’t enough and if you prefer absorbing the culture […]

5 things you will miss during your exchange and 5 more you will miss back at home

Image by: Fernando de Sousa for flickt 1. Having long conversations with your friends at home about anything important Remember those conversations about who will be eaten by aliens first? Being in an exchange means meeting new people and new friends every day. At first this might sound very interesting and fun but there are […]