Friday’s Featured Food: Blue Tortillas in Mexico City, Mexico

Without much doubt or competition my favourite country (outside Northern Ireland) in the world for food is Mexico. I simply love Mexican food. I am not a big eater as most of you know, yet every day when we backpacked through Mexico, I was eating THREE meals. That’s three decent sized meals a day, all Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Blue Tortillas in Mexico City, Mexico[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Touring the Tequila and Mezcal Museum in Mexico City, Mexico

“It’s another tequila sunrise, stirring slowly across the sky.” – The Eagles While backpacking in Mexico sooner or later you will try tequila and mezcal. You might not know the difference, how it’s made or why there are thousands of different kinds. In my time in Mexico we did a Mezcal tasting, a tequila tasting Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Touring the Tequila and Mezcal Museum in Mexico City, Mexico[…]

Backpacking in Mexico: Top 10 Things to see and do in San Cristobal de las Casas.

I completed a hat trick of “San Cristobals” when I took my backpack to the cool city of San Cristobal de las Casas recently. I’d already visited San Cristobal in Bolivia in 2010 and the one in venomous Venezuela in 2011. But the Mexican city of the same name knocked the previous brace into touch. Read more about Backpacking in Mexico: Top 10 Things to see and do in San Cristobal de las Casas.[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Panny’s Birthday and Exquisite Mexican Cuisine at Plaza Real, San Cristobal de Las Casas

Anyone in a relationship knows that a birthday of either of you is the best excuse to have a fantastic meal and relax. There was no better way to do this with Panny, (my girlfriend of almost 4 years now) than by treating to her to quite simply the best restaurant in the city of Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Panny’s Birthday and Exquisite Mexican Cuisine at Plaza Real, San Cristobal de Las Casas[…]

World Borders: How to Get from Mexico to Guatemala (Ciudad Cuauhtemoc to La Mesilla)

Time for another installment of World Borders, and yes that means another journey with my passport exiting one land and entering another land. This was actually the first ever border I crossed in Central America and I only did it recently on the first of August, so here’s a run down of my journey, which Read more about World Borders: How to Get from Mexico to Guatemala (Ciudad Cuauhtemoc to La Mesilla)[…]

Visiting Misol Ha Waterfall Near Palenque, Mexico

On a day tour to Palenque and Agua Azul, there was also the added bonus of a trip to Misol Ha waterfall. This was on one of the side trips we did while based in San Cristobal de las Casas – a day out to Agua Azul waterfalls, Palenque ruins and Misol Ha waterfall. I’ll Read more about Visiting Misol Ha Waterfall Near Palenque, Mexico[…]

Staying at Hotel Villas Casa Morada, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

Mexico certainly surprised me. I loved the food, the people and the variety of things to see and do. In between all the tours of Mayan ruins, football stadiums and getting my fix of tacos and enchiladas, it was also my girlfriend’s birthday. So rather than settle for another night on a night bus or Read more about Staying at Hotel Villas Casa Morada, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico[…]