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[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Michelada and Nachos in San Cristobal de las Casas

Mexico roped me in with food. I’m not a food freak at all but while in Mexico I simply loved the food and drink and the endless bars and restaurants in places like Mexico City, Oaxaca de Juarez and especially in San Cristobal de las Casas. With Friday’s Featured Foods to come on Mexico, it’s Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Michelada and Nachos in San Cristobal de las Casas[…]