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

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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 …

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

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“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 …

Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

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I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and …

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

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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 …

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

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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) …

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

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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 …

Visiting Misol Ha Waterfall Near Palenque, Mexico

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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 …

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

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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 …

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