Category Archives: Mexico

How to swim with sea lions (ethically) in La Paz

After the disappointment of swimming with the whale sharks (note, seeing the whale sharks was fab but the experience was terrible) I decided to take our younger two kids on a full day trip to see the sea lions and visit some of the islands and beaches off the coast of La Paz (Mexico). If…

We have principles & we stood for them!

This post is about brand principles and morality and standing up for what you believe in, rather than selling your soul for greater blog traffic and likes. It also discusses what we consider to be animal abuse. What is HARO? HARO stands for Help A Reporter. This means that reporters & journalists send in requests…

20 things I learned living aboard a yacht

Following our very successful canal boat experience in Gloucester, we decided to spend some time living aboard a boat in La Paz, Baja California. On our trip to Mexico in January 2018, we signed on the dotted line to spend three weeks living on this yacht thing. I guess you could call it a yacht…

Belize Water Taxi; everything you need to know!

At the original time we caught the Belize water taxi from Chetumal in Mexico onto Caye Caulker in Belize, I couldn’t find any real information that was of much use so I’ve compiled this blog post to help you know more. Belize water taxi The water taxi is a small, pedestrian ferry service that connects…

What to expect snorkelling with whale sharks

When we were given an opportunity to assist with researching whale sharks we seized it with both hands and headed for La Paz in Mexico’s Baja California South.  We were all so excited to swim with these elegant beasts and we couldn’t wait to jump into the sea of Cortez to meet them. This is…

Where to eat vegan in Mahahual Mexico

Being vegan in Mahahual was incredibly challenging and very costly. Each meal cost us around 400-500 pesos which is roughly £15-19/$21-26.  So in a bid to save money we attempted to only eat two meals a day and buy our own fruit and vegetables but this in itself was just as expensive. Here’s out top…

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