Central America

Scuba Diving in Casa Cenote, Mexico (with video)

I got a super awesome gift for my birthday! Scuba diving in cenotes! I love that on so many levels: It’s a great gift because I love diving! Also it’s an experience, not a thing. I’ll keep the memory for ever while a thing might be useless or broken in some time. I love the sweet drawing produced…

How our kids survived 8 months of full time RV traveling

How our kids survived 8 months of full time RV traveling

Time flies! Feels like yesterday when we sold all our stuff to go traveling. We’ve been to many great places and seen many amazing things. As much as we enjoyed the Western part of the US and Canada, we truly love Mexico. Baja California with it’s lonely white beaches and whale sharks right there. And…

Palenque in just one hour! Should you do it? (video)

Palenque in just one hour

The weirdest thing happened. Even though I’m full a time traveler and I should have sufficient time at each location to explore and enjoy the sites that I’m visiting, I found myself one day with only one hour to visit Palenque. What is one hour worth when visiting a Maya Ruins site which under normal…

How to visit the monarch butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico with kids (incl. Video)

Monarch butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico

This is a natural spectacle that is worth traveling for, especially when you’re traveling with kids. Millions of Monarch butterflies spent the winter months (starting end of October) in Mexico in Michoacan and Mexico State. They come from Canada and the USA. Check out the details about the incredible life of the monarchs on Wikipedia. In Michoacan,…

Mondays Around the World ~ Traveling in Belize City

John, a Canadian originally from Windsor, Ontario, is just beginning his world travels outside of North America. He started his trip in Cancun, Mexico and has since gone South, most recently through Belize. He has spent time in San Ignacio, Cayo Province and on the key island of San Pedro. In Belize City he stayed with…

When the dead come for a visit ~ Dia de los Muertos

Oddly but truly the day when the dead return for a visit: Dia de los Muertos. Last Saturday I wanted to take pictures of the Procession through Mission District, San Francisco. Packing my bag I thought about light ratio, lenses, filters and charged batteries. When I arrived at 24th and Mission, I admired a huge…