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Been there, haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mayan Ruins at Tulum Edited Original Size (640x480)

This is a guest post by Micki Kosman of The Barefoot Nomad Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula is best known for the crowded beaches and all inclusive resorts of Cancun and Playa del Carmen. As a family of four, with two little kids in tow, we wanted to travel at a quiet pace away from the crowds. Surprisingly, finding […]

Exploring Peru


This is a guest post by David Elliott Peru, on South America’s Pacific coast, has its north-eastern portion in the upper Amazon basin and is mostly equatorial rainforest, whilst its south-western region is occupied by the majestic Andes Mountains. The contrast couldn’t be greater, and Peru provides exciting opportunities for exploration of a culturally and naturally […]

Prehistoric Peru – ancient sights you’ll never forget


It’s impossible to consider the history of South America without mentioning its pre-Columbian civilizations and indigenous people who made a lasting impact on modern culture and left their mark on the landscape. Indeed this prehistoric history is one of the most alluring reasons to visit the continent and Peru is one of the best examples; […]