White sand beach, Playa del Carmen – Mexico

White sand beach, Playa del Carmen – Mexico

Playa del Carmen has one of the best beaches I’ve ever had the privilege of walking on (and this is coming from an Australian). The soft white sand is composed of coral, which means that the sand remains cool even when it is baking hot, which was every day when I was there. Usually on […]

The Yellow City, Izamal – Mexico

Yellow Streets, Izamal - Mexico

Izamal, in the state of Yucatán, is known as “The Yellow City”. No prizes for guessing why. Travel Photos: Izamal Photo Gallery

Cathedral of Valladolid – Mexico

Cathedral Valladolid

Cathedral of Valladolid – Mexico. Travel Photos: Valladolid Photo Gallery

Cathedral of San Ildefonso, Mérida – Mexico

Merida Cathedral

Cathedral of San Ildefonso in Mérida is the oldest cathedral in Mexico, and the second oldest in the Americas. Travel Photos: Merida Photo Gallery

Platform of Venus and the Temple of Kukulkan, Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza- Mexico

Platform of Venus and the Temple of Kukulkan, Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico. Travel Photos: Chichen Itza Photo Gallery

Brown Pelican, Puerto Vallarta – Mexico

Brown Pelican

Sitting with a brown pelican on the beach at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Travel Photos: Puerto Vallarta Photo Gallery

Cost of living in Playa del Carmen – Living in Mexico for $850 a month

Living in Playa del Carmen

One of the most common questions I get asked is how I can afford my lifestyle of travel around the world. First I need to explain that I am working while travelling, so it’s not like I’m living the life of leisure. I have also been asked if I am the dot com millionaire James […]

Chichen Itza is wonderful, but should it be a new 7 wonder of the world?

Chichen Itza

Being based in Playa del Carmen has been ideal for visiting the highlights of the Yucatan Peninsula. One sight that has been high on my visit list is Chichen Itza. Not counting Luxor Las Vegas or the Louvre Pyramid, this was the first time I have seen a pyramid. The Chichen Itza archaeological site contains […]

Playa del Carmen – An ideal home base for the Yucatan Peninsula

Playa del Carmen

Being a full time working nomad I have been testing out the right balance of work and travel. Currently the one month on/one month off system is working for me. This year I have managed to spend a month in Penang, as well as a couple of months in Chiang Mai in between travels. While […]