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Mexico travel tips from a long-term expat

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30 Things to do in Playa del Carmen (by an Expat) 2023

There are just SO many things to do in Playa del Carmen — from exploring cenotes to scuba diving and…

How to Get from Cancun to Chichen Itza 2023

What’s the best way to get from Cancun to Chichen Itza? As a local expat, I will share the det…

Bacalar Mexico: My 2023 Guide to Bacalar Lagoon

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About Me

Hi! I’m Nellie  — a travel writer, book author, serial expat and fun mum. Having traveled to over 140 countries and lived in seven of them, I am now a long-term expat in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

On this Mexico travel blog, I’ll be sharing everything I’ve learned about Mexico: from its amazing foods to the mysterious cenotes, from world-famous Mayan ruins to lesser-know corners.

Join me on my journey as I dig deep and go under the surface of Mexico. Read more about my travels worldwide on

What Interests You?

Cenote Suytun Mexico


Beaches and Islands

Mayan Ruins

Explore Mexico with Me !

Mexico with Kids

san miguel de allende

Colonial Towns

Mexican Festivals

Mexico Destinations

Mexico City

Mexico’s city is massive, energetic, and frankly, misunderstood. Go a little deeper and you’ll discover a dynamic, multi-faceted city brimming with culture, history and character.


Poised along the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Tulum is famed for its crystal-clear turquoise water, cenotes (underwater caves), and well-preserved Mayan archaeological site.

San Miguel de Allende

Pastel colored colonial buildings and leafy green parks line the enchanting cobblestoned streets; church bell towers ring and the smell of jacaranda flowers fill the air. With a magical setting and a distinct European flair, San Miguel de Allende has stolen the hearts of many, including mine.

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This website has been named one of the best Mexico travel blogs by Feedspot. It receives around 30,000 readers per month and readership is growing rapidly.

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