Lisa and I quit our jobs at the end of 2018 to embark on an extended travel adventure to Mexico and Central America. What followed was an incredible series of highlights - volcanoes, coral reefs, jungles, mountains, food, people, beaches - a simply spectacular period of our lives. Here is our 2019 story...
We're currently on Day 5 of our mandatory hotel quarantine after arriving back in Australia from the USA. Here's what it is like.
In case anyone is thinking of flying Mexico to LAX during the coronavirus crisis, this is how it panned out for us on 10 April 2020.
Well, we have made the decision to return to Australia. Feedback from friends and family around the world has been overwhelmingly positive and supportive
It's my sad duty to report that we have succumbed to the inevitable pressures of the coronavirus crisis and have decided to pull the pin on our 2020 adventure.
Lisa and I have stayed almost exclusively at Airbnb lodgings during our Mexico and Central America adventure. We love the variety of places on offer and the ability to conduct thorough research in advance of our booking. Here are our our best tips for ensuring you find the perfect Airbnb rental for your next trip.
Daily English language summary of Coronavirus news pertaining to Mexico and the state of Quintana Roo
Yesterday, the Mexican government officially declared a health emergency and ordered the suspension of all non-essential activities (public, private and social) until April 30th. Services deemed essential to maintain the economy include:
Fifteen months ago, Lisa and I embarked on the adventure of our lifetimes. We quit our jobs, gave notice to our landlord, sold our car, put our possessions into storage, and headed off with the intention of spending two years in Mexico and Central America. Our first year was absolutely brilliant. We visited seven countries. Climbed volcanoes. Snorkeled and SCUBA dived in the Caribbean. Met lots of amazing people. Ate wonderful, fresh food. Explored Mayan ruins. Generally had an awesome and relaxing time taking in everything these diverse countries have to offer. "Didn't you get homesick?" We returned home to Melbourne and New Zealand briefly over the Christmas period. One of the first things our friends asked was, "Didn't you get homesick?" The easy answer was, "not really",…
English language summary of Coronavirus news for Mexico / Quintana Roo