Welcome. I don’t use this much blog anymore, but there is still some good content here from back in the day, and I still travel a lot. Now though I just share on my Facebook and Youtube channels and then share that content here.

Oaxaca City in pictures – Day 7

Oaxaca seems to me a place which could accurately be described as in the middle of nowhere. I don’t know what I expected from the place, but after driving through mountain ranges up and down windy roads with nothing but little towns along the way,

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Take back your life while you still can

  I have on previous occasions tried to go into this with a soft touch so as not to offend anyone or come across as preaching / holier than thou. But I have since come to a few realizations. A. I don’t really care if

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New design and a new way of blogging

Yay my new design is done! I have had Tell them I said something offline for a few days in order to build my idea of the perfect site (one which will likely change again when I get itchy fingers and want to redesign it,

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A few days at Akumal lagoon

A friend of Sarah’s (Lisa) invited us and a few other people to come spend some time with her down in Akumal at a Villa she had rented for the week. If you have read my blog before you will know we love Akumal and

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Where there’s a Mexican, there’s a way!

The other day we went to get a stereo installed in our car. As much as I love delving into another culture, about ten minutes of Mexican music is enough to get a feel for things and then it’s onwards and arguably upwards to a

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Swimming with whale sharks in Cancun (the movie)

When you first set off traveling you imagine a certain type of life for yourself. You imagine mystery and culture, challenges and adventure. And you imagine it at every turn. Fortunately long term travel is not like this, especially for us. I say thankfully because

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Mexico to Belize: Our First Border Crossing

It is hard to believe but Sarah and I have already been back in Mexico for 6 months. And because tourist visas here only last for 6 months, this means we had to leave the country and come back in to get another 6 months.

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Road trip tester 1, epic non-success

Some might look at the evidence of our recent road trip (we can road trip now ’cause we bought a car!) and say “OK, epic fail on road trip test one”. Me, I like to think I am a ‘glass half full’ kinda guy and

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Buying a car in Mexico! Viva le bureaucracy

Woohoo! We bought a car! Actually it is more like an SUV, a very pretty white 2000 Nissan Pathfinder which has been really well looked after. At the end of this post I write a “how to” on buying a car in Mexico and Playa

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Zero calories for thirty four hours!

The first thing you’re probably wondering, is “Why the hell would you do that?”. To which I would have to answer, “I’m not entirely sure”. Sarah and I are on a diet at the moment, Sarah because she wants to tone up a little, me

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Woohoo! I made some money this month!

I could have titled this something like “How to make money while traveling” and piqued a wee bit more interest and possibly aroused the SEO spiders into action. But really I’m just stating that I did earn money, and letting you know where that money

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3 Weeks of touristy stuff in Playa del Carmen

So my sister was here in Playa del Carmen for three weeks having flown over from the UK (which was apparent by her translucent skin) for her second holiday ever, and man was it a busy 3 weeks. Sarah and I have kind of fallen

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So what are Cenotes?

You have probably heard me mention Cenotes a few times on this blog. You may also have seen a few photographs from me, trying to capture how beautiful they are. It is, though, exceedingly difficult to explain to people what an amazing phenomenon these natural

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Skydiving in Playa del Carmen, The Video Proof

Those of you who have been paying attention will have read my invigorating, life altering description of an invigorating, life altering event. It was titled “Holy F#*K I jumped out of a plane!“, and pertains to my first skydive a few days ago. It was

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Holy F#*K I jumped out of a plane!

I jumped out of a plane. No, wait a second, you’re listening, but you’re not hearing. I jumped out of a plane! I climbed through the door at ten thousand feet, and dropped off into open air. You may know someone who has skydived, or

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Aktun Chen Nature Park, What the Tourists DO

After many weeks of working on our blogs, our books, new websites (Eyepudding and the infamous Jimmy Eats World), Sarah and I decided it was time to do some travely stuff. Or rather she scored a couple free tickets for doing what she loves most,

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Walking Slowly, Without Purpose.

Last week they had a movie festival in Playa del Carmen, movies were free and as such I got to see a few films I probably would not have bothered with otherwise. One was a French animated film about a suicide shop (happy stuff) which

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How To Build A Website, Like My New One

So I haven’t posted on here for a bit, mainly because I have been building my new web design, digital art and graphic design website, and after about 3 days actual production she is finally done. Well mostly finally done. There are still a few

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