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.

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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Going To The Doctor In Mexico, Because Of Goggles

Dag nab it, I dun broke my neck again! It’s not like I wasn’t being cautious, I wasn’t running down the beach doing handstands or partaking in Mexican Dwarf throwing competitions. Do you want to know what it took to throw my neck out? At

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Pizza and Cenotes in the Mexican Jungle

A couple days ago we received an invitation from one of Sarah’s friends who owns a piece of land just outside of Playa del Carmen in an ecological development called Sac-be. The land around hers is still quite undeveloped and is privately owned by some

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Mexico Yucatan Road Trip Photos Part 2

Part 2 of our great drive in the Yucatan (Part 1 is here if you missed it), more or less corresponds to day two, or three, my youthful indulgence in chronic Chronic makes it hard to recall… Either way we took in more tiny towns,

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Mexico Yucatan Road Trip in Photo’s

When Sarah and I did our recent road trip through the Yucatan, we did the standard traveler thing and took a couple hundred photographs to immortalize the journey. Due to an oversight on the camera charger, the majority of these were on our Samsung Galaxy

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Small Town Mexico, Driving Through the Yucatan

I recently had what would truly be considered a first world problem, I needed a holiday from my holiday. More than anything, I needed a holiday from my attempt to stop smoking and the sameness of what we have been doing for the last couple

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Semana Santa in Playa del Carmen

Tis the season that Jesus died, or rose from the dead, I’m not quite sure. Either way many many years later a lot of Mexicans and tourists decided to celebrate Semana Santa (Easter) by hitting the beaches of Playa del Carmen. Far from the quiet

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My Underpants Are Too Tight

My underpants are too tight, they do not fit me and it’s becoming an issue. On the flip side I suppose you could say that I am too fat and therefore I do not fit into the underpants. But on this particular occasion they were

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3 Weeks Without Smoking, Grrrr!

This post seems surprisingly hard to write. Sarah and I have just come back from a three day road trip through the Yucatan, and we had a great time. So you would think the words would spill, but unfortunately I am still dealing with the

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You got burned sun!

It had to happen. Sooner or later I had to be one of those people. The ones you walk past on the beach whilst sniggering, flabbergasted at how they could still be lying in the sun when their skin had already turned a nasty lobster

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What Would It Take To Be Content?

Calm down Sally, you live in paradise. It’s a funny thing the way we look for problems in life, or how we create problems. I have what a lot of people would consider the ideal lifestyle. I don’t have to work (I still do though,

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