Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca (pronounced; ‘Wah-haca’) is a city in southwestern Mexico famous for its cuisine, cultures, indigenous peoples and crafts and has been our favourite place on our journey so far. There was a special magic to be felt here and we both got a sense of authentic Mexico. The zocalo (or main square) is the mainContinue reading “Oaxaca, Mexico”

Mexico City/Puebla, Mexico

The overwhelming feeling flying into Mexico City from Cuba was one of shock, the sheer size of this place was mesmerizing. We later found out that the population of Greater Mexico city is over 21 million making it one of the biggest cities in the world.However, coming from Europe we recognised many similarities between MexicoContinue reading “Mexico City/Puebla, Mexico”

Cienfuegos, Cuba

Cienfuegos Cienfuegos, a city named after José Cienfuegos, Captain General of Cuba from 1816-1819  is a city located on Cuba’s south coast.  We stopped here en route to Trinidad to break up the long journey from Viñales. Cienfuegos is an industrial town but the historic centre boasts a number of notable buildings and monuments suchContinue reading “Cienfuegos, Cuba”


People talk about visiting somewhere for the first time and how different and diverse it can feel for an onlooking tourist. However, I have travelled all over the world and can honestly say that Havana is the most authentic city I have set foot in. The vibrant colours, sounds of chatter, car horns, music andContinue reading “HAVANA, CUBA”