Mexico – Yucatan

Mexico was not on our map at all before speaking to the travel agent at Jysk Rejsebureau. We don’t know why but we did not really consider it and probably also found it too dangerous travelling with relatively small kids. But speaking to him we became quite intrigued and since he had just been there with his two year old daughter and did not come across as a reckless person obviously there were more to Mexico than we thought. The Yucatan peninsula is actually quite safe, and as long as you stay away from the most touristy places we should be able to experience a unique combination of culture, beautiful nature and delicious food. Maya ruins are of course also at the top of our list and we might actually make it as far south as Belize. We became so fascinated with all the possibilities that we are going to spend almost a full month in Mexico.

Blog posts below.

Our 5 beautiful day-trips in and from Merida

We had great time in Merida - a perfect hub for exploring the Northwestern part of Yucatan. Like Valladolid Merida ...
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Great trip to Grutas de Calcehtok and Uxmal

Reading about Grutas de Calcehtok and the adrenalin and muddy experience people had had there we really did not know ...
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Cuzama Cenotes – Chelentun, Chacsinicche, Bolonchojol

After reading lots of great reviews of the Cuzama Cenotes we were really looking forward to this trip. And they ...
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Chichen Itza: crowded, expensive, touristy and fenced off but still a great experience

Reading any review of Chichen Itza you will find that it is crowded and all the ruins are closed off ...
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Exploring the Valladolid area with children

We rented the best accommodation of our entire journey just outside Valladolid, an entire house that we found on AirBnB ...
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Ria Lagartos biosphere reserve

Ria Lagartos biosphere reserve is home to lots of flamingoes, pelicans, other birds, and crocodiles. It is situated on the ...
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Visiting the Coba Archaeological site (Coba Ruins)

On our way from Tulum to our next stop in Valladolid we paid another visit to Coba. This time so ...
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Daytrip to Muyil Ruins and the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Inspired by this excellent blog post we wanted to do a half-day trip to the Muyil Maya Ruins and Sian ...
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Visiting Coba Cenotes: Choo-Ha, Tamcach-Ha and Multum-Ha

After our half day at home in Tulum we all needed to get out of the house again (yes, we ...
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Homebaked buns for breakfast in Tulum – well sometimes reality cannot quite keep up with the description

In Tulum we stayed at a casita (small house) just 5-10 minutes walk from the main street with all the ...
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Rainy days and too many tourists and beach clubs at Isla Cozumel

We arrived to Isla Cozumel on the car ferry, which was easy and cheaper than we thought, only 587 Mexican ...
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Our favourite local restaurant in San Miguel, Cozumel and how we ended up eating budget food at a fancy restaurant

After eating at a couple of different restaurants for dinner and lunch we finally found "our place". Even if you ...
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Noah blasts his free diving records and is now at 37 seconds

Noah has really taken to free-diving to the extend that we are starting to become a little nervous when he ...
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Lots and lots of sea turtles and rays snorkeling at Akumal beach, Mexico

After the less successful snorkeling tour from Puerto Morelos we decided to find the best place to snorkel directly from ...
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Amazing food, beautiful reefs and two freezing kids at Puerto Morelos, Mexico

On our third day in Puerto Morelos the good weather returned and we decided to go snorkeling. Since the reef ...
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Puerto Morelos – our first stop in Mexico

On our first day in Puerto Morelos, we slept until 10.30 AM because of our jetlag and getting to bed ...
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We love Mexico but it took two reroutings, a couple of heated moments and one rental car scam to get here

Probably we did not realize how eager we had been to get out of LA before we got to Yucatan, ...
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  1. Juan José Ruiz Ferrer
    January 22, 2016

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    Hi Jesper!
    i just saw your conference on Getting Real Value out of your Planning Efforts with Story Mapping which Taught me a lot and changed the my perspective about Agile. I live in Mexico city and i would like to tell you that you should totally go to “Bolonchoojol, Chaczinicche y Chelentún” those are Water wells (cenotes in spanish \si-ˈnō-tē\) where you can swim and dive. It’s a fantastic place to visit. If you ever travel to the city feel free to contact me.

    • admin
      January 25, 2016

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      Glad you liked it and thanks for the travel tip. It looks beautiful and I think we will definitely pay it a visit. We are sticking to Yukatan so unfortunately we will not have time to visit Mexico city.

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