Contoy Island Tour, Mexico

Traveller, Sun-Herald, Australia – May 13, 2018 “Make some noise for the crew,” bellows an excitable guide. “No noise, no lunch!” I’m in Cancun, Mexico’s Vegas by the sea, and have signed up for this “Paradise Island” boat tour for what I’d hoped would be a respite from the town’s all-you-can-drink happy hours and pole-dancingContinue reading “Contoy Island Tour, Mexico”

Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Traveller, Sydney Morning Herald, Australia – May 12, 2018 My guide Sam has just earned himself some serious brownie points. The climb to the El Mirador lookout is a one-kilometre-long thigh-punisher – a relentless series of uneven rocky steps and steep wooden ladders that would be taxing enough on a cool day, let alone inContinue reading “Semuc Champey, Guatemala”