Vacation well spent in Mombasa: Vast, sandy beaches, visit to an UNESCO site and exploring local wildlife

I visited Mombasa during Christmas 2016, during the fieldwork I was carrying out in the Taita Hills for my Masters Project. I stayed at Tides Inn Resort, a little north of Mombasa off the Malindi Road. To get to Mombasa I went with an air-conditioned bus from Voi. After arriving in Mombasa, one of the … Continue reading Vacation well spent in Mombasa: Vast, sandy beaches, visit to an UNESCO site and exploring local wildlife

Hiking through Rainforests and ancient Mayan temples in Tikal

Tikal National Park and archeological site is an enormously beautiful experience. I got to see it all. Sunset with rainforest and temples in the foreground, diverse wildlife, and well-preserved ruins with lots of history. If you come prepared, this might be the greatest outdoor experience you will get in northern Guatemala! View from Templo IV … Continue reading Hiking through Rainforests and ancient Mayan temples in Tikal

How to… Guatemala border crossing from Belize

Border crossings can be extremely intimidating to carry out. Language barriers, men with weapons, or you may even encount corruption. This can happen anywhere in the World, but be aware that people i poewerful positions make take advantage of you, especially if you are young and if you look wealthy. Border crossing from Belize to … Continue reading How to… Guatemala border crossing from Belize

Planning your Belize journey: Hostels, itineraries and transport

I visited Belize in September 2018 and spent a total of seven weeks in the beautiful country. Belize is an extremely diverse country, with white sandy beaches, tall Mayan temples and lush rain forest. In separate posts you can read about Caye Caulker, Cockscomb Basin and more! Belize is much different than it's neighboring countries, … Continue reading Planning your Belize journey: Hostels, itineraries and transport