Food in the Yucatan has its own flavour and has been much different from what I experienced in Canada. It draws its influences from many cultures including the local Mayan, Caribbean and Middle Eastern. I’m leaving the region, but not before recommending three more dishes to try:
Day 14: Campeche, Mexico I met my first Casanova nearly ten years ago. I was fresh out of university with a contract position in Halifax. After a quick search I found a group of people looking to share a house and within 15 minutes of >
Take other traveler’s opinions with a grain of salt. I heard that Campeche was boring and a mistake to go there. But a friend of mine, Juan-Carlos grew up there and I wanted to see the city.
Like most capitals, Merida is a pretty sleepy city that tends to shut down early so I emailed a Mexican friend to find out if there was any nightlife. He suggested going to the Mayan Pub, which he liked and said it was filled with locals >
For some, the most frightening aspect of my trip was where I would be sleeping. Hostels appear terrifying if you’ve never stayed in one and hostel horror movies haven’t helped the cause.