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The boat pulls up and you step off the tiny dock right into the heart of the island. A golf cart zips by, restaurants are buzzing, and the waves are gently crashing below. Right away, you’re greeted with a sign telling you Caye Caulker's motto: Go Slow. A short walk...read more
Exploring the Maya ruins at Yaxchilan and Bonampak in Chiapas, Mexico is a once in a lifetime adventure! The ruins are still relatively unknown and you can sense the robust history around every corner. Even just getting to them is a great experience. You’ll take a...read more
If you’ve been anywhere in the Riviera Maya in Mexico (Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum), then you’re likely familiar with the spectacular color of the water. You also probably know these places are pretty much filled to capacity with tourists and are looking for...read more
WELCOME TO OFF PATH TRAVELS!
Hi! We’re Kristina and Michael…
And this is not your typical travel blog. Off Path Travels is for the adventure-seekers, the trailblazers, the cultural explorers, the perpetual wanderers. Ditch the tour bus and follow us as we get out there and get off path!
Meet your guides for this unforgettable journey: Kristina and Michael. Two 30-somethings with a relentless passion for travel, adventure, and culture. We left our comfy cubicle lives behind to travel the world full-time.
Here are our top recommendations for unique travel gifts. Any of the items on this gift guide will make your traveling friends or family members very happy. Some more than others. Of course, I’d rather get a new GoPro than an eye mask. But hey, it’s the thought that counts, right?!
Mazunte is one of the best beaches in Oaxaca, Mexico. It’s a small beach town full of laid-back vibes on the Pacific coast, and it’s Mexico’s next hot spot. The waves are calm, the water is comfortable, and the atmosphere is extremely relaxed.
Who doesn’t love infinity pools, especially ones atop high-elevation mountains with stunning views of a massive valley below? And what if it’s part of a natural spring cascading over the cliffside, resulting in giant, brightly-colored, petrified waterfalls? If this sounds amazing, Hierve el Agua is the place to be!