Some parents might worry about taking their children to Mexico, because of safety and the necessary preventative vaccines, although there has been much progress and thankfully the country has recently been Malaria free. Despite this it is worth checking what is essential well before you travel.
The country is vibrant and exotic and there are some jabs recommended by the heath authorities, including tetanus, polio and diphtheria. Some people assume that Malaria tablets need to be taken as a cautionary measure but we were ensured that the risk is very low and we did not need to take any.
In Yucatan we also found there is no need to worry about safety. Police are ever present which does not necessarily mean a place is safe, however from our experience walking around the streets and villages, even at night, no one approached us and we never…
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