Mexico – A Land of Heart
I’ve been lucky enough to visit Mexico three times over the last six years, a record that is seemingly common and not enough at the same time. While America frequently shows Mexico in a xenophobic distorted lens, or one geared for tourists, the truth is far different than people expect. There is no doubt that…
Five Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Five Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo – without being disrespectful
Day Trips – to go or not to go?
There are times in life where preconceived notions have to be put to the test and nothing has challenged me more than the subject of day trips (in regards to travel anyway). Well before I started venturing into the world on my own I had in my head that the best way to travel was…
Planning for the Unknown
… because in our world of instant gratification people don’t always understand that other parts of the world have more layers to their exploration.
Don’t Be An Ugly American
One of the things I hate most when I travel is seeing people be an “Ugly American”. Well really you could insert anything after “Ugly” (but for a magical reasons Canadians aren’t on this list). Regardless, my point is that the world was not designed and created to make Americans more comfortable in moving through…
Travel Gear on a Budget
Many people say that a good suitcase can change your life. This is undoubtably true. The appendix to that statement is that it doesn’t have to break the bank. As someone that yearns to be in the road I travel several times a year and spend many weekend away. I need a suitcase that can…
Make Sure You’ve Got the Docs
Plan ahead with your visas and passports
I’ll Take the Adventure
True story, my engagement ring only cost $60. My wedding ring was inherited from my grandma. I made my own wedding dress, bridal bouquet, invitations, programs, and endless other details. True story, I wanted the honeymoon more than I wanted the wedding. Not that I didn’t love the celebration of my marriage or being with…
The World Isn’t Disney for Americans
What concerns me is not that people visit in droves, or that their focus is on a romantic ideal. For I have also been that person. No, the concern is the disconnect from the reality of a place. Like Disneyworld the grit of the world has been cleaned away in many places.
Mexico Adventures in Snorkeling
2017 moving into 2018 have been a time of trying new and exciting things I never thought I would be able to try. While snorkeling, scuba etc. all seem like normal vacation and travel things, things that most people in the United States have tried, I never have had the chance. Not until my late…