Destinations

Guanajuato Travel: Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit Guanajuato and San Miguel

Guanajuato Travel: Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit Guanajuato and San Miguel

Last November, my husband, in-laws and I went to Guanajuato City and San Miguel de Allende to celebrate Day of the Dead. I had a fantastic time and loved every minute of our trip. We stayed at Hotel La Abadia Tradicional, and spent most of […]

Where to Stay in Guanajuato: Hotel Abadia Tradicional Review

Where to Stay in Guanajuato: Hotel Abadia Tradicional Review

A few months ago I celebrated Day of the Dead in Guanajuato. I visited with my husband as well as my in-laws and we had a wonderful time. Part of the reason I enjoyed my stay so much was due to the hotel that we […]

What I Learned Celebrating Día de Muertos in Mexico for the First Time

What I Learned Celebrating Día de Muertos in Mexico for the First Time

This year I celebrated Día de Muertos in Mexico for the very first time since moving here. It was an incredible experience and tons of fun. We celebrated Day of the Dead in both Mexico City and Guanajuato City and had an excellent time. I […]

How to Order Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Spanish & Explain Other Dietary Restrictions

How to Order Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Spanish & Explain Other Dietary Restrictions

It can definitely be overwhelming to visit a Spanish speaking country with dietary restrictions, especially when you don’t know the language. If you are vegan or vegetarian or have allergies and need help explaining them in Spanish, this article is for you. I am vegetarian […]

Speaking Spanish in Mexico: Basic Spanish Phrases and Mexican Slang

Speaking Spanish in Mexico: Basic Spanish Phrases and Mexican Slang

Are you planning a trip to Mexico but don’t speak much Spanish? Don’t worry, you’re in the right place. The first time I visited a Spanish speaking country I thought I was going to do pretty well. I had been minoring in Spanish at my […]

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Last spring, my husband and I went camping in Hope BC. We had originally thought we had booked a campground at Silver Lake in West Kelowna, but we had accidentally booked a campground in Hope. What was supposed to be a 45 minute drive turned […]

6 Hiking Day Trips from Mexico City

6 Hiking Day Trips from Mexico City

Mexico City is a beautiful, chaotic, art-filled city with endless activity options. While there are green areas and parks interspersed throughout the urban jungle, it can be nice to escape a bit and go hiking. After living in Mexico City for almost a year total, […]

Our NYC Honeymoon: 4 Day NYC Itinerary

Our NYC Honeymoon: 4 Day NYC Itinerary

Last month my husband, Arturo, and I went on our honeymoon to New York City. Arturo had been once before last Christmas with his family but it was my first time in the Big Apple. We had four precious days to spend in the city […]

20 Photos of the Bushwick Street Art in NYC that’ll Make You Want to Visit

20 Photos of the Bushwick Street Art in NYC that’ll Make You Want to Visit

My husband and I recently honeymooned in New York City and we had an absolute blast. Aside from eating all the vegetarian food in sight, one thing I really wanted to do was to see some street art. I’m a huge sucker for museums but […]

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guide for Every Season

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guide for Every Season

I was born in Vancouver, BC but all my childhood memories are from growing up in Kelowna. Kelowna has been my hometown for the vast majority of my life and I will always consider it home. If you’ve never been to Kelowna, you simply have […]