La Llorona Xochimilco: Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico City

La Llorona Xochimilco: Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico City

Yesterday evening, my husband and some friends and I attended the La Llorona show in Xochimilco, Mexico City. The evening consisted of riding the famous colorful trajineras of Xochimilco at night to a small island where the show occurred. The La Llorona Xochimilco show was…

One of the Best Hotels in Valle de Bravo: El Santuario Resort & Spa

One of the Best Hotels in Valle de Bravo: El Santuario Resort & Spa

As a birthday gift my husband surprised me with a one night stay at one of the best hotels in Valle de Bravo! We had an absolutely incredible weekend and I’m already trying to figure out when we can go back. El Santuario Resort and…

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Mexico City

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Mexico City

Collectively I have now lived in Mexico City for about a year and a half now. I absolutely love the food here and I am so happy to say that Mexico City has such a wonderful, growing vegan food scene. Below are a list of…

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…

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,…

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

Earlier this month my husband and I got married at the beautiful Barceló resort in Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico. My husband, Arturo, is from Mexico City and I’m Canadian so this was a destination wedding for both of us. Obviously if you’re planning a wedding you…