Mexico

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 […]

Why You Should Visit Frida Kahlo’s House in Coyoacán, Mexico City

Why You Should Visit Frida Kahlo’s House in Coyoacán, Mexico City

Coyoacán is a beautiful small part of Mexico City steeped in rich Mexican history. My last week in Mexico (for now anyway) was two weeks ago and I was determined to make the most of it. I insisted that my fiancé, Arturo and his family […]

An Amazing Day Trip from Mexico City: Visiting Las Grutas de la Estrella

An Amazing Day Trip from Mexico City: Visiting Las Grutas de la Estrella

The other day my fiancé’s family and I took a trip to Ixtapan de la Sal to explore Las Grutas de la Estrella. Las Grutas are caves that are surrounded by lush forest and a bubbling river. The river runs into the cavern and if […]

Ex Convento del Desierto de los Leones: One of My Favorite Places in Mexico City

Ex Convento del Desierto de los Leones: One of My Favorite Places in Mexico City

The Ex Convento del Desierto de los Leones was one of the first places Arturo took me to when we got to Mexico City. We knew we had to take my family to this beautiful site when they visited us last month. Technically this beautiful […]