Gearing up for this year’s Cinco de Mayo festivities? With the popular May 5th holiday just around the corner, many are dusting off sombreros and planning which parade, festival or bar to drink at this year. But decades before the margaritas and fajitas, there was the Battle of Puebla and Mexico’s unlikely victory: the real meaning behind Cinco de Mayo.
I can’t remember the last time I rode a bike in my hometown and yet somehow I always end up bike riding during my travels. Our latest bike trip was through Bangkok’s lesser-known urban oasis: Bang Krachao. If you’ve got a day to spare in Bangkok and are eager to escape the bustle of the city, we’re sharing our tips so that you can DIY your own Bang Krachao day trip and explore Bangkok’s so-called green lungs.
As hungry and excited as you might be to eat your way through Mexico, sometimes the hardest part is knowing what to order. I’ve spent 6 months researching (read: eating) Mexican foods and wanted to share a bit more about the food culture with a beginner’s list of the best foods to try in Mexico and tips on where to find them and when to order them.
In the span of about two weeks, we went from having never heard of Lviv, Ukraine to spontaneously looking for an apartment to rent because we didn’t want to leave. Even after spending a month exploring this beautiful European city, we left feeling like we had only scratched the surface. There’s a lot more to Ukraine than meets the eye so we’re sharing 21 unique things to do in Lviv that we loved and hope you’ll enjoy too.
Despite having first heard about Blagaj years ago (thank you, Pinterest), I never really knew much about the town except for the fact that the photos looked gorgeous. Nonetheless, it was added to our never-ending list of travel goals and finally ticked off this month while visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina.
It was 2:00am in Split, Croatia and not only were Wes and I wide awake but we were out at the bus station waiting for our new friends and ready for another adventure. We had no expectations but knew that we’d have a fun day and would say yes to any and all opportunities that would come our way. What we didn’t know is that the events that would unfold over the next 24 hours would end with us being featured on the national evening news in Croatia…