For as long as I can remember, I’ve been looking for an excuse to travel. I considered it selfish of me to want to travel purely for the sake of travelling and so I was often trying to come up with legitimate reasons to get away. I know there are others out there looking for reasons to embark on a trip so here are 10 excuses to help convince those of you that need convincing. Read more
After spending over a week in Cabo San Lucas, it was quite the relief to end up two hours away in a small city called La Paz. The words la paz in Spanish literally mean ‘the peace’ and that’s exactly what it felt like when we arrived. Read more
News stories can often paint a bad picture when it comes to Mexico, especially when you read headlines about the state of Sinaloa. Being home to one of the biggest cartels in the country can leave many wondering if the city of Mazatlan is safe to visit. After spending some time there recently, I hope that the recent bad reputation doesn’t stop you from visiting such a beautiful city.
Our adventures in Mexico started in Cabo San Lucas and it wasn’t long before we realized how expensive of a tourist destination it is. Everywhere you go, there are vendors trying to sell you all sorts of tours that can cost over $100. While we won’t argue that they’re offering amazing experiences (zip-lining, ATV tours, dolphin encounters, etc), we can say that they were well over our budget. Read more
Being a European in Africa, or Chinese in Mexico doesn’t automatically make you a tourist. With growing expat communities and international job opportunities all over the world, tourist destinations have a more multi-cultural presence than ever before. What does this mean for travelers? Your chances of looking like a local are better! Read more
Cabo San Lucas is a great destination in Mexico but being such a big stop for tourists, it can be more expensive than being at home. Here’s how we managed to eat and sleep for cheap without making any sacrifices.