How Much Does it Cost to Travel? Mexican Road Trip

By Steph | September 8, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope that by […]

11 Can’t Miss Things to Do in Oaxaca

By Guest Poster | April 6, 2017

We went to Oaxaca without knowing what to expect. We knew that Oaxaca was supposed to be fun and colorful and have tasty food, but that was essentially the extent of our research. In the end, I’m glad we didn’t overthink Oaxaca: it gave the city a chance to surprise us. Oaxaca ended up being […]

6 Mistakes I Made When Visiting Mexico

By Megan Stetzel | January 25, 2016

I spent a few weeks in Mexico recently, and it really impacted me. I haven’t been able to stop dreaming about my time in that awesomely delicious country since I sauntered across the boarder to Guatemala. Because I can’t stop thinking about it, I can’t stop writing about it! This one is going to be a little […]

10 Reasons To LOVE Mexico City

By Megan Stetzel | January 18, 2016

There are so many reasons to LOVE Mexico City here are just a measly 10! This is the second post in a two part series. Check out the other side of the argument: 10 Reasons to NOT LOVE Mexico City! As you will notice, many of the items on this list are also on the […]

A Quick Guide To Eating Gluten Free In Mexico

By Megan Stetzel | January 15, 2016

Eating gluten free in Mexico proved to be one of the simplest challenges I’ve experienced to date while traveling. This is the land of corn and rice. Every so often you find an annoying place or dish that insists on using flour tortillas, and you always have to pass on the delicious tortas (sandwiches). BUT […]

10 Reasons to NOT LOVE Mexico City

By Megan Stetzel | January 14, 2016

After 10 days in Mexico City, I had a lot of feelings for Mexico City. There were plenty of reasons to LOVE Mexico City but there were also plenty of reasons to not love Mexico City. A little background: I booked a ticket to Cancun on a whim after a week at the TBEX conference […]

Inside a Market in Cancun and No, I Don’t Mean the Hotel Gift Shop

By Megan Stetzel | December 24, 2015

During my off the beaten path in Cancun experience, I was able to start my exploration of Mexico from a local side. By staying in an Airbnb (read about why I chose to do this here) instead of in a hotel, I was able to really get to know the local culture, food, and my […]

Why You Should Stay at an AirBnb in Cancun Instead of a Hotel

By Megan Stetzel | December 22, 2015

As I’ve mentioned, my stay in Cancun wasn’t of the traditional route. I decided to stay in an Airbnb Cancun instead. Read more about my experiences off the beaten path in Cancun here! There’s even a video. Confession time: it was my first Airbnb! After my awesome experiences staying in bed and breakfasts in Vermont, […]

Things to Do in Cancun, Mexico Off the Beaten Path

By Megan Stetzel | November 27, 2015

Here’s my fun fact of the day: Cancun is WAY more than just big fancy hotels, all inclusive, and immaculately kept beaches. There’s an entire small city located off the beaten path and there are so many things to do in Cancun besides all inclusives. My first day in Cancun landed me right in an […]

Is It Safe to Travel to Acapulco?

By Jessica Dawdy | August 3, 2015

When I found out my next assignment was going to be in Acapulco, I immediately felt wary. I’m still a newbie to travel in Mexico, and I couldn’t remember exactly what I had heard about Acapulco but I had a feeling that it hadn’t been good. Some online research only worsened my concerns, as I […]

First Impressions of Mexico

By Jessica Dawdy | July 22, 2015

It often holds true with travelers that the places closest to home are the last ones we explore. Mexico has long been one of those places for me – just a short plane ride or an epic road trip away when I was growing up in Canada, yet never somewhere I made plans to see […]

Mexico: The Best and Worst

By Steph | May 18, 2014

Last week I said goodbye to Sayulita, wrapping up 7 months in Mexico. I’ve said all I have to say on the subject for right now and it’s on to new adventures, but not before we wrap up our enormous Mexican honeymoon: Total Time: 209 Days or about 7 months. Days that it Didn’t Rain: […]