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Don’t Miss These 5 Ruins in the Yucatan

If you’re looking for the best ruins in the Yucatan, look no further. I’ve only been to this amazing side of Mexico a few times, but I try to visit at least two or three of the Yucatan ruins whenever I’m there. There are so many Mayan ruins in the Yucatan peninsula, it can be hard to determine which are… View Post

Is My Quality of Life Better Abroad?

The other day someone found my blog by Googling, “is settling down abroad a bad thing?” My first thought was what a weird question. I sort of didn’t even really understand what that person was trying to better understand by conducting their Google search. Were they concerned about the safety of living abroad? The financial issues? The societal pressures that… View Post

Off the Beaten Path Mexico City: 8 Things You Don’t Want to Miss!

There are so many unusual things to do in Mexico City, I discover something new every week. It’s one of the things I love about living here. I get to know off the beaten path Mexico City spots while also enjoying the things that are firmly on the beaten path (which I also highly recommend – it’s all about balance!)…. View Post

6 Best Oaxaca Tours You Don’t Want to Miss

There are so many great Oaxaca tours worth taking when you visit Oaxaca City. It’s almost right in the center of the state, making it a great place to base yourself if you want to tour the surrounding region while still sleeping in boutique hotels and eating at amazing Oaxacan restaurants. How to Get to Oaxaca Flying into Oaxaca is… View Post

Authentic Mexico Souvenirs: What to Buy & Where to Buy Them

Mexico is a beautiful country. It’s also enormous.┬áIn each region, you’ll find a different culture, a different way of cooking, different flavors and ingredients, different textiles and pottery, and plenty of wonderful things to buy. If you’re looking for the perfect Mexican souvenir to take home with you, check out some of these authentic Mexico souvenir ideas and find out… View Post

17 of the Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Mexico City

While I’m not personally a vegetarian or a vegan, I eat plant-based most days of the week and enjoy sampling different plant-based options around the city whenever I can. I also know how hard it can be to come to Mexico City and find meat and dairy-free meals. That being said, restaurants are definitely getting better about having vegetarian and… View Post

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