For me, being on the water + friends + booze + snacks = the best time ever, no matter where in the world I am. Make that booze tequila, add in live mariachi and grabbing snacks from a passing canoe… and you’ve got Xochimilco.

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Wondering what to do in Mexico City? I spill the beans on the best places to visit, eat, and drink in my adopted home, neighborhood by neighborhood.

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Visiting Chicago on a budget doesn’t have to be boring, especially if you spend it in Lincoln Park!

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Isla Mujeres Hotels tend to be overpriced and overrated. What’s a value traveler to do?

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If you don’t like world class museums, beautiful old buildings, and delicious cheap as hell food – you should probably stay away.

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The Polanco Food and Cultural Tour was different than other Mexican food tours I’ve tried: each stop was entirely vegetarian friendly and featured restaurant stops instead of street food!

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I don’t let my lack of language fluency or vegetarian diet requirements get in the way of enjoying street food, especially in Mexico City!

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Looking for a short Michigan getaway? You’re in need of a Traverse City weekend trip

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The “Most Beautiful Place in America” is easy to reach and breathtaking to visit.

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Check out Michigan wine country, and use a Traverse City Bed and Breakfast as your base for exploration!

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