How to Safari Without Leaving the Americas: See Lions, Tigers, and Bears OH MY!

You don’t need to make it all the way to Africa and pay for a pricey safari to have an incredible animal adventure.
Just come to Puebla, Mexico’s Africam Safari to see all your favorite animals (and then some).

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What I Didn’t Expect in Puebla, Mexico

I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I was surprised at what I found. I’m now back in Puebla, and again struck by the same first impressions that hit me over a year ago.

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What Newbies Need to Know Before Their First All Inclusive Trip

Before my first time, I had no idea what to expect from an all inclusive (aside from free-flowing booze and lots of hours in the sun).

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Xochimilco Guide: It Might Be Super Touristy, But I LOVE It!

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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What to Do in Mexico City: The Best Things to Do in CDMX (by area)

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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Chicago on a Budget: (Just Over) 24 Hours in Lincoln Park

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: Where to Stay Without Breaking the Bank?

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

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I LOVE My Neighborhood in Mexico City: Polanco (You Won’t Expect This!)

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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Tastes & Traditions: Mexican Food Tour in Polanco

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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Exploring Mexico City Street Food

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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