Sometimes I get sick of eating exotic cuisines on my travels. I hope a handful of you can relate. I LOVE FOOD, and eating local cuisine is one my favorite aspects of traveling – maybe even more so than seeing … Continue reading Living Abroad Taught Me to Love Cooking
A birthday in quarantine will always be an interesting experience. It might not be the ideal plan crafted in my head, but it is certainly unique. I turn 31 tomorrow. Being a birthday enthusiast, I had already imagined myself in … Continue reading A unique birthday.
There is a big elephant in the room on this blog, and I have not been able to write any travel pieces because I feel like it would be crazy of me not to address it first. Today I start … Continue reading The beginning of a while at home (in Mexico)
Ah, the joys of adulting. Today that includes signing an apartment lease, paying my therapy bill, and drinking red wine before 5 p.m. in order to write faster. It’s days like today that make me feel in control, and completely … Continue reading A brief stop in Oaxaca City and other whirlwinds.
Pain can sneak up on you in the most unexpected times of your life. For me, it was in a tropical paradise, surrounded by palm trees and fresh coconuts. I was in the worst post-break-up stage when I walked into … Continue reading My Favorite Strangers
We were excited to go back to the jungle, and share an adventure with other travelers. We packed our bags for the day, and met up at the hostel three blocks from our apartment in Puerto Escondido. We were a group of eight, led by the hostel owner, whom we had met before. From the start, this felt like a very casual and easy excursion, made exciting by the fact that we’d get to swim by a big waterfall. I had not looked up this place online, so I had no idea what it would actually look like. But if … Continue reading Waterfalls: are they really that fun?
I was a little hesitant at first, but I had a feeling I was going to LOVE this experience! I took my bathing suit top off, and Bradley took a couple of pictures of me for the memory book (and … Continue reading A new perspective on nudity – From my breasts to yours.
It was a very rough start to our vacation, and even if Puerto Escondido is a beachy paradise, we had our fair share of challenges to get settled in. The first big challenge was adapting to the heat. The only way to … Continue reading My spiritual experience in the jungle.
I’m somewhere between tanned and sunburned right now, drinking a smoothie made with almond milk, coconut, pineapple, banana and mint. I believe the name I’m looking for is coco-fresh. I ordered it from the bar downstairs, which has a sandy … Continue reading To keep in mind when moving to Puerto Escondido
What an amazing lifestyle! To be able to book off long weekends in new cities, and get lost in the sight and smell of a place unexplored by your feet. To walk new ground, and find yourself feeling alive…Full of … Continue reading Queretaro – food, tours, and vegan shops.