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
I was eager to write today because I find myself in an outstanding emotional state. I had originally hoped to keep myself blogging regularly over the holiday season because I went on so many fun travel days planned during my … Continue reading Getting Out of My 2018 Funk Without Hopping Countries
“I hope the exit is joyful, and I hope never to return.” – Frida Kahlo Day of the Dead is one of the most well-known aspects of Mexican culture. I believe this was made even more mainstream after the James … Continue reading Day of the Dead
The thing to remember is that not every day is easy and not every day is hard. There are grays and there are opposites. There are all kinds of days. As a couple living abroad, we not only have to … Continue reading This is for the expat couple, struggling.
Some choices feel important even when they are not detrimental to your future. For me, choosing what wine I will buy or the type of workout I am going to do that day feels important. It is important (to me). … Continue reading Digital Nomads – rise and shine.
Living here has its beautiful perks. I wake up to the sound of birds chirping. It’s a Thursday, my day off. After indulging in over one hour of reading my favorite book, WILD by Cheryl Strayed, I hop out of … Continue reading This is home, for now.
Normally, I support local businesses by avoiding coming to big chain places, but today is not such day. Today I really want to feel a taste of American capitalism and come to Starbucks for a Pumpkin Latte. Pumpkin flavored food … Continue reading Let’s talk about money.
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” – Fred DeVito I can’t help but feel that everything in life has to be done with a sense of joy, even the tedious things. I’ve got to have a sense … Continue reading An Ordinary Day In Mexico City
It is good to breathe fresh air. Crisp and just a bit cool. The air I breathed in while staring at the horizon on a cliff in Inishmore (one of the Aran islands in Ireland: The thrill of getting close … Continue reading My Backpack
The migration office has its own place in hell. Open that bottle of red now to kickstart this conversation. Because nobody I know enjoys migration errands. Getting a work visa can truly discourage a person in their journey to live … Continue reading WORK IN MEXICO! But first…Migration.