What is a Pueblo Magico? 

So much of my travel in Mexico revolves around visiting and experiencing Pueblo Magicos aka “Magical Towns”.  As I post away on my instagram and regularly use #PuebloMagico it finally occurred to me, what if people don’t know what a Pueblo Magico is?  A Pueblo Magico is a small town that has met the requirements…

Tips For Travel Pics

Photos, the souvenir that fits any carry on. Sometimes you just can’t buy everything, good news is, you can take a photo of almost everything. =) I love looking back at my moments snapped on camera, a lot of details that would have been lost if I had left it all to my memory. Here…

Ruta de Maya, Chiapas, MX

Taking the Mayan route through the jungle of Chiapas, Mexico, there are two main sites that we went in search of, Agua Azul and Palenque.  We went big. After an early start time of 4:00am we left the town of San Cristobal de Las Casas in search of, Agua Azul, the legendary blue pools. A…

Why Colombia and Why Now

Whenever someone asks me “where do you suggest I visit?” my immediate reply is always, Cartagena, Colombia! Having traveled a respectable portion of the world, Latin America and el Caribe continue to be at the top of my list. Here is why I adore Cartagena and why you should be putting it straight to the…

V-Day Get-Away

I’ll have you know that Valentines Day is my absolute favorite of the Hallmark holidays. Single or in a relationship it makes no difference to me, a holiday dedicated to love is a beautiful thing! If you don’t have a romantic partner take it as a day to remind those in your life how much you love them. In…

Cuba; Recomendaciones(recommendations)

With 2017 on the horizon next years travel plans are on the minds of many. So, my new years salud to you; that with a new year will come many new adventures…  Should you have Cuba on your list for 2017 here are my very best recomendaciones for where to eat, drink, and be merry.. Soda Obispo While you are touring downtown Habana you…

5 Travel Tips for Cuba

So you’re going to Cuba!? and don’t know what to expect.. I mean how could you? The doors have finally opened and we are at ground zero! So get out there and explore! & Hopefully a few of my tips below will come in handy! Disfruta!  1.Getting a Travel Visa is easy. A lot of people have…

Both Sides of Cuba

There are two types of beauty in this world. One is presentable and expected, the other is unconventional and raw. Cuba emulates the both… Expected Beauty Raw Beauty There is nothing wrong with enjoying one over the other. However, either one is what makes the other beautiful, contrast is perspective. Saludos!

The Color of New Orleans

#NOLA ( New Orleans, Louisiana) New Orleans is known for many things.. long nights..legendary Jazz.. voodoo.. Gumbo.. are just to name a few. However, one of my favorite parts about visiting NOLA (aside from the food of course) is sheer color. Every corner you turn is a picture perfect moment. The Garden District The oldest…

When visiting Mexico City 

Mexico City also known as D.F. (Distro Federal) is the Washington D.C. of Mexico. The Capital is a big city experience and cultural buffet for someone who doesn’t want a beach vacation. Not to mention, of all the big cities I’ve either visited or lived in, Mexico City might just be my numero uno.  These…

A different kind of Wine Tasting

When thinking of wine tasting usually my mind goes to scenic vineyards, bright tasting rooms and tipsy days well spent. However, this last trip to Northern California’s wine country was an experience unlike any I’ve had before. Family friends of mine made a reservation for us at the JCB tasting room in the city of…

Dia De Los Muertos for Everyone

First I want to thank you for joining me as I invite you into my family’s home to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos. How we celebrate is an accumulation of years and memories stacked one on top of another. Traditions aren’t made over night, but why not start a new one now? I am going…