While most people avoid transit when taking flights, we are more than happy to do stop overs. Transit is a perfectly reasonable excuse to spend some time in new and old beloved places! After about a year, our Latin America adventure is coming to an end and we … more »
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They say once you arrive in Mexico you are likely to feel the Power Mexicano all the way to your bones.
We can second that – Viva Mexico!
Today, we completed one year since we left Dubai! Happy we-left-Dubai anniversary! Moving out from the United Arab Emirates meant quitting our jobs, emptying our rental apartment, selling almost everything we used to own and starting to explore the world with more time. Just the two of us. This year … more »
“I dig my toes into the sand The ocean looks like a thousand diamonds strewn across a blue blanket. I lean against the wind, pretend that I am weightless and in this moment I am happy”, Incubus Many people trapped in busy working days have a paradise like … more »
When you start traveling and stay for a while in areas that have little to do with the place you come from, you start realizing how everything is relative. NOTHING should ever be taken for granted! This is when you start learning how to value those certain little … more »
Foodies rejoice! It’s official! Mexico loves sweet bread. Walk into a supermarket in any city in Mexico and you’ll see the widest array of sweet breads and pastries than ever seen before. You can get bread with sugar, chocolate, various jams, cheeses and much more! Sampling each one of these … more »
Oaxaca is one of the most artistic cities in Mexico. The town square is colorful and will take you on a journey through the artistic history of this city. The streets are covered in eye catching graffiti. Street art is one of my favorite forms of art. If it’s good, … more »
Before heading to Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico, we read that this was a “backpackers paradise”. Apparently, there was a big concentration of budget travelers around here. I was sure the historical ruins of Palenque wouldn’t be the only reason why backpackers were concentrating around these area… there are so many … more »
Hierve el Agua is a cascade in a remote mountain in Oaxaca, Mexico. Although the name literally translates into “the water that boils” it doesn’t actually look like its waters are boiling. The small streams of water that flow down the mountains are warm, but what makes the place unique … more »
We spent a month in Mexico and even though 2 of those weeks were during Christmas and New Years, we ended up spending just short of USD 1800 in total for both of us. A large part of this expenditure was hostels/hotels since we were there at peak times. Our … more »
I’m sitting in my hotel room in Sao Paulo, Brazil and getting nostalgic about Mexico City. That’s how the Mexican black magic gets to you. Our journey from Costa Rica to Brazil took all of 25 hours. Our plan was to fly North to Mexico City before taking another flight … more »