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 »
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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 »
We visited Costa Rica between 24th January and 10th February 2012. Costa Rica requires Indian citizens to be in possession of a valid visa when they arrive. However, people of ANY nationality holding valid US, Canada, Japan, South Korea or Schengen visas do not need a prior visa. The only … more »
Cuba is a unique travel destination. Not because of Havana’s sites and sounds, not because of its pristine beaches along the coast, neither because of its natural beauty. This country is unique because of its political system, its society and the way people live now-a-days. 53 years ago, Fidel Castro … 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 »
Mexico City is part city, part market. Anywhere you go, there will always be someone selling something! This is particularly noticeable in the metro. One of the great things about the metro in Mexico’s capital is the symbols system they use to mark each station. Apart from naming each station, like … more »
What does Cuban food taste like? Food in Cuba has no taste! There, I said it. It sounds harsh, but it is true. I am that girl who grew up in a family where my Mom would barely put salt in the food she cooked once she had … more »
I have never really cared for fighting sports. Actually, it puzzles me that now-a-days, some fighting modalities are still so popular and people follow the careers of individuals who make a living smashing each others faces. I get that, looking back in history, fighting might have had a very important … more »
All jobs in Cuba are controlled by the government. Aside from some taxis, Casa Particulares (Cuban home stays), and Paladars (family run restaurants) you’ll rarely find someone who doesn’t work for the government. Folks in Havana sell flowers or other odds and ends to make some extra money. In a … more »
I am a fan of Airbnb. A true one. I think it’s absolutely great that someone has created a platform that allows individuals to rent out spare rooms in their homes, to budget travelers like us, seeking to mingle with what I like calling “the real people of the real … more »