Mexico is, hands down, one of our favorite countries to backpack in. How can we be so confident? It’s easy: when a destination is not only incredibly fun to travel in but also doesn’t break the bank, it’s impossible not to want to go back again and again. Here’s why Mexico is the ultimate budget backpacking destination. Mexico is cheap. Let’s just get this obvious … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons Mexico is the Ultimate Budget Backpacking Destination
With the recent improved relations between the United States and Cuba, plenty of attention has been thrust on Cuba as a holiday destination. It is no surprise that many are now flocking to this incredible Caribbean island, which is famed for rolling mountains, sandy beaches, a colorful and vibrant capital city and, of course, rum and cigars. Not only this, but it is also … [Read more...] about Exploring Cuba’s Fascinating Heritage
I have a little confession to make. I'm a bit of a wimp when it comes to adventure activities. Heights terrify me. I have little to no desire to throw myself out of planes. Plummeting headfirst to the ground while attached to a bungee rope does not sound like my definition of fun. Even zip lining makes me nervous, depending on how far up off the ground they are. For … [Read more...] about Why Costa Rica is the Perfect Destination for Any Traveler
A Cuban trip has always featured quite high on the list of places I would like to visit. This year I realized that if I was going to go, it may as well be now and started planning accordingly. I researched the Caribbean country extensively before I set off, yet was still left in a state of confusion. I found a lot of the information I found online to be quite contradictory … [Read more...] about Travel to Cuba: Top 5 Things to Know Before Taking a Trip
A couple of years back, after a long backpacking trip, I decided that it was time for me to lay down some roots for a little while. And I knew exactly where I wanted to base myself – the city that I felt most connected to in ten months of traveling, Mexico City. So often, people tell me that they are scared about visiting DF (short for Distrito Federal and what everybody in … [Read more...] about Could Mexico City be the Coolest City in the World?