San Miguel de Allende is small, beautiful town in central Mexico where old meets the new. The new being modern conveniences like internet, fancy restaurants and home to many foriegners who enjoy the cities charm year round. The old being the buildings that date to the 16th century, the cobblestone streets (ladies leave your heels at home) grand churches and beautiful fountains that you are … Continue reading Fountains of San Miguel de Allende
When you are carrying everything on your back or packing everything into a small suitcase– everything you take with you matters. Furthermore when it comes to body products you have the TSA to contend with. Every liquid product must be smaller than 3.4 ounces to take as a carry on. I don’t know about you but I don’t like checking my bag. It’s not just … Continue reading Natural Travel Body Products I Love
After my first day of Spanish classes in Guanajuato, Mexico I was high as I kite. It was confirmation that joy is available to us all when we make the choice to follow our hearts and live life as we so choose. Sigue sus suenos! Chase those dreams. It’s never too late. I’ve always wanted to learn to speak other languages. I was finally motivated … Continue reading My Spanish Classes in Guanajuato
1. Probiotics – This is an obvious one but an important one since dysentery while traveling is a common occurrence. Therefore building and maintaining the digestive flora of your gut while traveling is a top priority. These helpful bacteria are an essential part if our immune system and play a role in digestive health. Start taking them before you travel to get a head start … Continue reading Supplements I Will Never Travel Without
I’m spending the summer at my parents farm in central NY. And boy has it been a summer. It’s been hot and dry and around 90 degrees everyday for over a month now. I’ve gotten used to sleeping without blankets. I am enjoying longs walks on my parents dirt road. There is no traffic on it–only one or two cars per day pass. Even when … Continue reading Summer on the Farm
Should your quit your job and go traveling? It may sound like a romantic fairy tale but for some it is a true reality. Nina Ragusa writes in the Huffington Post: Why Quit Your Job and Travel is the Worst Advice Ever. I don’t necessarily agree. It’s true it’s not for everyone. Ultimately we are saying the same thing and she speaks from experience I … Continue reading Quit Your Job & Travel: Reality or Impossible Dream?
Enjoy this mini slide show from Peru at what is called the “Poor mans Galapagos”. The starting off point is Paracas. Easy to get to by bus from Lima. I’ve never seen so many birds! Continue reading Islas Balletas
I watched an episode of Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show, Parts Unknown last night. It was on Jamaica and about where the creator of the James Bond movies lived on the island along with how a local fishing community will make way for another expensive resort. Continue reading “Way I Could Have Done Better As A Traveler”