Practical Travel Tips for the Nomad, Traveler and Living Abroad

If you’re getting ready for a trip around the world or planning to live abroad the list of things to do beforehand may seem immense. Just packing for a long time away is a project in of itself. Here are some things that I figured out along the way as I was perparing for nomad life. Some are innovative and some are obvious but likely … Continue reading Practical Travel Tips for the Nomad, Traveler and Living Abroad

Fountains of San Miguel de Allende

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

Natural Travel Body Products I Love

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

Street Art: Rats of San Miguel de Allende

I bring you rats. Great big giant rats. From San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. I found these rats hanging out down by the river. Fine specimens..of street art that is. Both pieces are kind of amazing and very large. The bottom picture is facing away from the paintings into a mostly dry river bed. They can be found on the backside of the Guadeloupe neighborhood … Continue reading Street Art: Rats of San Miguel de Allende

Dia de Los Muertos in San Miguel de Allende

I have experienced Dia de los Muertos living in the Mission District of San Francisco but never in its country of origin. Finally I got to see it in its native land! We do not have a official ritual or holiday to honor family members that have died in the United States like they do in Mexico. There is thing called Memorial Day that I think … Continue reading Dia de Los Muertos in San Miguel de Allende