Mapping Out Mexico

Towards the end of November, Rachel and I are setting off to Mexico for two months to explore around the country in hopes of finding a place to long-term relocate and see how we enjoy living in a different country. This post is both a place for us to corral all of our broad levelContinue reading “Mapping Out Mexico”

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Understanding The Pyramid of Positive Thinking

How I Completely Missed The Purpose Of This Art Piece Along our trek back from Aldea Zama, I wanted to stop by an art installation that I had read about, the Pyramid of Positive thinking. It was right along our path back to the resort. The structure starts with a path that winds through theContinue reading “Understanding The Pyramid of Positive Thinking”

Finding Aldea Zama

In previous posts, I mentioned how our resort was on a never-ending, dusty road and we were forced to walk for what seemed like an eternity to get anywhere. That’s what we thought until one day we noticed a few cars were turning right off of the road onto a bumpy, sandy side street. AContinue reading “Finding Aldea Zama”

Relaxing At An Oasis In Tulum

The sun was hot, beating straight down on us. The trees that flanked the dusty road did nothing to shade us from the heat. We were walking from our AirBnb from the previous night to our resort that we would stay at for the remainder of the trip. As we passed a semi-busy looking resortContinue reading “Relaxing At An Oasis In Tulum”

We Rode Bikes To The Tulum Ruins… And They Were Closed!

Our recent trip to Tulum was largely for rest and relaxation purposes, especially after the obstacles that jumped in our way. Still, there were a few occasions where we wanted to leave the sanctity of our little jungle oasis to go exploring. One day, we rented a pair of bicycles from our resort – theseContinue reading “We Rode Bikes To The Tulum Ruins… And They Were Closed!”

How To Get To Tulum From The Cancun Airport

So you’ve just arrived in beautiful, hot Mexico. You’ve ditched the sweatshirt you were wearing on the cool flight down and your sunglasses are on. Your next step is getting to your hotel, hostel, AirBnb, or wherever you’re staying in Tulum. Here are four options to fit your travel style and budget: 1. Taxi TheContinue reading “How To Get To Tulum From The Cancun Airport”

QUICK READ: Flying With American Airlines During COVID-19

It’s been a long time coming. My last flight was in March of 2020, coming back to Maryland from a trip to New Orleans right before the world started to close down and I’ve been itching to get back in the skies ever since. That opportunity came when we booked our trip to one ofContinue reading “QUICK READ: Flying With American Airlines During COVID-19”

We’re Cancelling Our Costa Rica Trip – How To Call An Audible On Your Trip In 2021

COVID-19 is frustrating. We just had to cancel our trip to Costa Rica that was supposed to happen in less than 48 hours. The country was one of the only places in the world that was allowing U.S. citizens in without the need for vaccination, negative testing, or quarantine periods (the latter-most being the biggestContinue reading “We’re Cancelling Our Costa Rica Trip – How To Call An Audible On Your Trip In 2021”

Finding A Good Time In Cancún For Cinco De Mayo

In 2019, I hit 5 years at my current job, which unlocked an extra week vacation I could use each year. With this new time and the wanderlust from having just returned from Iceland, I implored Rachel to book another flight with me. I told her that we could do somewhere inexpensive and easy, likeContinue reading “Finding A Good Time In Cancún For Cinco De Mayo”

My Favorite Cocktails From Around The World – Pt.1

Sazerac – New Orleans, USA The Sazerac embodies the spirit of New Orleans. From the first sight to the last sip, its an ever-evolving experience that emulates a walk through the city. The sight of the low washline in the glass bears resemblance to the city sitting below sea level, which is still evident onContinue reading “My Favorite Cocktails From Around The World – Pt.1”