Yucatan, Quintana Roo and Campeche, Mexico

Pretty pictures on Instagram only go so far in inspiring travel. When someone shares their enthusiasm for a destination with us, it can be contagious. An old friend recently messaged us to discuss an upcoming around the world trip she is planning. We chatted about her US leg of the trip and her plans to…

Anthony Bourdain: Life Lessons Through Travel

By Alex Kallimanis: The worlds of travel, food and general humanity were dealt a huge blow with the tragic news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing. It was once again a reminder of how precious life is, and that everyone is dealing with an internal struggle. In the case of Mr. Bourdain, he was also a hero…

7 Great Places to Visit in Central Mexico

Mexico has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in North America. The Meso-Americans already had great civilizations before the Spanish conquered and plundered their gold. But Spain left behind some beautiful European-esque towns like Puebla, Queretaro and San Miguel de Allende. If you’re only interested in seeing Mexico via cruise ship, this…

Puebla, Mexico: Awesome Value Anniversary Destination

Puebla overwhelmed us with charm for our 12 year wedding anniversary in March, 2017. A beautiful town formerly colonized by the Spanish, Puebla’s architecture dates back to the 1500’s. For North Americans, it’s like traveling to Spain without the jetlag. Puebla is also one of the foodie capitals of Mexico, along with Oaxaca and the…