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…

5 Wonderful Destinations to Visit in 2018

By Alex Kallimanis: 2017 is behind us, and I hope it was a great year for you. If it wasn’t, you’re probably especially excited for a vacation in 2018. We visited some fantastic destinations over the last year that you should put on your radar. These are wonderful places filled with great scenery and delicious…

7 Awesome 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…

Why You Should Definitely Visit Mexico City

Isn’t Mexico City dangerous? That’s a pretty common question about Mexican destinations outside tourist meccas like Cancun and Cozumel. Despite the bad press, many areas of Mexico are generally safe and we didn’t encounter any issues during our two week trip around central Mexico in March. If you’re thinking to travel to Mexico, read the…