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Mexico

Day of the Dead festivities in Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara

Experiencing Day of the Dead in Guadalajara

Experiencing Day of the Dead (or Dia de los Muertos, as it's locally known) in Mexico was truly an incredible experience. The streets of Guadalajara, and particularly in the neighborhood of Tlaquepaque, were filled with intricate altars heaped with...
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Colorful Day of the Dead festivities in Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara

My favorite things about Guadalajara

So much about my trip to Guadalajara surprised me: the historic downtown filled with neoclassical and European-influenced architecture, the fields of blue agave stretching as far as the eye can see, the market stuffed to the brim with everything one...
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Postcard from the Tulum Ruins

The ruins in Tulum are one of those "can't-miss-while-in-Cancun" sort of things--aka the parking lot is full of tour buses and the entire place is packed with people. Even though it's touristy and crowded, it's 100% worth a visit. When we were in...
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