Is Backpacking Right For You?

I’ve been to over 30 countries over the past few years, but it was only recently that I started backpacking. I was in Colombia on my first solo trip tagging along with some new backpacker friends that I made. It didn’t take long for me to decide that my mini suitcase was going to have… Read More Is Backpacking Right For You?

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Why Mexico Is A Great Place For Your First Backpacking Trip

Before this current trip to Mexico, I had been to Mexico about six or seven times. Not once had I even thought about staying there long-term. I had backpacked Central America before and did spend some time in Mexico but half of that was spent in… ugh… Cancun. However, don’t let the negative preconceptions of… Read More Why Mexico Is A Great Place For Your First Backpacking Trip

The 5 Best Beaches in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Puerto Escondido is a beach town on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, one that I partially want to tell everyone about and partially want to keep as much of a secret as possible. Its name translates to Hidden Port, although it has become pretty popular amongst backpackers and Mexican vacationers. Despite this, it still boasts a laid-back… Read More The 5 Best Beaches in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

San Jose del Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico Travel Guide

Tucked away in the mountains of Mexico’s beautiful Oaxaca region, San Jose del Pacifico is as quiet of a town as it gets. It serves as a perfect stopping point for adventurous travelers that have made their way through northern Oaxaca’s incredibly diverse biomes and multitude of ruins, or those that have started in southern… Read More San Jose del Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico Travel Guide

What To Expect On The 3 Day Uyuni Salt Flats Tour

Short answer: everything. Giant desert of salt? Yep but you already knew that. Red lakes, white lakes, green lakes, cactus islands, train graveyards, rock trees (or tree rocks?), big mountains, vast deserts, and so on. You can expect anything and everything on this excursion. But seriously though, I’ve never had such a high concentration of… Read More What To Expect On The 3 Day Uyuni Salt Flats Tour