12 Reasons Why You Should Go To Mexico City

When I first flew into Mexico City, it was for an overnight layover and I initially just planned on sleeping at the airport. The travel bug bit me a bit too hard and after two months in South America, I decided that I wasn’t quite done traveling yet. Part of it was also that I… Read More 12 Reasons Why You Should Go To Mexico City

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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

Why Cancun Doesn’t Deserve The Hate It Gets

Unless you are a college spring breaker or a pair of middle-aged parents taking their family on vacation, Cancun is a no-no. At least, that’s what it seems like everyone thinks. Backpacking through Central America, I encountered many travelers who would just scoff at the thought of going to Cancun. In my mind, I felt… Read More Why Cancun Doesn’t Deserve The Hate It Gets

The Backpacker’s Guide To Granada, Nicaragua

If one can fight through the unbearable heat of Granada, then there’s a lot to enjoy about this laid-back colonial town in Nicaragua. About an hour away from Managua, it is one of the go-to destinations for travelers flying in. Similar to how most travelers skip Guatemala City and go straight to Antigua, most travelers… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide To Granada, Nicaragua

Top 5 Places To Go In Costa Rica (And Where To Stay)

For such a small country, Costa Rica packs quite a punch. From jungles to beaches to volcanos and wildlife, Costa Rica has it all. For American vacationers and travelers wanting something close to home but a little more exotic than the typical Mexican getaway, Costa Rica is undoubtedly the spot. Costa Rica is a paradise… Read More Top 5 Places To Go In Costa Rica (And Where To Stay)