This week we went to Chichen Itza, and as expected, the ancient Mayan ruins lived up to the hype. One unexpected thing: the people watching was nearly as good as the monument watching. We arrived to Chichen Itza shortly after it opened and spent two […]
“I am so sick to my stomach. All I want to eat is KFC or McDonalds,” said no one ever. Well, not quite.
On our recent visit to Mexico City, I fell in love with the metropolis. Mexico City has a reputation for crime, pollution and chaos and isn’t thought of as a premier travel destination. This is a shame. Let me tell you why. 1. Mexico City is […]
When traveling, it is often the unexpected and serendipitous events that really make a trip. Before leaving home, most travelers have a pretty good idea what sites they will see, what monuments they will photograph, what beaches they will lounge on. We have no idea, […]
I have no idea how we are going to top last week. We started in Mexico City, where we visited the incredible pre-Columbian site of Teotihuacan, home of the 3rd highest pyramid in the world, were serenaded by Mariachi’s in Plaza Garibaldi and traveled to […]
On Friday we left La Paz, a city on the Baja that means “peace” in Spanish, and flew to a city of 25 million people, named Mexico City. Mexico City translates to “big ass chaotic city” in Spanish. Don’t believe me? Look it up.
The Chihuahua-Pacific Railroad, also known as El-Chepe or the Copper Canyon train, is one of the most scenic and spectacular train journeys in the world.
After two weeks in Mexico, one thing is readily apparent – I will have to watch what I eat or the locals are going to start calling me “El Gordo.”