Why We’re Still Using Airbnb

Despite the recent (warranted) backlash against hosts, we still have opted to stay in Airbnbs for our upcoming visit to Mexcio. At first, I wanted to book our first stay and just go with the flow, moving around when we were done with a location and book our next accommodation as we went. However, withContinue reading “Why We’re Still Using Airbnb”

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Mapping Out Mexico

Towards the end of November, Rachel and I are setting off to Mexico for two months to explore around the country in hopes of finding a place to long-term relocate and see how we enjoy living in a different country. This post is both a place for us to corral all of our broad levelContinue reading “Mapping Out Mexico”

Sedona, Arizona – A Two-Day Guide

Continued from Part 1. Getting there You’re likely going to be coming in from Phoenix from the south via I-17. It’s a straight shot until you get to exit 298 which puts you on state highway 179, aptly called the Red Rock Scenic Byway. After spending the previous hour and a half plus going overContinue reading “Sedona, Arizona – A Two-Day Guide”

Sedona, Arizona – Arriving In The Desert

Rachel and I were a phone call away from moving to the southwestern United States in late 2019. The desert vibe really called to us and I love the heat. I enjoy when my face is melting off from the toasty warmth of the sun. When things fell through, we still kept talking about exploringContinue reading “Sedona, Arizona – Arriving In The Desert”

Understanding The Pyramid of Positive Thinking

How I Completely Missed The Purpose Of This Art Piece Along our trek back from Aldea Zama, I wanted to stop by an art installation that I had read about, the Pyramid of Positive thinking. It was right along our path back to the resort. The structure starts with a path that winds through theContinue reading “Understanding The Pyramid of Positive Thinking”

Finding Aldea Zama

In previous posts, I mentioned how our resort was on a never-ending, dusty road and we were forced to walk for what seemed like an eternity to get anywhere. That’s what we thought until one day we noticed a few cars were turning right off of the road onto a bumpy, sandy side street. AContinue reading “Finding Aldea Zama”

Relaxing At An Oasis In Tulum

The sun was hot, beating straight down on us. The trees that flanked the dusty road did nothing to shade us from the heat. We were walking from our AirBnb from the previous night to our resort that we would stay at for the remainder of the trip. As we passed a semi-busy looking resortContinue reading “Relaxing At An Oasis In Tulum”

We Rode Bikes To The Tulum Ruins… And They Were Closed!

Our recent trip to Tulum was largely for rest and relaxation purposes, especially after the obstacles that jumped in our way. Still, there were a few occasions where we wanted to leave the sanctity of our little jungle oasis to go exploring. One day, we rented a pair of bicycles from our resort – theseContinue reading “We Rode Bikes To The Tulum Ruins… And They Were Closed!”

How To Get To Tulum From The Cancun Airport

So you’ve just arrived in beautiful, hot Mexico. You’ve ditched the sweatshirt you were wearing on the cool flight down and your sunglasses are on. Your next step is getting to your hotel, hostel, AirBnb, or wherever you’re staying in Tulum. Here are four options to fit your travel style and budget: 1. Taxi TheContinue reading “How To Get To Tulum From The Cancun Airport”