Learn a Foreign Language: The Best Programs & Classes Online

Learn a Foreign Language: The Best Programs & Classes Online

If you’ve always dreamed of learning a foreign language then now is the time to get started! There are lots of great options out there to help you or your kids learn a new language online. Most of these programs include one-on-one classes with teachers…

How to Spend a Weekend in Guadalajara, Jalisco

How to Spend a Weekend in Guadalajara, Jalisco

If you’re planning a trip to Mexico, one of the places you should add to your itinerary is Guadalajara Jalisco and the surrounding area. Guadalajara is one of the biggest cities in Mexico and is surrounded by pueblos magicos (magic towns), beautiful lakes and filled…

The Best Mexican Books to Read Before You Visit Mexico

The Best Mexican Books to Read Before You Visit Mexico

Reading is one of the best ways to ‘travel’ when you have to stay where you are. It’s also a wonderful way to learn about a country’s culture, customs, food and more before you visit. If you’re planning a trip to Mexico or simply want…

The Best Canadian Books to Read Before You Visit Canada

The Best Canadian Books to Read Before You Visit Canada

I’ve always loved the quote ‘Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are’ and I believe that it’s very true. So, whether you’re planning a future trip to Canada or just want book recommendations, you’re in the right place.…

Xochimilco Mexico City: The Best Things to Do in Xochimilco

Xochimilco Mexico City: The Best Things to Do in Xochimilco

Xochimilco is an area in Mexico City that is famous for its river canals and colorful trajineras (boats). Riding the trajineras is something I love doing but there are also lots of other things to see and do in the area. I’ve been to Xochimilco…

Tasting Mexican Wine in Querétaro: A Three Day Itinerary

Tasting Mexican Wine in Querétaro: A Three Day Itinerary

If you want to taste some truly wonderful Mexican wine on your next trip, then you need to add Querétaro to your itinerary. Querétaro is a state in Mexico located about 3 hours away from Mexico City. The region is known for its sparkling wines…

Aura: The Vegan Cooking Class in Mexico City You Need to Try

Aura: The Vegan Cooking Class in Mexico City You Need to Try

If you’re vegan or vegetarian and are planning on visiting Mexico City then you’re in luck! Mexico City has a thriving and growing vegan food scene. There are tons of good vegan restaurants to choose from including delicious street food stands. Some of the best…

Affordable Transportation: How to Find Cheap Flights, Train Tickets & Bus Fares

Affordable Transportation: How to Find Cheap Flights, Train Tickets & Bus Fares

I’ve never been very wealthy. Until now I’ve only had jobs that paid minimum wage. Now I’m an Online ESL Teacher so even though I make more than minimum wage, I still don’t make tonnes of money. Yet I still manage to travel quite a…

How to Get to Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Without a Tour

How to Get to Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Without a Tour

The name ‘Hierve el Agua’ literally means ‘where the water boils’. But don’t let the name fool you. The bubbling water at Hierve el Agua is actually super cold! However, in my opinion, it’s definitely worth a visit. You can go for a hike on…

Eco-Friendly Travel: How to Have a *Slightly* More Sustainable Flight

Eco-Friendly Travel: How to Have a *Slightly* More Sustainable Flight

We all know by now that flying is awful for the environment. It releases much more CO2 than land travel (cars, buses, and trains) into the atmosphere. Traveling by airplane is a heated topic (no pun intended) among environmentalists and activists everywhere. While there are…