The Ultimate Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is one of my favorite places to travel in Mexico.  From its pristine coastline, its incredible wildlife, and the most unique natural wonders, I always feel it's the perfect place to get an introduction to Mexico, so whenever someone comes to visit me, I always make an effort to show them around the area.   A perfect two-week Yucatan[...]

Visiting Las Coloradas: Mexico’s Pink Lakes

Back when I was a teenager, I stumbled across a set of pictures of Lake Retba, a pink lake in Senegal and I became obsessed, not knowing that there were lakes just like it in my own country. Just like most people visiting Las Coloradas nowadays, I found out about the existence of Mexico's pink lakes via Instagram and have visited them twice since then. I decided to put tog[...]

Things to do in Holbox Island, Mexico

How do you even begin to plan a trip to an island that is saturated by beauty, natural wonders, and picture-perfect white-sand beaches? With so many things to do in Holbox, planning the perfect itinerary isn't easy, so I've put together the ultimate travel guide to Isla Holbox in which I answer every question you might have about visiting the island.     Isla H[...]

Jalatlaco: Oaxaca’s Best Kept Secret

If it weren't for the fact that my father decided to make this neighborhood his home a couple of years back when he moved to Oaxaca for work, I doubt I would have ever had the opportunity to discover Jalatlaco. This quaint little barrio sits a ten-minute walking distance from Oaxaca's city center. And yet, it struggles to get into guidebooks. Together with Xochim[...]