Real Talk: Eurotrip 2018 Freakout

Today I wanted to share a little behind the scenes moment. Even thought I’m a travel blogger, I wanted to show that planning stresses me out probably just as much as it stresses you out. The “big plan” is the fun part, but the small details become a lot to manage… it all kind of hit me yesterday and I kicked myself into high gear … Continue reading Real Talk: Eurotrip 2018 Freakout

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Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

If you haven’t noticed, I am really on a Mexico kick. I’ve been to Mexico City, Tijuana, and Guanajuato in the past 11 months! Today I’ll provide you with comparisons between the various Mexican airline companies so you can make an informed decision as you evaluate travel options. Our southern neighbor is close, inexpensive, full of life and great food. Whether you are planning on visiting … Continue reading Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

Your Airport Survival Guide

Traveling is many things: it is excitement, adventure, for some traveling is work, for others it means being closer to loved ones. Whatever the reason you travel, one thing is certain: You will spend a great deal of time in airports. Unless you are one of the lucky few with access to first-class travel lounges and elite accommodations, most likely you and the hundreds of … Continue reading Your Airport Survival Guide

7 Tips for Riding an Unfamiliar Metro (or Subway)

I’m from San Diego. We have a trolley but almost everybody drives everywhere. I grew up in Colorado, another car-based society. I am definitely not a mass transit native. The first time I rode the D.C. Metro during a family vacation at the age of 16 I was flabbergasted at how easy it was, and I felt so cosmopolitan riding the rails. I know that for people who … Continue reading 7 Tips for Riding an Unfamiliar Metro (or Subway)

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Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana

When my friends and I went to Mexico City in December, we used the new CBX “border terminal” that goes straight to the Tijuana airport from US soil. The bridge opened in December 2015 and has had some growing pains (and price increases) in the past year but having used this service, I do recommend it. Many of my local San Diego friends encouraged me to write … Continue reading Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana