Guanajuato from El Pipila

Your First Time Visiting Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato (pronounced Gwan-a-wat-o) recently got named as one of Lonely Planet’s destinations of 2018, and I had no idea I was so ahead of the curve. I recently visited the city and was totally enamored with the colonial architecture and friendly locals. Read my recent visit to Guanajuato, here. Guanajuato was founded in the 16th century and is most well known for its silver, gold, … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting Guanajuato, Mexico

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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 (post coming) 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 … Continue reading Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

How to visit Tequila Factories in Tequila, Mexico Cheaply by Bus

This post is from a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! While in Guadalajara, Saturday is a great day to travel to nearby Tequila (yes, that’s the city’s name!), home to Jose Cuervo factories along with dozens of other distilleries. You can take an organized tour from Guadalajara or a more pricey deluxe tour including horseback riding (affiliate links). If you … Continue reading How to visit Tequila Factories in Tequila, Mexico Cheaply by Bus

Beautiful and Affordable Guadalajara, Mexico in one Weekend

This post is from a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! With three free days, you can see much of Guadalajara—the second biggest city in the Republic—with an enviable cultural and recreational offering, at a great price. Guadalajara is located in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. From San Diego, use the Cross Border Xpress to take … Continue reading Beautiful and Affordable Guadalajara, Mexico in one Weekend

5 Ways to Maximize Sightseeing during Work Travel

I traveled to the Bay Area recently for a Thursday/Friday work conference, and I stayed in a hotel very close to the conference in Burlingame. I was disappointed to be far from the center of San Francisco, but I was determined to not let this stop me from visiting the city in the evenings and on Saturday morning before returning home to San Diego. I … Continue reading 5 Ways to Maximize Sightseeing during Work Travel

How to Halloween in San Diego

Okay, I am not a Halloween person. Judging by the amount of effort my neighbors are putting into decorations (more than Christmas it seems), Halloween is actually gaining in popularity as a holiday as the years go by. Although October 31st is on a Tuesday this year, there are plenty of opportunities to get the pants scared off of you leading up to the Big Night. … Continue reading How to Halloween in San Diego