Tag: traveling

Dia De Muertos in Morelia and Pátzcuaro, Mexico

The fall before the pandemic started, I was exploring gorgeous Morelia and Pátzcuaro, Mexico, and I am now realizing I never took the chance to share my experience with you all. Since autumn is well under way and Dia de Muertos is right around the corner, this is a great time to reminisce about and

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Hotel El Ganzo Review: Artsy Hotel in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Hotel El Ganzo exterior, white modernist building against bright blue sky with palm trees in foreground.

Have you gone on your summer getaway yet? Many US airlines have cheap flights to Los Cabos and many Mexican airlines have even cheaper flights to Los Cabos, a region of cities and towns at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. If you are looking for a place to stay, I highly recommend

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My 2020 Quaran-cation: Graduate Tempe, near Phoenix, AZ

Let’s take a trip into the past: One year ago, the weekend following Thanksgiving. I’ve had this post drafted for a while but didn’t finalize it or get the pictures uploaded due to… *gestures at everything.* So, my Graduate Tempe review is going to be very specific, hopefully still applicable to you, and if nothing

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How to use the CBX (Updated for 2021)

Visiting Mexico, there are some changes that travelers must be aware of due to health screenings. This post will give you more information on how to streamline your path to the Tijuana airport through CBX, the Cross-Border Xpress bridge updated for 2021. You can also view my prior experience with CBX. The US-Mexico border has been

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Visiting the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland

Basalt columns at Giant's Causeway

Last month I had the opportunity to visit a site that I had only recently learned about, from a children’s book, of all things: The Giant’s Causeway. Located at the northern tip of Northern Ireland, I never even considered that I’d get to see this remote natural wonder, apart from TV or the internet. This

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Visiting Kilkenny Castle: What to Expect

Did someone say castle? Earlier this month I was invited on a spontaneous trip to Ireland. As my friend and I planned our itinerary, we thought it would be nice to do a half-day trip outside Dublin, so we looked for interesting things within a short driving radius. Visiting Kilkenny Castle came recommended by other

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Ace Hotel & Swim Club Palm Springs

I honestly don’t know where to begin when it comes to the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs. Legendary and iconic are some words that come to mind when I think about this hot spot. In 2019, the chain is celebrating 20 years and this location is celebrating 10 years. After all this

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