What to Wear in Paris in March (And Look Like a Parisian, Hopefully)

Wow, it's been almost 3 months since my last post about traveling as a highly sensitive person. I apologize for my absence, but between starting a new job (to make sure the travel bank stays full) and being very sick for an extended time, this voyager needed some rest and the blog unfortunately had to… Continue reading What to Wear in Paris in March (And Look Like a Parisian, Hopefully)

Traveling as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) | Top 10 Ways to Thrive

Shortly after turning 30, I discovered a book that helped me understand myself more than any previous diagnosis pinned on me by doctors, or any mind-altering medication I'd been prescribed throughout my 20's for a plethora of conditions from depression to anxiety to attention deficit disorder. It's pretty ironic the thousands of dollars that went… Continue reading Traveling as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) | Top 10 Ways to Thrive

The Cost of Backpacking in Mexico, Pt. 2

We're back in the U.S. after 8 weeks away, so it's finally time to share the total cost of backpacking in Mexico! Click here for pt. 1, which discusses costs incurred before the beginning of the trip such as airfare, accommodations, travel insurance, and SIM cards. Backpacking in Mexico: Budget Goals When we began planning… Continue reading The Cost of Backpacking in Mexico, Pt. 2

6 Must-See Museums of Mexico City

During our eleven day visit, we were faced with the challenge of narrowing down the list of over 150 museums to a select few. From the most visited National Museum of Anthropology to the ultra-niche Mexican Antique Toy Museum, odds are you can find at least a dozen choices you'll be interested in visiting during… Continue reading 6 Must-See Museums of Mexico City

Best CDMX Street Food Tour | Eat Like a Local

While we tried to limit the number of tours we took during our trip to Central Mexico, we knew from the beginning that a CDMX street food tour was non-negotiable. One of the most important parts of the slow travel experience is to eat like a local, and shopping at mercados and from street vendors… Continue reading Best CDMX Street Food Tour | Eat Like a Local

Visiting Akureyri: 3 Days in Northern Iceland

Most visitors to the awe-inspiring island of Iceland typically don't venture too far away from the capital city, Reykjavík, and the beautiful sights along the Golden Circle, in and around the southern coast cities of Vík and Höfn. During our 8 day trip, we spent about half our time on this tried and true tourist… Continue reading Visiting Akureyri: 3 Days in Northern Iceland

How to Do Laundry While Traveling: The Easy Way

Whether last night's delicious market meal ended up on your t-shirt instead of in your mouth... or that hike left you a lot more sweaty and dusty than you expected... or you just lost track of how many pairs of clean underwear you had left... there will undoubtedly be times during long stretches of travel… Continue reading How to Do Laundry While Traveling: The Easy Way

Winter Packing List for Central Mexico

What's Your Packing Style? My first thought after booking flights for the lengthiest international trip of my life thus far wasn't "where are we going to stay", "how will we get from city to city", or "what activities should we consider doing?" No, my first thought was "how early is too early to start my… Continue reading Winter Packing List for Central Mexico

Plan a Successful New Year

As we collectively embark on 2023 (will it ever stop feeling like time stopped in 2020?), most of us think about what we've accomplished in the previous year and then take on what has become the socially obligatory task of setting resolutions for the future. I've never been a big fan of New Year's resolutions… Continue reading Plan a Successful New Year

Visiting the Magical Guanajuato City

Guanajuato City, a bit more genuine and gritty than polished, pricey, and expat-heavy San Miguel de Allende, is a must-visit if you're traveling in or around Central Mexico. While it's not a destination with lots of things to do per se, it's perfect for slow travelers. The hiking trails are numerous and contain so many… Continue reading Visiting the Magical Guanajuato City