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
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6 Travel Items You Didn’t Know You Needed
Packing everything you might need for a lengthy backpacking trip can be daunting, as space is limited, and the last thing you want is to be carrying around extra weight that serves no purpose. In my previous post, I focused on how to narrow down your wardrobe. In this post, I'm going to talk about… Continue reading 6 Travel Items You Didn’t Know You Needed
Why a Totepack is the Perfect Personal Item for Long-Term Travel
If you've ever flown before, you know that any basic airline ticket allows you to bring one personal item on the plane. The dimensions of said item may vary between airlines, but generally speaking, it just needs to be able to fit under the seat in front of you. For short trips, maybe all you… Continue reading Why a Totepack is the Perfect Personal Item for Long-Term Travel
The Virgo Voyager: My Backstory and Intentions
THE BEGINNING: At a young age, I started writing short stories and poetry constantly, probably because it provided a much needed emotional outlet. It also gave me a break from reading, which, as a homeschooled child, was what I did the majority of the time. I spent most of my adolescence dreaming of going "anywhere… Continue reading The Virgo Voyager: My Backstory and Intentions
Is Moving to Mexico Still an Option?
When we first started planning our 2 month trip to Mexico, it was with the intention of scouting out a few cities that we were interested in exploring long-term, and then hopefully moving to the city of our choice shortly after. For this reason, we divided the trip into 10-14 day stays in Oaxaca, Puerto… Continue reading Is Moving to Mexico Still an Option?