• Bahamas,  Canada,  Mexico,  North America,  Travel,  United States

    2018 My Year In Review

    I’m not sure if many people read these year in review blogs, but I love them. I like seeing what other people/travellers were up to and it’s a nice way to look back on what you did each year. 2018 was by far one of the busiest and best years of my life. I started the new year literally in Walt Disney World. I celebrated by drinking cocktails in Hollywood Studios and watched the Epcot fireworks from the Boardwalk. Travel Stats For 2018: Hotels stayed in: 14 Hostels stayed in: 3 Countries lived in: 2 Countries Visited: 4 Nights slept in a tent: 11 Nights slept in a native hogan:…

  • A City Girl Eats,  Cancun,  Mexico,  Travel

    A City Girl Eats: Cancun, Mexico

    I have adored Mexican food ever since I started exploring the Hispanic & Latino neighbourhoods of California. For the longest time “Ol Del Paso” was my only experience of Mexican food. Fast-forward a few years and it’s now one of my favourite cuisines. When I told my Mexican roommate I was going to Cancun for a few days she was so excited for me as she knows how much I love the food and culture. Having shared her cooking skills with me, I couldn’t wait to experience the real deal. Here’s what and where I ate in Mexico! Pericos Upon arriving at our hostel we wandered the area and found…

  • Central America,  Mexico,  Travel

    Exploring The Yucatan: My First Taste Of Mexico

    This March I spent four days in Cancun, Mexico. It was a bit of a spontaneous trip. I was originally supposed to be on a ten day cruise of the caribbean but plans changed and I decided to meet my friend Laura in Mexico instead. Are we being scammed? On arriving at our hostel in Cancun, my friend Laura and I decided to check out the area and see if we could book a tour to Chichen Itza. Our hostel offered tours but the guy at reception spoke little to no English and we couldn’t figure out a date, price or leaving time. We wandered into a hotel just down…