Places

Bangkok – The Gilded City

Thailand is a favorite Southeast Asian country for people from all over the globe, and with good reason. There are city, beach, and rainforest destinations for every type of traveler. Bangkok itself is a feast for the senses – visuals of sparkling, gold-plated architecture, a myriad of flavors marrying sweet, sour, spicy, and savory, and the proper hustle and bustling …

Travelosophy

Public Transportation in Mexico

Today’s post is not about a faraway locale, but offers some practical knowledge on public transportation in Mexico. Before arrival, I was admittedly concerned that I would have trouble navigating to our target destinations. However, I am here to assuage any similar fears that you may have. The public transportation is extremely convenient, easy to use, and …

Places

Sacred Pools | Yucatán, Mexico

Usually synonymous with the Yucatán Peninsula, cenotes are sinkholes that create natural pools filled with rainwater and freshwater (or saltwater occasionally, depending on underground water sources) creating convenient swimming areas. They come in many different forms and range from the open-aired to underground caves. There are around 7,000 cenotes found across the Peninsula. Cenotes held …

Eats

Not Just Tacos and Tequila | Yucatán, Mexico

Well, some tacos. Aside from our first meal at the Cancun airport at an overpriced Berryhill that endorsed “Houston Style!” dishes, we were able to sample dishes that were very different from the decadent, cheesy Tex-Mex food from home. Seafood Tulúm in the southern part of the peninsula and Celesún on the western part, are …