The people of Medellín work hard to steer away from the narrative created by Pablo Escobar’s drug cartel and the violence it brought to the city. Whether through urbanization, art or museums the people are letting visitors know Medellín has a lot more to offer than the history of one of the largest drug cartels in the world. Continue reading “Pictopía Graffiti”
From the arts, to the parks, the views and the food, Philadelphia is quite captivating – below I’ve outlined some suggestions based on popular city spots & those that brought me the most joy: Continue reading “The City of Brotherly Love – Philadelphia”
Whether traveling for 2 days or 4 weeks, to the tropics or the rainforest, I’ve come to learn that there are some things you cannot survive a trip without.
I’m becoming a master packer like I tend to move around a lot to different towns when I travel and need to pack as light as possible. I’ve brought my essentials down to a science and always get away with at most a carry-on and personal item. Not only is this more convenient but I don’t have to worry about surprise airline fees.
I put together the following list and images as a reference; I hope when you’re getting ready for your next trip you can customize & utilize it as your own. You’ll notice some of these are quite obvious but sometimes the most obvious items are the easiest to forget. Continue reading “What to Pack: The Essentials”
Throughout Costa Rica like in many other Latin American countries there are different local markets you can find, some with souvenirs/goodies and others with different meats/fishes. Continue reading “Street Markets – Souvenir Shopping”
Turns out, most animals (if not all) do not mate and reproduce when in captivity – therefore, when animals are born in captivity whether for a zoo or to preserve an endangered species it is done scientifically
This was much more filling than it appeared – or it might’ve been my lack of appetite. I was given the crema de calabaza and bread before my meal – it was warm like soup and very creamy. Continue reading “Lunch – Local Café”
The drive from Cancun to Cobá was a little bit over 2 hours. Once you arrive at the Cobá archaeological zone you can get around on foot, with a bicycle, or on a chauffeured tricycle referred to as a Mayan limo.