Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Villa de Leyva is one of Colombia’s most famous towns. And for good reason. Its pristinely preserved colonial houses sitting on cobble stoned streets suggest a place with a history that is worth uncovering     Most of Villa de Leyva’s attractions...
Mérida, Yucatán

Mérida, Yucatán

Mérida is quickly becoming a top vacation and retirement destination in Mexico (for those with heat tolerance). In this post I will go through some of my favorite experiences in Mérida which should paint the appeal picture for the Yucatán’s capital city. One of...
Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche

Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche

Although they both have beaches, Ciudad del Carmen (Campeche) is NOT Playa del Carmen (Quintana Roo). Tourists do not come here. Find out why in the video below     Ciudad del Carmen isn’t a beach bums dream vacation but it is a good place to get...
San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz

San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz

The area surrounding San Andrés Tuxtla is known for its natural attractions such as Catemaco Lake, home to monkeys, and the impressive Eyipantla Falls. But the city of San Andres Tuxtla is worth visiting in of itself as, during normal times, it regularly hosts open...
Alvarado & Tlacotalpan, Veracruz

Alvarado & Tlacotalpan, Veracruz

Even though Alvarado is a small town on Veracruz’s coast, it’s in no short supply of warm people who like to have fun. In fact, I was invited to a fiesta from some kind locals who had just gave me lunch. Find out what happened in the video below  ...