Historic Views of Mexico City

When thinking of Mexico it is easy to automatically think of laid back beautiful beaches and  margaritas. However, with a capital city of nearly nine million people, Mexico City dominates North America as the largest city on the continent. The city itself is huge with plenty of unique neighborhoods and areas to explore. The Plaza…

K-38, Mexico • Baja California’s Best Tacos

Southern California residents have always had easy access to Northern Baja California. Although Northern Mexico became a no-go region for several years, it is now returning to its past glory days of weekend escapes. A popular spot just south of Rosarito is K-38, or Kilometer 38. It’s easy to determine the location because of the…

Ocean Beach, California • Marshmallow Fight!

The 4th of July is a major American holiday. For those of us lucky enough to live near water – that’s exactly where you’ll find us. The beach, river or lake is where we’ll be. Cut off shorts, sandy toes, and of course stars and stripes characterize this holiday. California has no shortage of activities…

Cebu, Philippines – The Sleepy Little Town of Moalboal

Comprised of over 7,000 islands, the Philippines are a tropical paradise. Every island seems to have its own identity and offers something to each traveler. Friendly locals, beautiful beaches, and volcano treks are just a few things that draw people to the Philippines. But as you will quickly find out, there is so much to…

Midigama, Sri Lanka – Face Your Fears at the Snake Farm

Sri Lanka may seem like a small island rather than it’s own country, but this place has much more to offer than one could possibly imagine. From the surfing beach scene, national parks, the Hill Country, ancient cities, and isolated north, there is more to do and see in this country than one trip will…

Perito Moreno, Argentina – One of The Most Impressive Glaciers

Patagonia is a region of land in southern Argentina and Chile. This area boasts some of the most serene landscapes on the planet, as well as world-class low elevation hiking. Despite it’s attractiveness, this area remains one of the lowest population densities on the globe. When you’re here you’ve come a long way south, so…

Brunei – The Peculiar Capital of Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB)

Brunei Darussalam is a small country located in the midst of Malaysian Borneo that often gets overlooked by travelers. This little sultanate country has some of the best-preserved and most pristine rainforests in Borneo. Unlike its neighbors, Brunei has some of the largest oil fields in South East Asia. Its wealthy state is not represented…

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia – World’s Biggest Salt Flat

Bolivia is a beautiful but very poor and isolated country. With the capital at such a high altitude, it is not uncommon to experience some degree of altitude sickness upon arrival. A bit rough around the edges, Bolivia offers cultural richness and some the most unique landscapes on the planet. From the Amazon Rainforest, mountainous…

Borneo, Malaysia – The Last Orangutans

Malaysia is a diverse country that tends to surprise travelers. With two separate islands there is more to this Asian country than meets the eye. Peninsular Malaysia boasts bustling cities, delicious food, and island getaways, with a faster pace of life. Borneo, the third largest island in the world, is a place all in it’s…

Rio de Janeiro – Stay in a Favela to Hike at Sunrise

Río is understandably a highlight destination for many that travel to Brazil. With such a popular destination, it’s easy to miss out on the authentic lifestyle of many Brazilians living here. But that is changing quickly. While visiting a favela in Rio is nothing new, guesthouses are starting to offer accommodation for those interested in the…

Pichilemu, Chile – A Forgotten Surf Town

Chile is known for being one of the more expensive countries in South America, and is occasionally skipped by travelers as a result. However pricey, there are always budget options available. Most of the country is easy to get around as main roads are paved and the transportation is abundant. With having such geographical diversity,…