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Altar in Tzintzuntzán for Day of the Dead

Experiencing Day of the Dead in Michoacán: Morelia + Pátzcuaro + Tzintzuntzan + Janitzio Island

Ever since I found out I was going to move to Mexico I was ecstatic that I would finally get to experience Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) the Mexican holiday in which Mexicans remember and honor their deceased loved ones. Many in the USA believe that Day of the Dead is an extension of Halloween and this misconception couldn't be more wrong. Día de Muertos is not a gloomy or morbid occasion, but a festive and colorful celebration…

Colonia Guadalupe

A Street Art Guide to San Miguel’s Art District: Guadaloupe

During my third trip to San Miguel de Allende I was finally able to check out the street art located in Guadaloupe where I was meting up with Lauren from Northern Lauren and Kiona from How Not to Travel Like a Basic Bitch before heading on our road trip in the states of Queretaro and San Luis Potosí.    The previous weekend we were in town for a friend's birthday and the city was super packed as it was the…

Driving in Cuba

Havana, Cuba Photo Journal – Part 1

Our trip to Cuba may have started out with some headaches, but they quickly dissipated as we found ourselves walking down streets frozen in time. Each moment a scene out of a 1950's movie, classic American cars driving down the street, 1950's architecture, and a Betty Boop themed restaurant. After our breakfast at Betty Boom (yes, I said Betty Boom) we booked a classic car tour around Havana through our Air BNB friend. He called up a friend who owns…