how to haggle abroad mexico

How to Haggle Abroad – Mexico

Speak the Language – This one is first for obvious reasons. If you can’t speak at least a little bit of the language, you’re definitely going to get ripped off. When the vendor has to “confer with his associates” on the price, you have to know what they’re saying! Even if you only get the gist of it, you’ll be able to negotiate better. Speaking the native tongue also helps you sound like less of…

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Sayulita Mexico beach

Sayulita – Mexico

Our trip to Sayulita, Mexico was short, but perfect. It’s a relatively small beachside town that you can easily see in a day if you’re staying in nearby Puerto Vallarta. Although it has become increasingly touristy in recent years, I still recommend coming for the picturesque beach-town streets and relaxed, boho vibe. As far as looks go, it’s a photographer’s dream. Every corner you turn just presents you with more cobblestone and palm tree lined…

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Querétaro mexico

Queretaro – Mexico

Querétaro took me by surprise. I’ve visited Mexico countless times in the past, but had mainly been up North and in beach areas like Cancun. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, it being my first time in central Mexico, but let me tell you, it was eye-opening and incredibly beautiful. I’m always immediately obsessed with cities that have a lot of historical charm and Querétaro did not disappoint. The stunning downtown area is very well maintained…

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best michelada recipe


It’s February, the weather is surprisingly mild, and I’m fantasizing about being laid out on a beach somewhere in the South of Mexico. Of course, the next (and obvious) question is, what am I drinking? As I’m sure you guessed from the name of this post, it’s a Michelada 🙂 Ask 100 different Mexicans and you’ll get 100 different answers as to where the famous Michelada originated from. The most popular versions maintain that the Michelada…

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queretaro mexico

La Casa De La Marquesa

I feel like there are two different kinds of places you can stay when you travel: one being a hotel or rental that is just a place to sleep and call home base, and two being a hotel or rental that is an experience in and of itself. La Casa de la Marquesa in Querétaro, Mexico, is by far and away the latter. I almost can’t quite put into words how astoundingly beautiful this place…

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