How to Plan a Surprise Trip for Someone

Is it your SO’s birthday? Are you celebrating an anniversary or wanting to blow your best friend away with the best Christmas gift ever? Above all else, do you and your special someone love to travel? Then perhaps it’s really time to treat them (and maybe yourself too) to a surprise trip! This post contains …

Before You Go Checklist: How To Prepare for Long Term Travel

So you’ve decided you’re ready for long term travel! Maybe you’re jetting off to explore Europe for a few months. Perhaps you are getting ready to study abroad in Chile or about to head to Thailand for some backpacking, a gap-year or a work-abroad placement. Whatever the deal may be, there are some key things you …

Coyoacán, Mexico City: Exploring Frida Kahlo’s City

Coyoacán is a beautiful small part of Mexico City steeped in rich Mexican history. My last week in week in Mexico (for now anyway) was two weeks ago and I was determined to make the most of it. I insisted that my fiancé, Arturo and his family take me to explore Coyoacán, Frida Kahlo’s home, for …

Visiting Las Grutas de la Estrella

The other day my fiancé’s family and I took a trip to Ixtapan de la Sal to explore Las Grutas de la Estrella. Las Grutas are caves that are surrounded by lush forest and a bubbling river. The river runs into the cavern and if you’re willing to pay a little extra and get really …

Liebster Award Nomination: The Adventures of Impo

The Adventures of Impo was Nominated for the Liebster Award! YAY YAY YAY! My blog was nominated for the Liebster Award by the wonderful Kerry from The Petite Wanderer. The Petite Wanderer is a fun and creative travel blog where Kerry shares about her adventures through her eyes as an artist. A USA native, Kerry has …

How Not to Travel Like a Dumbass

Nobody wants to be labeled as a dumbass. At least, nobody that I know of. However some travelers end up getting labeled as dumbasses by locals and other less ignorant travelers. I have definitely witnessed my fair share of traveling dumbasses and I don’t want you to become one of them. So, without further ado, …

Our Engagement Story: How He Proposed in Mexico City

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. ARTURO AND I ARE ENGAGED!!! I am so excited to share with all you lovely readers, our engagement story. If …