Destinations

Banana Backpacks: Supporting Education & Clean Water in Cambodia

Banana Backpacks: Supporting Education & Clean Water in Cambodia

By: Anika Funk A Heart for Cambodia Travel is full of defining moments. Growing up with a family who spent months overseas in Indonesia, these experiences marked me from a young age. There was one particular moment, however, that truly defined both my path and […]

50 Photos that Will Make You Want to Travel to Thailand

50 Photos that Will Make You Want to Travel to Thailand

Booking.com Just over two years ago I spent a month in Thailand with my best friend Carley and it was one of the best months ever. I have a couple of friends who have both recently been to Thailand and seeing their photos made me […]

Where to Stay in Jasper: Snoozing at The Sleepy Bear Inn

Where to Stay in Jasper: Snoozing at The Sleepy Bear Inn

My recent long weekend trip to Jasper was nothing short of breath taking. We were completely surrounded by majestic white peaks, pine trees and a cute village to explore. After long days of hiking and exploring it was so wonderful to be able to relax […]

Coyoacán, Mexico City: Exploring Frida Kahlo’s City

Coyoacán, Mexico City: Exploring Frida Kahlo’s City

Booking.com 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 […]

Visiting Las Grutas de la Estrella

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 […]

Ex Convento del Desierto de los Leones: One of My Favorite Places in Mexico City

Ex Convento del Desierto de los Leones: One of My Favorite Places in Mexico City

Booking.com The Ex Convento del Desierto de los Leones was one of the first places Arturo took me to when we got to Mexico City. We knew we had to take my family to this beautiful site when they visited us last month. Technically this […]

Girl Power: Visiting the Wonder Woman Exhibit at the Museo Mexicano Del Diseño

Girl Power: Visiting the Wonder Woman Exhibit at the Museo Mexicano Del Diseño

Booking.com A few days ago I went to the Museo Mexicano De Diseño (Mexican Museum of Design) to visit the Mujer Maravilla (Wonder Woman) Exhibit. The idea behind the exhibit was to celebrate creativity through highlighting the strength, power, creativity and resilience of women. This […]

Our Engagement Story: How He Proposed in Mexico City

Our Engagement Story: How He Proposed in Mexico City

ARTURO AND I ARE ENGAGED!!! I am so excited to share with all you lovely readers, our engagement story. If you’ve read any of my blog posts within the last year and a half you may have seen Arturo’s name (or photos of him) pop […]

Volunteering in Oaxaca: My Experience Working With Niños Palabra

Volunteering in Oaxaca: My Experience Working With Niños Palabra

Last week I ventured out to Oaxaca with Niños Palabra to volunteer. Niños Palabra or ‘Word Children’ is an organization started by my boyfriend’s aunt, Luisa Ana. The organization aims to bring music, dance, art and writing workshops to schools around Mexico. This was the […]

Mexico City Street Art: La Romita

Mexico City Street Art: La Romita

UPDATE: Since writing this post the artist of the featured photo and the photo used for posting this blog post on Pinterest has contacted me! So cool! Anyways the name of the wall in the featured photo is the Mural Charromita and it was painted by Felipe […]