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Decrease Your San Ysidro Border Wait Time: Introducing PedWest!

April 18, 2017
San Ysidro Border Wait Time Tijuana San Diego PedWest

Are you tired of the San Ysidro border wait time? The international border between Mexico and San Diego is the most frequently crossed international border in the world.  I, along with many others, are thrilled over the changes happening at the San Ysidro border. Stop waiting in hour-long lines, and say hello to PedWest! Both the U.S. and Mexican governments have been making moves to improve the port…

Mexico

Discover Tijuana’s Underground Hipster Scene (Who Knew?!)

April 13, 2017
Tijuana, Mexico Hipster Scene

Believe it or not, Tijuana has a budding hipster scene going on. If you live in Southern California, crossing the border to Tijuana is like a rite of passage. Recently I’ve heard friends talking about Tijuana’s budding hipster scene. I was like, “whaaaaat? I must go and see”! So I recently took a day trip across the border, and here’s what I found. Tijuana does have a hipster…

Drink Mexico

What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

April 11, 2017
Whats the difference between mezcal tequila

Just about everyone’s heard of the extremely popular Mexican liquor, tequila. But few are familiar with another popular Mexican drink, Mezcal. Mexicans love mezcal! Mezcal and tequila are both fermented beverages made from the agave plant however, they do have a few differences. What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila? Flavor Mezcal’s most distinguishable characteristic is its strong smoky flavor. This flavoring is created during the production process…

Food Mexico

16 Mexican Street Foods You NEED to Try

April 4, 2017
Mexican Street Foods

Mexican street food is absolutely amazing! I loved it so much that I actually preferred sampling foods from different vendors, than sitting down at an actual restaurant and ordering a meal. You’ll find street food vendors sprinkled around just about every city in Mexico. There are so many yummy options to choose, from so I’ve put together a list of some of the most common street food vendors…

Mexico

Take a Peek Inside Mexico City’s Trendiest Neighborhoods!

March 30, 2017
Mexico City's Trendiest Neighborhoods

Mexico City has some of the trendiest neighborhoods I’ve seen. These colonias (neighborhoods) are where the fashionistas of Latin America come out to play. While wandering through the streets, you might wonder if you’re actually still in Mexico. Between the art galleries, boutiques, snazzy coffee bars and restaurants, there is as much culture and charm as any large metropolitan European city. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the…

Mexico

14 Reasons Why I Fell in Love with La Roma in Mexico City
(And why you will too!)

March 29, 2017
14 Reasons La Roma, Mexico City

I cannot express enough how taken I was with La Roma in Mexico City. This little corner of Mexico is everything you could want in a residential neighborhood. While wandering around this colonia, or neighborhood, I immediately fell in love with the endless architectural beauty, tree-lined streets, peaceful parks, and the countless cafés, restaurants and boutiques. This area exudes an artsy, yet bohemian vibe, which immediately made me feel…

Mexico

Discover 22 Things to Do in Mexico City

March 23, 2017
Things to do Mexico City

When I booked my trip to Mexico City, I planned to stay 2 days tops. 10 days later, I couldn’t get enough of this city. Why was I so mesmerized? Mexico City is simply amazing! I found it bubbling with art, culture, history, and charm. Between the art galleries, boutiques, and snazzy coffee bars, Mexico City offers as much culture and charm as any large European city.  To help…

Food Hawaii

5 Must Eat Foods in Kauai, Hawaii

March 1, 2017

There is so much amazing food in Kauai! However, when you think of Hawaiian foods, you most likely think of pineapples, spam, or a luau pig roast. But trust me, there is so much more to try! Here I’ll show you some amazing dishes that are unique and super tasty. Let’s dive in! 5 Must Eat Foods in Kauai, Hawaii Do you need a hotel for your trip…