Mexico City was a beautiful place to explore from start to finish, and is somewhere everyone from art and culture loves to foodies and history buffs should explore at least once in their life. Read my tips on how to stay safe and places to avoid, as well as where we stayed, day trips from the area.
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S2S Sugar 2 Salt is my absolute favorite brunch spot in Northern Michigan, because they serve locally and ethically sourced seasonal ingredients, which supports local farmers and fishers. It’s wonderful to know exactly where each ingredient on the menu comes from, and knowing that each item on my plate was harvested as recently as that same morning means I can feel great about eating there and supporting small scale, low-impact farmers and growers. This restaurant offers so many plant based options and substations, you’ll be addicted to it like I am in no time.
The Imaly City Lavender Festival was a beautiful celebration of all things lavender. We spent a delightful day amongst 23 acres of beautiful, purple, French lavender, and took home massive bouquets of fresh lavender to use in cooking, cosmetics, and around the home. We loved doing yoga amongst the lavender, and enjoyed lavender flavored foods and beverages, and learned how to cultivate, preserve, and enjoy lavender all year long. Read on to learn how to explore and enjoy this gorgeous annual festival.
During the agonizingly long days I was terribly ill in Mexico, I was deeply afraid that I would become so sick that I would require hospitalization, where my husband wouldn’t be able to understand what was going on or how to help me, due to the language barrier. Use these tips and learn from my mistakes to avoid having your own travels cut short due to food poisoning or other food or water bourne illnesses.
Casa de la Marquesa is the perfect place to stay during your time in Querétaro! This stunning pink-orange Latin-American style colonial era hotel was the perfect base for exploring Querétaro. The hotel staff picked us up from the Querétaro airport and brought us to the hotel, which was about a 45 minute drive. Thankfully I spoke…
Although we had to cut our trip short because I became extremely sick and needed to come home, we had such an incredible time in Mexico this past month! We were able to stay in 8 different cities and pass through a number of others, and it was an adventure unlike any other! I’d been…
I’m so excited to share that my husband and I will be in Mexico and South America for the next month! This means I may not respond to comments, emails, or post much on my social media during this time, because the places we are headed will not have regular internet access.
The past 9 days spent in Northern Mexico & Southern Arizona were hot, humid, & where I created some of the best memories with my husband!
[Continued from Part 1] **I have never visited the south (as an adult), and I’ll be the first to admit that I had a lot of preconceived notions about what it would be like that turned out to be completely wrong! For instance, I assumed everyone spoke with a thick southern accent, which was not…