Category: North America

3 Days in Mexico City Itinerary for First-Timers

Aaaah Mexico City. I think it’s the real city that never sleeps. There’s so much going on in Mexico’s capital, from exciting night life, a dynamic food scene, a history stretching over millennia and more festivals than you can count. It’s vivacious and non-stop – no amount of days is…

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What to Pack for Mexico: Full Mexico Packing List

If you’re planning a trip to Mexico, whether that be a backpacking extravaganza around the entire country or a visit to one of the country’s many beach towns, you’ll no doubt be wondering what to pack for Mexico. Many of the items on your Mexico packing list will be the…

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Mexico City Vegan Food Tour Review – Tasty Bites

If you know me, you know I love/ live to eat. But since learning about what is really behind animal products and educating myself in the amazing reasons to be vegan, my eating has been completely plant-based. And so many people ask me how I travel as a vegan. I’m…

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The Best Things to do in Oaxaca City (by a resident)

You know when you travel somewhere new and just think ‘woah this place is somewhere special?’. That’s what I’ve been feeling like over the last 4 months in Oaxaca. I’m no stranger to Mexico or Latin America – my dad actually lived in Mexico City for 4 years when I…

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The Best US Road Trips That You Need to Take

After road tripping around the entirety of Australia, I’ve developed a new appreciation for packing up a few bits, jumping into my car and taking to the wide open road. Like Australia, the USA is home to a diverse range of climates and terrains, with spectacular national parks and dynamic…

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New York on a Shoestring Budget

There’s nowhere quite like New York City. The heralded metropolis has been the subject of movies, songs, tv shows, dreams and conversations all over the globe. The city that never sleeps is famous for about a million reasons, and it really does live up to these expectations. But a complaint…

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How to Plan a Backpacking Trip to Mexico

Thinking of visiting Mexico? You absolutely should – it’s a beautiful, diverse country, with something for everybody. With all sorts of terrains, Latin and Indigenous cultures, and an incredible variety of food, there’s so much to explore in the country, all which should be considered when planning a trip to…

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2 Week Tennessee Road Trip Itinerary: Nashville to Memphis

If you’re thinking about heading to the land of country music, rock, and the Delta Blues, then this a great itinerary for you. Our Tennessee road trip itinerary – which also ventures into Mississippi – takes 2 weeks, catching plenty of great music on the way. If you love outdoor…

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The Ultimate Road Trip Around Maryland, USA

Image via Flickr by scott1346 With picturesque beaches and a glorious waterfront, oodles of history and fantastic wildlife watching opportunities, there’s heaps of reasons to visit Maryland, which is known as America in Miniature. Whether you’re just road tripping the state or it is part of a longer journey – perhaps a Boston…

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