Category Archives: North America

Where To Stay in Oaxaca: Oaxaca Neighbourhood Guide

Oaxaca is a wonderful place. With cobbled streets lined by multi-coloured buildings and flanked by beautiful mountains, it’s hard to imagine a city more scenic. Everything about it is so authentic; it’s somewhere that, although it sees its fair share of international visitors, thankfully hasn’t bowed to mass tourism. Everyone loves Oaxaca. Locals, expats, tourists, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca might well be becoming my new Byron Bay, aka the place I write approximately 482 blog posts on. You might have read (or even be coming here from!) my bumper Oaxaca travel guide – and there will be lots more where that came from soon! So, in May last year, I suddenly thought ‘wouldn’t […]

3 Days in Mexico City Itinerary for First-Timers

Are you looking for the best 3 days in Mexico City itinerary? Look no further! The Mexican capital is the most populous city in North America and one of its most historic, its past spanning back to when it was an Aztec city called Tenochtitlan.  It’s the cultural and geographical centre of Mexico and enjoys […]

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 same as things you’ll need […]

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 not going to say it’s […]

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 cities with lots of cultures […]

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 that travellers have time and […]

Planning a Trip to Mexico: A How To Guide

Are you thinking should I visit 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 Mexico. Mexico […]