Should you cancel your trip to Mexico?
On our most recent trip to Mexico, we decided to rent a car to facilitate getting around between Puerto Vallarta, Punta de Mita, and Sayulita. In this post, we share information about driving in Jalisco/Nayarit and our experience renting with Gecko Rent a Car.
The fourth stop on our virtual travel series is the beach destination of Puerto Escondido in Mexico! Find out why we added Puerto Escondido to our list of places to visit when we leave someday. Why: Every time we visit somewhere new in Mexico, we find ourselves inspired to visit even more of the country. WeContinue reading “We Leave Someday: Puerto Escondido, Mexico”
Tell people you’re going to Guadalajara and you might get some strange stares and even the standard response of “Guadala…where?!”. And once you explain it’s in Mexico and the 2nd largest city with a tech hub and also known for tequila, mariachi, and a historic center with a UNESCO world heritage site due to painterContinue reading “Visit Guadalara in Mexico: 10 Tips to Plan Your Trip”
Last Updated: April 19, 2020 After booking cheap flights on Alaska Airlines to ABQ – Albuquerque as part of our summer mileage runs and tour of America’s South West, we decided to visit Santa Fe for 1 night and 1.5 days after our stay in Albuquerque. In this post, we share information about our tripContinue reading “Trip Recap: Santa Fe New Mexico”
Last Updated on July 15, 2020. Initially posted on September 20, 2019. COVID-19 Update: At this time, El Vado is open and offering staycation specials for locals; please call (505) 361-1667 for more information. In addition, the restaurants have re-opened too and access to the outdoor space is available. The pool is available and socialContinue reading “Review: El Vado Motel in Albuquerque New Mexico”
…is the type of headline the media continues to use to sensationalize and exaggerate news stories involving popular Mexican tourist destinations. Some of you want to hear about all the bad things that happened to us on our last trip to Mexico; here’s what actually happened when we visited Sayulita, Mexico City, Playa Del CarmenContinue reading “Travel Advisory for Mexico – A Vacation Horror Story”
Playa Escondida is an eco-friendly luxury boutique hotel/resort on the Riviera Nayarit mountain coastline, near Sayulita. “Playa escondida” translates into “hidden beach” and with its 30 rooms nestled on the property, you can enjoy the best of both worlds; the jungle and the beach. While it was a bit of a fluke we ended upContinue reading “Review: Playa Escondida, Sayulita, Mexico”
Last Updated: September 15, 2021 Disclaimer: This review represents our experiences during 3 stays but due to a recent negative stay, we can no longer recommend booking and staying at Hotel Semilla. The property markets itself one way but is managed in a different way and has inherent issues. We have really started to enjoyContinue reading “Review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico”
Mexico City is a great place to just walk, eat, drink and repeat all day and you will not run out of options to try and you will most likely leave with unfinished business. In this post, I’ll share where we ate and drank and share some observations about personal safety and some tips forContinue reading “Mexico City: Walk, Eat, Drink and Repeat”