Monthly Archives: August 2015

Enchanting Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

I am always grateful that I have the opportunity to visit different corners of the world, but some places possess such a spirit that I feel extra lucky to have been able to witness them. The little village of San Antonio Palopó on Lake Atitlán is one of those places. As I write I have the…

5 Reasons You Must Go to Oaxaca City

A six hour bus ride away from Mexico City is Mexico’s food and artisan capital of the country, Oaxaca City. It also happens to be as charming as a Mariachi boy band. Having just wrapped up 4 days and 3 nights in this fair city, I have started a list of all its delights. Here are 5…

Mexico City and Frida Kahlo

At last! I am not in America! I do love my country, but it was time for me to hit the friendly skies and jet to lesser known lands.  So here I am in Mexico for 10 days before heading to a country I truly don’t know, Guatemala. Chicago…huh? This adventure was preceded by another adventure…