Cabo Rojo is well known to Puerto Ricans, but isn’t often visited by tourists from outside of the island. Despite being off the beaten path, it’s well worth the trip. Located in the southwest corner of la Isla del Encanto, you’ll find Cabo Rojo and its Wildlife Refuge. This area is packed with beautiful beaches, incredible history, and a pink lake (Las Salinas). While living in Boquerón, visiting this lesser-known refuge quickly became one of our favorite day-trips on the island.
Before I even finished watching all Jim and May’s video about their upcoming Spanish Immersion Retreat in Guanajuato City, Mexico, I felt my fingers inching closer and closer to my wallet. I had just started teaching myself Spanish a month or two before, by reading books, watching their previous videos, listening to music; you name it. But literally that same week, I had been wishing for an opportunity to leave my slightly tragic, work-heavy lifestyle for a bit, to practice my skills in the real world. It was a godsend, because honestly, I was a little nervous to travel on my own.
Maybe your story starts out a lot like mine, having reached adulthood and realizing that I’d never really traveled or explored anywhere, especially on my own. I was lost in my work, always waiting for the “right time” to vacation, too busy entangled in the vortex of everyone else’s needs around me.
Figuring out what to pack for a trip to Mexico seems easy, right? The problem is, most people think it’s always hot all over the country. So it makes sense that shorts and sandals are the first thing that come to mind. The reality is that packing for a trip to Mexico isn't always so cut and dry. You'll need to consider important factors like location, time of the year, and activities you’ll be doing during your time there. Today, I’m here to make it easy for your to pack for Mexico.
The best things to do in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The perfect day-trip for those who like to hike and hit the beach. Visit the pink lakes (Las Salinas of Puerto Rico, El Faro, and Playa Sucia (also known as La Playuela) in the same day.
The Bioluminescent Bay at Mosquito Bay in Vieques, Puerto Rico is one of the most incredible things we’ve ever seen. We took a tour with Bieque Eco Trips and experienced the bioluminescent dinoflagellate filled Mosquito Bay in clear-bottomed kayaks to see the brightest glowing bio bay in the world.
There’s lots of fun to be had in the water in the Yucatan Peninsula. One of our favorite things to do is swim in a cenote. In this post, we're going to tell you about the three best cenotes near Playa del Carmen and everything you need to know to plan your visit.
Tipping in Mexico can be confusing, but we'll break in down for you in this video. From all-inclusive resorts to restaurants and more, this is everything you need to know about tipping in Mexico.
Mexico City: A bustling metropolis built on top of ancient Aztec ruins. Located in the heart of Mexico, where you’ll find history, culture, food, and so much more. These are the seven sights you can’t miss when you visit Mexico City’s Historic District.
There was a time pre-9/11 when airport security lines moved faster, and you didn’t have to take your shoes off. For better or for worse, we seem to be stuck with the familiar obscene lines where we are collectively treated like sheep being coerced into machines for examination by complete strangers. If only there were another way…
When it comes to great content, it’s all about the story, not the gear. But if you’re into video gear and travel, it's fun to peek behind the scenes and see what’s working for others. This is a list of what we use to make Spanish and Go happen.