10 Unusual “Secret” Tourist Sites Around Puebla

Puebla, Mexico is famous for its beautiful city center and incredible surrounding sites, like Cholula and the Ex-Hacienda de Chautla. While the common tourist sites are most definitely must-sees, sometimes you just want to see something that isn’t in a guidebook. Here’s my top 10 list of more unusual and not so well-known tourist sites…

Top 18 Restaurants – Chiayi Food Guide

So this guide is a waaayy overdue. I lived in Chiayi for almost two years and while I was there I ate a LOT of good food. Here’s my guide to my best food and favorite restaurants in Chiayi City, Taiwan.  1. Dan Bing Scallion pancakes are a Taiwanese breakfast stable, but my all-time favorite…

12 Day Trips from Puebla by Public Transportation

Ahh Puebla, the gorgeous colonial city about two hours South of Mexico City. It’s a favorite of many a tourist to Mexico and tour companies know that, so if you want to take a day trip while your vacationing in the city there are plenty of organized tour companies you can go with. The problem?…

How to Get to Zacatlan and 8 Things to Do

How to get there From Puebla, take an Atah bus from the Capu bus station. These cost 148-170 pesos. The buses leave about every half an hour for most of the day, so you can pretty much just turn up  at the station and buy a ticket. The bus took about three hours. *If you…

10 Super Easy, Cheap Meals You Can Cook Anywhere in the World

So I have an odd problem, which is that every time I move to a new country, I need to come up with an entirely new list of home-cooked meals. What’s readily available in one country, might be extremely scarce in another. Or that perfect meaty pasta dish that you perfected at home might suddenly…

15 Day Trips from Chiayi, Taiwan That’ll Knock Your Socks Off

Chiayi, Taiwan is an excellent jumping off point for some fabulous day-trips. Here’s the how, where, and why for some cool excursions from this south, central Taiwanese city! First off, the obvious! 1. Check out Tainan, an easy 45 minute train ride from Chiayi’s main train station. Here you can see some gorgeous old temples…

2018 Daily Budget in Paris: Costs of Traveling in France

Aww Paris. You love it. I love it. We all love it. Even before you’ve been, you love it. But how much does it really cost to go on vacation in the famous capital? While I’ve found plenty of general “cost of living” guidelines for Paris, I’ve yet to find a real specific breakdown of…

The Hunt for the Perfect Travel Shoe in Europe

My Birkenstocks… my trusty light-weight, pretty slip-ons have sadly seen better days… 😳 They’ve seen a lot, but its time for them to retire. So when my mom and I embarked on a big European adventure this summer, I knew I’d be on the lookout for some new kicks. Therefore, when I heard some friends…