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…

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…

The 10 Most Hoosier Things To Do with an Indiana Visitor

Last summer my Portuguese boyfriend came to visit me in Indiana. My friends and I had a blast coming up with the most embarrassingly Hoosier things we could think of to do with him. Here’s the Ultimate Indiana Itinerary we came up with. #1 Drink root beer at a drive-thru. After living abroad, I’ve come…

Top 3 Waterparks near Lafayette, Indiana

Looking for a good place to cool off on a hot summer’s day in Indiana? Well, look no further than these three great water parks. Prices and addresses are included. #3 Tropicanoe Cove If you live in the Lafayette area and love waterparks, then you probably have already been to this park. With big slides,…

A Great Day Out in Indiana: France Park, Logansport

I love hiking and sight-seeing outdoors. After eight months in Hanoi, where “the outdoors” meant drinking coffee on a busy street corner while motorbikes zoomed by and I secretly prayed for the sun to just please come back, “I haven’t seen sunshine in weeks,” I was pretty thrilled to be back in the cornfields, forests,…

The Best Flea Market: Tippecanoe County Flea Market

Is there anything better than a flea market? Where else can a ten-year-old with a dollar and a sixty-year-old with a thousand dollars walk in and walk out a few hours later feeling excited and proud with a bag full of goodies. I’ve been to hundreds of flea markets from Pigeon Forge to Poland, and…