A Day at the Beach House

So on our recent Yucatan vacation we got to stay at my fabulous aunt's beach house. Although we spent a good deal of time running around to Mayan ruins, Merida, and cute little villages, we still got to spent some good internet-less R&R on the beach. Get ready for a blog post photo dump! The [...]

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Travel Style: Yucatan, Mexico

We had the lovely pleasure of spending a week in my aunts beach house on the Yucatan this past New Years. With little strict plans, but lots of options, this vacation unfolded with spontaneity. As beautiful as that idea is, it made a bit hard to plan out my outfits like I normally do, so [...]

Merida: The city of mansions, markets & colonial architecture

Merida was founded in 1542 but went through a big building phase in the early 19th century as it started to get rich from the henequén (rope made from agave) industry and trading with the rest of the Americas.   Serenata at Santa Lucia Park Every Thursday, since 1965, Santa Lucia square has hosted a show [...]

Visiting Mayan Temples: Uxmal vs. Chichen Itza

Although not the only Mayan temple complexes on the Yucatan Peninsula, these two are certainly the most famous. Oh and they are both UNESCO SITES! (Uxmal & Chichen Itza) 🙂 We were lucky enough on our last trip to visit both complexes, which I recommend if you have the time; if not, here is a [...]