Journal

6 Amazing Destinations to Ignite Your Creativity

Sometimes we all need a little help to ignite our creativity. Perhaps we feel stuck in a bit of a rut or can’t get our creative juices flowing, for whatever reason. Whether you’re a painter, writer, or business owner, we could all use a creative...

When Should You Visit Santorini?

Do you want to visit the Greek Island Santorini? Well, it isn’t the land of Gods like Olympus, but if you are a travel adventurer and you want a great experience, then Santorini will suffice. Following, we are giving you a basic guideline for when...

Ideas for Sporting Vacations

Mid-winter is a perfect time to be thinking about planning your summer vacation, and it’s great fun to browse through brochures and look at all the travel websites for ideas. If you fancy a change from your usual kind of vacation, there’s no shortage of...

Xochimilco, The Floating Gardens of Mexico City

By Andy Hume   Boat and mind meander in tandem into the dreamy canals – so distant emotionally from the ride and grind of Mexico City, yet still within its limits, only a couple metro transfers from its jam-clogged city center. Not even the sound of an...

Where To Have Breakfast In La Condesa, Mexico City

By Marion Mikolajczyk     Here's a quick overview of four restaurants in La Condesa offering Mexican breakfast like enchiladas suizas or chilaques but also waffles, eggs in all their presentations, avocado toast and açai bowls. In fact, all we love to savor for breakfast!   Azul Condesa   At the command...

Uncovering The Art Scene in San Miguel de Allende

By Melisa Valero   It is a fact that San Miguel de Allende has become more and more a magnet for people from all over the world in search of experiences that enrich their lives. You only need set foot in this town to realize all the...

Mexico City’s Flea Market of Darkness – Tianguis Cultural del Chopo

Words by Andy Hume   Part weekend warrior’s Hot Topic, part beer-fed aging metalhead playland, Tianguis Cultural del Chopo is the street market source for all things musically and culturally black: metal, punk, goth, oi!, hardcore, etc. Currently situated along Calle Juan Aldama (across from the Buenavista...

An Artist’s Tour of Mexico City’s Neighborhood of Coyoacan

By Loni Klara   Most famous as the home of Frida Kahlo’s former residence, the neighborhood of Coyoacan in Mexico City is like an oasis in the midst of a giant city. Its old, beautiful streets and houses are endowed with a rich artistic legacy, drawing many...

8 Reasons To Travel Alone

It can be great fun to travel with other people – friends and family always make great companions, and there are certainly benefits to having a group of people to travel with. However, if you ask any veteran traveler whether it is also worth traveling...