Tag: Mexico

Potrero Chico: A climber’s paradise just across the border

Ian Carroll

I had to stop the car and pull over. There wasn’t anything in the road, it was the towering limestone cliffs above the road that…

Travel Tuesdays: Why do you travel?

Ian Carroll

We were strolling through the ruins of Palenque, an ancient Mayan site in southern Mexico. All around us, tourists snapped photos, bought trinkets, and marveled…

Travel Tuesdays: How to deal with police stops when driving in Mexico

Ian Carroll

I slowed the car down and turned the AC up as we approached the checkpoint. The sun was blazing hot overhead, and I knew it…

Travel Tuesdays: Good stories often come from bad decisions

Ian Carroll

“You haven’t left Mexico yet.” She said as we stood in Guatemala. “You have to go back, and leave Mexico.” I could tell from her…

Interesting facts about the Paricutin volcano in Mexico

Stef Zisovska

About 200 miles west of Mexico City, close to the town of Uruapan, there is a cinder-cone volcano called Paricutin. Paricutin is considered to be…

Easy-to-move-to islands that everyone should visit

Moving to an island is easy if you know where to go and what to expect. There are several interesting places in and out of…

The World’s best places for watching thunderstorms

Marion Fernandez

Thunderstorms can cause damage to buildings and other infrastructure and thus can be dangerous, but they are also fascinating and incredible to watch. You may…

Top 10 warm escapes: Fitness challenges on vacation

Marion Fernandez

Taking a vacation can mean a lot of different things. Whether it is an escape to take a break from your daily life or just…

The 5 strangest islands on planet Earth

Stef Zisovska

Our planet is full of strange things, weird phenomena, incredible animals, rainbow mountains, pink lakes, and unusual islands. When we think about an island, the…

How to learn Spanish easily and quickly

When you try to learn Spanish for the first time, it seems impossible. There are a million verbs to learn with even more conjugations and…