Wondering About Chichen Itza

Wondering About Chichen Itza

Every time I visit a place that is universally considered to be a “must see” or a “wonder of the world”, I quietly prepare myself to be disappointed.  Mass popularity often brings visitors (us including) to the places that are totally overrated.  Mount Rushmore, Stonehenge,…

A “Ruined” Vacation in Mexico

A “Ruined” Vacation in Mexico

Soft light of the early morning sun was gently seeping through the canopies of the trees as we were making our way through the jungle.  Waking up super early and driving in a half awaken state for two hours from Puerto Morelos was totally worth…

Top 5 Beaches in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Top 5 Beaches in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Yes, you read this right.  We are writing about beaches and we are ranking them!  You can now safely unsubscribe.  This travel blog is hopelessly ruined.  In all seriousness, we are not beach people and rarely spend our vacations on a beach.  In a normal…

Sunbathing in the Murder Capital

Sunbathing in the Murder Capital

Acapulco.  What a fantastic name for a city! The first time I heard of Acapulco was as a kid from a cheesy 1990s Russian pop song. And although I could not place Acapulco on the map and did not even know that the city was…