Travel Slow, Go Far

Hiking Central America’s Highest Peak

Tajumulco, Central America’s highest peak is actually a massive stratovolcano and is located in western Guatemala near the Mexican border. We left Xela for Tajumulco Friday afternoon with the plan

Immersive Spanish Experience in Guatemala

There is no better way to learn a language than through complete immersion. You will learn from a native speaker and get to practice your newly acquired skills daily with

Oaxacan Cuisine: Top 9 Dishes to Try

When planning my visit to Oaxaca City I had one main attraction in mind- its food. Oaxaca is known for its unique cuisine, rich with traditional treats ranging from crunchy chapulines

The Monarchs of Macheros, Mexico

Every year, beginning in November, the entire North American monarch butterfly population, east of the rockies, migrates to one specific forest in the Mexican state of Michoacán until mid-March. Here is

Road Tripping Mexico with Mom

Mexico often receives a bad reputation, especially if what you hear is coming from the U.S. When I decided to travel here by myself the majority of people were immediately


After two weeks in Mexico City, we finally made it to the Aztec site of Teotihuacán, one of the largest premodern cities to have existed. We spent the afternoon roving

Exploring Eastern Canada

Three thousand miles, two weeks, one brother. This was our trip through New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Québec at the end of October, 2017. We started from Jeremy’s place in