In 2010 I won a 3 night stay at the Hilton Los Cabos for entering a contest called “Hilton Appreciation Vacation” where I recorded a video of me doing a ridiculous rap about someone who deserves a vacation. Despite how incredibly embarrassing it was to have thousands of people see it on this Facebook contest, I came in second place and won the chance to go to Cabo!
Visiting the 9 bays of Huatulco, Oaxaca is an amazing discovery and surprise. A very natural and eco-friendly experience with gorgeous views makes it a perfect beach escape combined with visiting Oaxaca City.
09′ Fall semester, my final year of college, had just started and I had just got back from my Puebla study abroad trip. I was missing Mexico (and my summer fling) but figured with time, I would move on and life would go back to normal. So there I was….celebrating “Welcome Weekend” at CMU with all my friends who I hadn’t seen. As I faked my smiles, it became clear to me that I didn’t want any of this anymore; I just wanted to be back in Mexico. The feeling continued until I soon found Halloween approaching. I thought to myself how how much of a trashy spectacle Halloween was, and then it hit me… why pay hundreds of dollars to dress up in skanky costumes and get drunk when I could spend that same amount and fly back to Mexico for the weekend? [Read more…]
Wondering what what romantic things to do in Puerto Vallarta? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
After 2 years of a long distance relationship and being apart, I somehow managed to talk my boyfriend, Eddy, into moving to Puerto Vallarta with me for his summer break. In the two years since we met, I’ve lived in Michigan, Chicago and Puerto Vallarta all why he stayed put in Mexico City. [Read more…]
I’ve always wanted to go to Mazatlán, Sinaloa. I’ve researched and planned every time it was “vacation time”, and it never happened, we always ended up somewhere else. Well, after visiting every other Mexican beach, I got the invitation to go to Mazatlán for a tweet-up sponsorted by the Mexico Tourism Board. After all my reserach about the colonial downtown, the Ángela Peralta Theater and the 11 mile Malecón, I had high expectations. It was a 3 day weekend full of dinners and activities [Read more…]
A short 20 mile ride from Mazatlán’s center is a small rural town called El Quelite. The pueblo is set as a perfect example of ‘rural tourism’ and is is a trip worth taking for real authentic Mexican food and experience. During my trip for the Mazatlán tweet-up, thankfully a trip to El Quelite was part of the groups itinerary, but only for a short meal.