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Food Meets Travel: My Favorite Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

Food Meets Travel: My Favorite Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

I’ve recently returned from a fantastic holiday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and I have to admit I’m walking away impressed. I had heard great things about Puerto Vallarta but found myself thoroughly in love with this Pacific resort city. But on top of the perfect weather and beautiful Pacific views, there are countless fantastic restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. You’ll find everything from street corner food stands to chic beachside dining and everything in between. Thanks to word-of-mouth recommendations, Yelp, Google…

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Practical Santorini Travel: Tips & Inspiration

Practical Santorini Travel: Tips & Inspiration

We recently returned from a trip to Italy and Greece which included five days on the Greek island of Santorini. Santorini is one of the most desirable “bucket-list” destinations out there and it’s completely understandable. Postcard-perfect villages, colorful beaches, and captivating sunsets make Santorini an unforgettable destination. However, with all these wonderful aspects of Santorini, often comes large crowds and high prices. But fear not! Here are some practical Santorini travel tips to help you enjoy it more, spend a bit less, and avoid…

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Destination Spotlight: Mérida, Mexico | Part 3 | Exploring Cuzama and Los 3 Cenotes

Destination Spotlight: Mérida, Mexico | Part 3 | Exploring Cuzama and Los 3 Cenotes

This is part one of a three part series highlighting Mérida, Mexico and the surrounding Yucatan region. In part two, I’ll focus on the nearby villages of Cuzama, Chunkanán, and the well known “Los 3” Cenotes. Part One: Exploring Centro Mérida Part Two: Exploring Kabah. Uxmal, & Santa Elena Part Three: Exploring Cuzama and Los 3 Cenotes In the third and final post in this series, I’ll cover exploring Cuzama and “Los 3” cenotes, a fantastic day trip from Mérida. On our third day staying in Mérida,…

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Destination Spotlight: Mérida, Mexico | Part 2 | Exploring Uxmal, Kabah, and Santa Elena

Destination Spotlight: Mérida, Mexico | Part 2 | Exploring Uxmal, Kabah, and Santa Elena

This is part two of a three part series highlighting Mérida, Mexico and the surrounding Yucatan region. In part two, I’ll focus on the nearby ruins of Uxmal and Kabah, and the small village of Santa Elena. Part One: Exploring Centro Mérida Part Two: Exploring Kabah. Uxmal, & Santa Elena Part Three: Exploring Cuzama and Los 3 Cenotes As we were planning our trip to Mérida, we knew we wanted to spend a fair amount of time outside the city and visit the nearby ruins….

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Destination Spotlight: Exploring Mérida, Mexico | Part 1 | Centro Mérida

Destination Spotlight: Exploring Mérida, Mexico | Part 1 | Centro Mérida

This is part one of a three part series highlighting Mérida, Mexico and the surrounding Yucatan region. In part one, I’ll focus on the sights, flavors, and sounds of Centro Mérida. Part One: Exploring Centro Mérida Part Two: Exploring Kabah. Uxmal, & Santa Elena Part Three: Exploring Cuzama and Los 3 Cenotes When I told most of my friends that we were headed to Mérida for a long weekend, most of them had no clue where that even is. The vast majority of Americans will…

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Accommodation Review: Hotel Santiago Mérida | Mérida, Mexico

Accommodation Review: Hotel Santiago Mérida | Mérida, Mexico

Inconspicuously tucked along Calle 74A, sits the Hotel Santiago Mérida near the heart of Centro Mérida. In advance of our trip to Mérida, we had browsed several boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts. The reviews were solid and it was rated as the number two bed and breakfast in Mérida at the time of booking. Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Stars Service: 5 of 5 Stars Location: 5 of 5 Stars Comfort: 5 of 5 Stars Cleanliness: 5 of 5…

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