Packing for New Orleans: Cute and Practical Things to Wear

You won't believe this but I packed light for New Orleans! It's the kind of place that you know what you're going to get up to ahead of time so it's easy to think about exact outfits that you want; it makes packing for New Orleans a breeze! In case you don't know what to

Best Restaurants in Merida

Merida, Mexico has some amazing food! When I first visited it was for just two weeks, and I tried tons of the "top ranked" places I had researched. Now, six months after living here, I've gone a bit deeper and tried out places that blog mentioned, locals told me about, places around my house in

Update: 6 Months of Living in Merida, Mexico

Wow, time flies! I feel like it was just a month ago I wrote my one month in Merida update and started it with "time flies!". But it does, and we've really been loving it here in Merida, Mexico. We moved here on May 22, 2018, after years in Goa, India (5 for me, but

Getting Health Insurance in Mexico as an Expat & Costs

Getting health insurance in Mexico as an expat is a relatively easy straight-forward process. Unlike registering a car, getting a driver's license, and opening a bank account - this is one of the big "expat" things to do here that does not require residency. I'm going to share how I, as a resident of Mexico got health insurance

Top Things to do in Ocala Florida (and Nearby)

After Jacksonville and St. Augustine, my mom and I drove down to Ocala to spend the last two days of our mother/daughter trip to Florida. Ocala is a lesser-known place to visit in Florida, but one that a local told me was a "do not miss" because of the beautiful Silver Springs State Park. While