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 living in Merida, Mexico. We moved here on May 22, 2018, after years in Goa, India (5 for me,
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Did you know St. Augustine is the oldest city in the USA? It is! You can step back in time to actual forts used hundreds of years ago, wander the old fashioned alleys of St. George Street eating fudge and caramel apples, and visit the beach as well. There are so many things to do in
After moving to Merida, we wanted to do a few things: get the pets in safely from India and find a local vet, learn Spanish, buy a car, and get our temporary Mexican residency. We did all these things, but the permit for residency takes time and you are not allowed to leave Mexico during that
Ask Me Anything: How Do You Deal with Taking Long Flight Journeys (Like USA to India) Multiple Times a Year?
I have a series on my blog called Ask Me Anything and I keep track of reader questions that I get over and over and slowly answer them with a full blog post. So, many of you email saying something like, "How to fly so much? How do you deal with taking so many exhausting long-haul flights?
Growing up, when I pictured what paradise must be like, I pictured Hawaii. I always had it in my head one day that is where I'd have the perfect honeymoon. While it's part of the USA, Hawaii always seems so exotic. I finally got a chance to visit and I didn't want to leave so
A few years ago, my parents had called from Ohio to India saying they were off work again due to snow and wind-chill. It was -32 degrees; so cold our dog couldn't walk outside without her paws getting stuck in the ice and snow. So imagine my surprise when I'm on the last of four
It's almost embarrassing how much I need WiFi when I travel, but it's really important for my job to stay connected as I work 100% online. I have tried and reviewed 3 other WiFi devices and get super geeky about it; I love seeing how the speed is, which networks they connect to, and how
There's something about Paris. When I first went to Europe, there was no other place I was more excited about going to than Paris. It's got a dreamy quality about it, but it's not just a Hollywood manipulation - from misty gray mornings following your nose as you track down the best croissant to strolling