Save Yourself Hassle: Buy a Local SIM Card in India

Back when Rachel first wrote about how to get a SIM card in India, the process was much more complicated and getting tourist SIM cards wasn't done as much. Of course today people get them more often, so with the help of Jules, our resident India expert, we've given this guide a much needed update! Read

Where to Stay in Goa: All the Best Places to Stay from North to South

Rachel first visited and wrote about where to stay in Goa in 2015. You can read her original post here. With the help of one of her close friends, Jules, we’ve given this post a much needed update with even more hotels and accommodations. If you're trying to figure out the best place to stay in

10 Cool Things to Do in HAMPI: Chasing Sunsets and Climbing Boulders

Rachel first visited and wrote about this beautiful landmark back in 2014. You can read her original post here. With the help of one of her close friends, Jules, we've given this post a much needed update. Here's your guide to the best things to do in Hampi today! I, Jules, first made a last

10 Travel Hacks from 10 Years of Travel

I can't believe I've been traveling for ten whole years now! While these days traveling is my full-time job, I traveled a lot on my own for a long time, even before starting Hippie in Heels. Throughout the years and numerous countries, not to mention living in Goa for half of this time, I've picked up

44 Things to Know About Living in Mexico as an Expat

There are so many articles out there about living in Mexico as an expat and some kind of scare people into not wanting to go or focus just on the cost of living being low - there so much more to know about living in Mexico. In this post, I'm going to share some things

20 Essential Mexico City Travel Tips For First-Time Visitors

I love Mexico City! It's a place that I will keep going back to - it's a huge city and you'll never see everything you want on just one trip. Visiting Mexico City takes some planning. While with smaller cities, I tend to wing it, with Mexico City I did do research ahead of time