New year, new me! Groan. New Year resolutions don't really stick, do they? Everyone promises themselves that they'll do and be better this year, eat healthy, lose weight, cut back on drinking, etc., then a couple of months in, the gyms are empty and the bars are back to being more occupied. I read an… Continue reading Micro-Resolutions for the New Year – Replacing the ‘Bad’ with the ‘Good’
When I was about 4 or 5 years old, I was traumatized by a whale. Not a real whale, but an enormous illustration of a whale that engulfed my little body, complete with whale sounds that seemingly came out of nowhere. Overwhelming for me, hilarious to my parents. The awesome exhibit was at The Witte… Continue reading Where Nature, Science, and Culture Meet – The Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX
There are 16 colonias (boroughs) in Mexico City, and each borough boasts its own neighborhoods. We usually stick around the Cuahtémoc borough, which includes Centro Histórico and Chinatown, Reforma (financial district), Roma Norte and Roma Sur, and Hipódromo Condesa - all neighborhoods that we love. In this post, I'll be featuring Centro Histórico and Reforma.… Continue reading Mexico City, You So Pretty – Neighborhoods in the Capital City
Puerto Escondido is of course full of beaches, but it's also full of people offering to take you on a tour to release baby sea turtles, see the bioluminescence lagoon, go fishing, or see dolphins. We went to see the sea turtles (albeit not on an official tour), and also took a dolphin tour which… Continue reading Watching Dolphins and Sea Turtles – a Three Hour Tour in Puerto Escondido
Our hotel on Playa Zicatela in Puerto Escondido has about 25 rooms, a communal kitchen, café, and pool, and we absolutely love it. Our hosts, Luz and Nino, and their handyman, Alejandro, are so lovely, welcoming, and helpful, that we end up having days where we don't even leave the hotel and end up cooking… Continue reading International Friends and More Turtles in Puerto Escondido!