November 22, 2018

This blog post deviates somewhat from my usual guide on traveling. Instead, this is about my experience in scuba diving in general.

Although I’m not a regular diver, I did dive around 17 times in 3 different countries.  As a beginner scuba diver, it is important to choo...

February 9, 2016

Three months of Travel around Mexico in 3 minutes. I met amazing friends from Mexico and around the world (representatives from 14 countries). I saw every part of Mexico, from the ruins, jungles, forests, villages, to colonial cities, metropolitans, villages and resort...

January 9, 2016

One of the major attractions in Cancun is Isla Mujeres Underwater Museum, or MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte). 


This museum was first conceptualized by a non-profit organization based in Cancun. The museum director hired sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor and submerged 500...

January 4, 2016

Cenotes are major attractions in the Yucatan Penninsula. They are large underground wells that have long been protected by the Mayans.


I've had the chance to explore two cenotes during my trip to Yucatan. One at Tulum and one near Chichen Itza. 


What is it?


A cenote is...

January 4, 2016

Cancun is a world-class tourist city and possibly the most famous city in Mexico. With its beautiful beach, never-sleeping night clubs and a rich culture (notably with Chichen Itza within driving distance), Cancun is a hot destination for tourists around the world.



October 29, 2015

It has been quite an emotional experience in my 3-month stay at Mexico. Before arriving to this beautiful country, I had my fair share of doubts about this place, whether it is related to some of the typical stereotypes or the danger of drug cartels. However, after mee...

October 24, 2015


As Halloween is fast approaching, many people are dressing up for Halloween parties and kids are getting ready to go around the town for trick-or-treat. The same also happens in Mexico, but there is another important date that is very close to Halloween - The Day of t...

October 23, 2015

This unfortunately will be my last trip to visit another city in Mexico this year. Although this may sound a little sad, it simply gives me more motivation to come back and explore the rest of the country. Nevertheless, I’m excited to see my travel buddy friends again...

October 7, 2015

When people from five different nations gather together, great things happen. When I say great things, I mean that we used our limited precious time and actually made the most of our trip. In this trip, a Canadian, a Brazilian, a Russian, a British and an Argentinian r...

September 29, 2015

Being in Mexico, you must know what Quinceañera means. The first time I noticed Quinceañera was on a random street of Monterrey, Mexico. Instead of the regular bachelorette parties that I see, I saw a much younger crowd and with mix gender. That's when I raise the ques...

September 26, 2015

This is certainly an exciting day. My friend invited me to watch a soccer game live, which is what I always hope to do in Mexico. Soccer is like the national sport in Mexico. So to be able to watch a soccer game in Mexico is quite an exceptional experience. 


It is also...

September 20, 2015

We started the day waking up early at 7 am with a hangover. Great.


We had to reach a Starbucks coffee shop at San Miguel to meet up with the owner of our AirBNB place. On our way towards San Miguel from Guanajuato City, the taxi driver was very nice enough to stop by a...

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