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The Best Gift I Have Ever Given To My Mom

What present should I get for my mom? An Unforgettable Gift Click here to see the original post I wrote for Xcaret Park’s Blog. There’s always a good reason to give something to my mom, but of course, there are some special dates like her birthday, mother’s day or Christmas, when I want to give [...]

How to pack light and make it all fit in a carry on

Traveling light How to become a packing expert. I am super excited because I will be traveling for two weeks to multiple destinations! Spoiler alert: Brussels, Athens, Istanbul, Dubai & Moscow! I know that it's crazy to cover all these cities in just two weeks, but that's another story I might tell you later. I [...]

Is it worth visiting Guatemala City?

Guatemala City When I was planning my trip to Guatemala I was very excited but didn't know where to go exactly. I knew I wanted to visit Antigua, but I wasn't sure where to go next. The plane I booked was bound to Guatemala City because there lays the main airport of the country. Tikal was [...]

Why Lake Atitlan blew my mind away

Panajachel, Guatemala Lake Atitlan The combination of wind and water is freedom for me, open spaces and natural sceneries make my heart beat faster with joy. Places like Hierve el Agua in Oaxaca and Niagara Falls in Canada made me feel complete, infinite. There's no wonder why I chose to live in Cancun. So when [...]

7 Things to do in Antigua Guatemala

Guatemala What to do in Antigua Antigua Guatemala is even more gorgeous than what I had seen in pictures. Three volcanoes: Volcán de Agua, Volcán de Fuego and Volcán Acatenango make the perfect setting for an unforgettable journey. I was amazed by its beauty in every street! Antigua is actually a small village, you can easily [...]

Xenotes Tour: A Luxurious Adventure

Discovering Riviera Maya's Cenotes Xenotes Tour Have you ever heard about Cenotes? Also known as sinkholes, they are amazing natural wells hidden across Riviera Maya and the Yucatan Peninsula, there are more than 5,000! You can read about them in my previous post. If you are coming to any of Riviera Maya's destinations, Cancun, Playa [...]

5 fears you learn to overcome when you start traveling alone

Traveling Alone Overcoming Fears Click here to see the original post I wrote for Xplor Park's Blog. There is no doubt that traveling is a fascinating experience. It’s not a thing you do and forget, actually, I’m pretty sure that you cherish many of your past vacation memories. Maybe you even remember your first getaway with [...]

How I feel when I jump into a Cenote

Like a Fish in Water Every time I jump into a cenote I feel free. These mystical holes filled with water have their origin in the Yucatan Peninsula, and there are more than 5,000! Ever since the first time I visited one, about three years ago, I realized why are they so important, but also why people [...]

Two Days in Cozumel

Escape to an Island in the Mexican Caribbean Everybody thinks I live on an eternal vacation, but that's far from true. Besides my annual vacations, I usually travel during the weekends, and of course living in Cancun helps me to visit incredible places and still feel like a tourist. So, this time, I took a [...]

What are Cenotes? Gems in Mexico.

Cenotes in Mexico The Yucatan Peninsula is worldwide famous because of its pristine beaches, mayan culture and exotic nature. But it has a lot more beauty than that, it also features more than 5,000 magical places called Cenotes. Cenote Há Cenote or Dz’onot is a Mayan word that means “cave with water”. Cenotes have [...]