I Went Backpacking in Patagonia!

Intro | Part I | Part II | Part III Hey all! I've just returned from two weeks of backpacking in Patagonia and Heather has kindly agreed to let me share my story with a few more guest-posts! Where did I go? I don't have a history of camping or outdoor adventuring so it surely…

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Adventure with our Toronto neighbours in Mexico City!

In Toronto our neighbours, Greg and Adrienne, also happen to be old friends of ours. Greg and I attended high school together, and so we were all delighted to find out we were living in the same building, on the same floor. To keep the coincidences coming, a week after we booked our trip to…

Airbnb Experience: Dive into real Mexico

Our second Airbnb experience on this trip was called "Dive into real Mexico" and the name is a perfect descriptor. It was a full day experience - just over 10 hours long. We met our host Daniel in the morning and he drove us 2 hours away to the state where his family originates, Tlaxcala.…

Our home away from home in the Condesa Aurora Sunroom!

Kevin was in charge of finding our Airbnb and I'm sure he looked at hundreds of listings to narrow down his options. Ever the skilled researcher, Kevin found us what I can honestly describe as the world's best Airbnb host, Leonor. We had initially planned to reserve one of her full apartments, but we took…

Airbnb Experience: “Discover street food with a local”

When Kevin and I went to Amsterdam we kicked off our trip with a food tour, which was both a unique culinary experience and a great walking tour with a local guide. We were introduced to the food tour via Booking.com but since we didn't use them for our trip this time around we decided…

We made it to Mexico City! (Just in time for an earthquake)

For the next week we are in Mexico City, the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in the Americas (fighting neck and neck with Sao Paulo for the top listing). We arrived yesterday, and so far we are having a great time! Of course, if you've been reading the news you also know…