Driving in Mexico

On my most recent flight to Cancún, a seatmate and I chatted about our travel plans.  When I said I was renting a car and driving in Mexico solo around the Yucatán Peninsula, she was nearly speechless.  I had to work to convince her I wasn’t a crazy person with a death wish.  I’m still not sure I...

Affordable Tulum

Affordable Tulum: 6 Steps To Luxury On A Budget

When is the last time you had a vacation so perfect that you considered burning your passport and staying forever?  If you’ve been to Tulum, you know exactly what I’m talking about.  If not, get ready to start plotting your passport's...

Dry Tortugas National Park Fort Jefferson

Dry Tortugas National Park

During a trip to the Florida Keys, I spent a day at Dry Tortugas National Park on Garden Key, 70 miles from Key West.  It was on a trip with my mom, and honestly she planned and booked that part of the itinerary without me really even knowing what it was.  She kept talking about “dry tortugas” and I was like, sure, sure, we’re going to...