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Adventure Sports in Mexico That I Can’t Wait to Try in July

In Mexico by Katelyn1 Comment

Photo by Spencer Watson on Unsplash With another week of sub-zero temperatures and an impending blizzard on Thursday, I’ve become to plan my escape from the Maine winter. While I am stuck stateside until my trip to Peru in April, I have been carefully crafting my travel plans now that I am back to the 9 to 5 grind. During my Great Escape …

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Hostel Review: Suites DF Hostel

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Mexico City is a massive city so it’s tough to pick a safe neighborhood that is near everything you want to see and do in the city. If you’re looking for any recommendations then check out my recent 5 things you must see in Mexico City guide for some ideas. After staying at the Mexico City Hostel for two nights …

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5 Things You Must See in Mexico City

In Mexico, North America by KatelynLeave a Comment

Situated in the Valley of Mexico at over 7,000 feet, Mexico City is the 5th most populated city in the world with over 17 million people. The city is overwhelming to say the least. The noise. The smells. The crowds. As a first timer I struggled with the city. It was massive. I got strange stares and hissed at by …

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Hostel Review: Mexico City Hostel

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I arrived in Mexico City after midnight so I wanted two specific things in my hostel. It needed to be secure and safe and close to the historic city center. I decided to spent my first two nights in Mexico City at the Mexico City Hostel. It met both my requirements and its location was perfect for exploring the historic …

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Climbing the Pyramid of the Sun with Urban Adventures: Teotihuacan Tours

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Just 48 kilometers outside of Mexico City lies one of Mesoamerica’s greatest mysteries – the ancient city of Teotihuacan. At its height, Teotihuacan was the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas with a diverse population of over 125,000 people. If you’re like me, you probably think that Teotihuacan is just about Mayan ruin as they are heavily scattered through Mexico, …

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My 15 Favorite Travel Moments of 2015

In Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Europe, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Mexico, Montreal, South Carolina, United States, Washington DC by KatelynLeave a Comment

2015 was a great year for me in terms of travel. My travels brought me to two continents, seven new countries and many new cities. While I love new stamps in my passport (which I also had to get a new one once I got home from Europe in June), travel isn’t about how many countries I can cramp into …

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My 12 Favorite Travel Photos of 2015

In Austria, Belgium, Charleston, Czech Republic, Europe, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Mexico, Photography, United States by Katelyn1 Comment

As 2015 comes to a fast close (where did the year go?), I’ve begun my annual reflection of the year. While I’ve been incredibly busy with projects and work lately, I’ve also begun the long process of getting ready to move halfway across the globe. So many things to do on my “to-do” list and it keeps growing! While I …