Benefits of Traveling With Friends

Traveling with friends can be very rewarding, adventurous, and memorable. I have been reading a few articles about solo traveling. I would love to experience it one day; however, most of my travel is with my friends because I love sharing my experiences and saving money. Continue reading “Benefits of Traveling With Friends”

4 Things You Must Do When Traveling

Look for souvenirs outside the gift shop. When traveling, try to avoid gift shops when purchasing souvenirs. There will be unique and original findings when visiting street vendors and random stores you come across while traveling. Looking for original art became a thing for me when I took my first international trip to Europe. While visiting Europe, my goal was to find an original art … Continue reading 4 Things You Must Do When Traveling

Discovering Historic Yates Mill Park

For anyone who wants to enjoy a quiet moment and get away from their day-to-day hustle and bustle, Historic Yates Mill County Park is the place. The park is very calming, with a lot of history located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Do What You Want Now!

Life is precious and we should live our lives to the limit. We often push things off until tomorrow and tomorrow sometimes never show up! Continue reading “Do What You Want Now!”

Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan

Before we go over the itinerary that Sam and I used, I’d like to give five general tips about traveling to Mexico City too.

Tip 1.

The weather is mostly mild and sunny year-round, but the altitude (over 7000 ft above sea level) means it’s windy, and sudden storms can take you by surprise— bring easy layers and comfortable tennis shoes.

Tip 2.

Don’t try to dress down here. By all means, wear whatever you please, but know that Mexico City is very well dressed, basically everywhere. The only place I didn’t see blazers was hiking Teotihuacan’s pyramids.

Tip 3.

Many restaurants are wonderful here, but the magic is in the carts. Almost every street cart and bodega is making delicious, fresh meats and tortas. You’ll see tents full of suited lunch break bankers sitting on plastic stools huddled over a plate of steaming al pastor tacos. Trust these tents, and walk up to them as often, if not more than you would Yelp a place first.

Tip 4.

We walked nearly everywhere, but this is a massive city. Continue reading “Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan”