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Category Archives: Adventure and Travel

28 Photos of Lake Chapala, El Malecon de Chapala – Beautiful Mexico

My first impression of Lake Chapala wasn’t a good one. I made my opinion only by the stories I heard about the influx of expats and tourists to Lake Chapala and Ajijic in the past decade or so. However, after visiting the Malecon in Chapala for only a few hours on one Monday morning, as […]

Visit Nuevo San Juan – A Small Town in Michoacan, Mexico

San Juan Nuevo - A Small Town in Michoacan, Mexico

Nuevo San Juan is a little town in the state of Michoacan, Mexico. The full name of the town is Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro. The most interesting fact about this town is that the original San Juan was destroyed by the Paricutin volcano in 1943. After this, they moved the town to a new location […]

Templo Mayor, A Famous Archeological Site in The Middle of Mexico City

Templo Mayor - Visit a Famous Archeological Site in The Middle of Mexico City

The history behind Mexico City is pretty cool if you ask me. It starts in 1325 with the Aztecs. They built the city of Tenochtitlan on an island in Lake Texcoco. Fast forward to 1585 where history tells us that Tenochtitlan officially became known as Mexico City. What I find interesting about this is that […]

41 Photos That Prove You Can Climb Paricutin Volcano with Kids

41 Photos That Prove You Can Climb Paricutin Volcano with Kids

Have you ever climbed to the top of a volcano and peered into the crater? Our family had this experience last summer when we conquered Paricutin, a volcano in beautiful Mexico. It was one of my bucket list dreams come true! I wrote about it first at World Mom’s Network. If you want a good laugh […]

52 Photos of Grutas Tolantongo, An Amazing Hot Springs River in Mexico

52 Photos of Grutas Tolantongo, An Amazing Hot Springs River in Mexico

In January 2015 we took the kids to Grutas Tolantongo in Hidalgo, Mexico. This was one of the most beautiful places I have seen on my travels abroad in Mexico. We camped for two nights right next to a hot spring river. It was amazing! If you want to read a little more about our […]