My Mexico City Guide

Mexico City had never been somewhere I was interested in visiting.  In fact I was so not into it that I agreed to go only as part of a return flight from Lima.  I arrived after a very long and trying flight and was grumpy and being difficult I complained the entire way through customs,…

Why You Should Visit Lima

I am often surprised by how many people have been to Machu Picchu, but didn’t go to Lima. Lima may not be on must peoples must see list, but it probably should be a place you go if you are in Peru. I once heard it described, as “just another city.” First off you have…

Exploring Machu Picchu and Cusco

At one of my first jobs out of grad school, my boss had a picture of Machu Picchu as his background. He described the trip as being one of a lifetime, so I immediately added it to my must get there eventually tab. We went last year hot of the heals of India. We flew…

16 hours in Abu Dhabi

Thanks to the magic of layovers, we were able to stop in the UAE on our way back from India. We spent a very brief and very intense 16 hours in Abu Dhabi. We arrived, ran off to our hotel, experienced a completely over the top buffet for lunch, and finally made it to the…

Elsewhere….In India

First off I realize I am the absolute worst at keeping my blog up to date. It seems to always be my last priority and sadly as a result I never do it. I am a full year behind in my travels, or about six countries. EEKKK….It has started to become overwhelming thinking about editing…