Puerto Escondido is a gem of a beach town, a hidden oasis of tacos and surf tucked away on the Oaxacan coast. In a way I feel bad for writing this, because one of the things I love about Puerto Escondido is the fact that it exists for Mexico, not for American tourists eager for… Read More Why to Go to Puerto Escondido: Sun, Surf, and Tacos
Oh food, my favorite part of traveling. While Puerto Escondido doesn’t exactly have the food scene of Oaxaca City (to be fair this would be hard to do as Oaxaca City’s food could give me wet dreams) it is still in the Oaxacan state so, if you know where to go, you can dine like… Read More Where to Eat in Puerto Escondido: Fish Tacos and More
Ah Vietnam, best known for it’s never ending stream of scooters, terrible war (if you are from the United States), and noodle soups. Heading to Vietnam I only knew a little about these subjects; before our trip Kane had sent me some rather terrifying videos of foreigners trying to cross the street without losing vital… Read More Where to Eat in Saigon
Ah Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, home to hundreds of Spanish language schools, volcano trekking, home stays, and so much more. I spent a good six months calling this lovely, crazy city home in 2016 and in that time learned why Xela, as it is known by its indigenous name, seems to have a knack for getting people… Read More Where to Eat in Quetzaltenango
The scene is our Guatemalan homestay dinner table. The time is 7pm three days ago. The main characters are the four tortilla chips masquerading as dinner on our plates. Lien walks in and sees the sadness that is currently ensuing, I frown at her, she understands.