The Coolest Things to Do in Guadalajara, Jalisco

Things to do in Guadalajara, the cathedral

Guadalajara is known as a huge Pueblo, or as the song goes, it has the soul of the provinces. Even though it is Mexico’s second City there is little comparison with the sheer size of Mexico City (CDMX). That being said, there are still a ton of cool things to do in Guadalajara and the … Read more

Colima Sea Salt from the Cuyutlan Lagoon

A bag of Colima sea salt from Cuyutlan

One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling to small towns in Mexico is learning about regional food culture. Sure, there is a lot of industrial agriculture feeding the cities but the pueblos maintain an ancestral connection with the land. There is a combination of ingredients and techniques that preserve centuries of tradition. The Colima … Read more

A Guide to Visiting San Pedro Tlaquepaque Jalisco

San Pedro Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque, Jalisco is one of Mexico’s premium tourist destinations because of a culture of artisanry, hospitality, and old-world charm. Many people consider Tlaquepaque to be a wonderful side trip from Guadalajara, but Tlaquepaque itself is a world-class destination and designated Pueblo Mágico by the Mexican Secretary of Tourism. The last group of friends that I … Read more

A Tour of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Cathedral

Guadalajara Metropolitan Cathedral

The Guadalajara Metropolitan Cathedral is one of the most representative and easily identifiable buildings in the State of Jalisco. The gothic bell towers have been incorporated into the logos of many local businesses like Farmacía Guadalajara and the public taxi service. The church has a long history dating back to the 16th century but subsequent … Read more

Puerto Vallarta Beaches in the Banderas Bay

Puerto Vallarta beaches for every person

The name Puerto Vallarta is synonymous with the beach for good reason. Mexico is a world-famous destination and Puerto Vallarta helped to garner much of that attention due to the diversity of saltwater playgrounds. There are a lot of options and I think you should explore the Puerto Vallarta beaches along the entire Banderas Bay. … Read more

The Best Sunscreen for Mexico: Biodegradable and Reef Safe Sunscreens

Every year millions of tourists flock to Mexico to enjoy the colonial towns and marvelous beaches. Many of them learn the hard way that the sun in Mexico needs to be taken seriously. When it comes to choosing the best sunscreen for Mexico you should consider that sunscreens impact on the environment. There is a … Read more

La Nueva Central and the Bus Stations in Guadalajara, Jalisco

Bus Stations in Guadalajara La Central Nueva

Using the long-distance bus stations in Guadalajara is not as simple as it would be in a small town. The Metropolitan Region is large and there is a bus station on the way out of town on each of the three major freeways. La Nueva Central is Guadalajara’s main terminal but there are smaller bus … Read more

Las Mejores Cosas que Hacer en Guadalajara

Que hacer en Guadalajara El Teatro Degollado

Guadalajara es un hermoso pueblo enorme. Aunque Guadalajara es conocido como un pueblo enorme es mejor dicho que tiene el alma de provinciana. Es la perla del occidente y la ciudad de las rosas y una ciudad de aromas. Después de la primera lluvia de la temporada todo mundo está hablando del olor a tierra … Read more

30 Types of Tacos to Try in Mexico

Types of tacos

There are few things that all Mexicans can agree upon but the love of tacos is something that brings everyone together. Trying to decide what types of tacos we want for dinner is challenging to say the least. One of the best parts of living in Mexico is looking for great tacos. I am always … Read more

The Pueblos Magicos in Jalisco are Calling!

Talpa de Allende Pueblo Magico in Jalisco

Jalisco is a special place. The cultural heritage that this state has shared with the world is impressive. Whether it’s mariachis in Japan, Australians growing agaves, or cowboys training thoroughbreds in the United States, people are inspired by the culture that comes from these parts. The Pueblos Magicos in Jalisco are some of the best … Read more

Chapultepec, Lafayette, and The Colonia Americana Guadalajara

Colonia Americana, Lafayette, and Chapultepec Guadalajara

Walking the streets of Guadalajara’s Colonia Americana is a romantic experience. Much like the historic core, there is a wealth of architectural heritage. However, the Colonia Americana, Lafayette, and Chapultepec were built during a different era. The neighborhoods, or colonias, were planned while contemplating this new philosophy about garden cities and the quality of life. … Read more

The José Clemente Orozco Murals are reason enough to visit Guadalajara

Fan on Fire by Jose Clemente Orozco

Guadalajara is a cultured town. There are many reasons to visit the capital of Jalisco, but the José Clemente Orozco murals should be at the top of that list. Thriving museums have grown up around the buildings adorned with murals by one of Mexico’s big three muralists. Guadalajara is the best place to learn about … Read more

Day of the Dead in Michoacan Should be on Your Bucketlist

Day of the dead cemetery in Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan

Visiting the Day of the Dead in Michoacan is a moving experience that will change how you feel about death. Of all the places that Day of the Dead is celebrated, the events around Lake Patzcuaro are some of the most authentic. Touring Patzcuaro, Tzintzuntzan, Santa Fe de la Laguna, and Morelia will leave a … Read more

Mis Playas Favoritas Cerca De Guadalajara

Surfing Cuyutlán, Colima, Mexico

Guadalajara es la segunda zona metropolitana más importante de México. Tiene una excelente calidad de vida, importantes contribuciones de la cultura nacional, una economía desarrollada, pero no tiene playa. La costa alrededor es maravillosa pero se va a poner unos kilómetros en carretera para llegar al mar. Yo soy surfista y amante de las playas. … Read more

Los Mejores Restaurantes De Guadalajara Y Un Bar

Los mejores restaurantes en Guadalajara

Guadalajara es un destino gastronómico de clase mundial y estos son los mejores restaurantes de Guadalajara. La alta cocina está dada por el diálogo entre las recetas tradicionales e internacionales. La capital tapatía es la segunda zona metropolitana más grande de México y eso quiere decir que hay muchas opciones para todos los paladares. Estos … Read more