Mexico

Visiting Campeche, Mexico: Things to Do in Campeche and More

Street vendors serving food, set against a purple evening sky.

I visited Campeche, Mexico, for a weekend getaway from Mérida, and discovered a delightful city: tiny and stately, bright and colorful, filled with interesting things to do, but perfectly sized for a short visit. It’s hard to find places to visit in Mexico that are a little bit off the beaten path, but places you’d …

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Visiting Sumidero Canyon from San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

The walls of the canyon rise up against a blue and white sky, the river bright green.

One of the best activities I did in inland Mexico was visiting Sumidero Canyon. This canyon is one of the most beautiful and stunning sights in the Chiapas region of Mexico. If you’re visiting Chiapas, in Mexico’s south, you’ll probably be visiting San Cristóbal de las Casas. This is an incredibly beautiful and charming city …

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Why Retreats are Great for First-Time Solo Female Travelers

Months ago, I wrote a post on great trips for first-time solo female travelers. I highlighted three kinds of trips: outdoor group adventures, city breaks, and organized trips where you learn a skill — like surfing. Then I found myself enjoying Sayulita, Mexico, on a fitness retreat with Nourish Retreats. It was exactly the kind …

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