Why did the turtle cross the beach?

Last week, we bussed and hitch-hiked (sorta) down the Central Pacific Coast through the states of Colima, Michoacan, Guerrero, and Oaxaca. Having lived in San Diego for 10+ years, our standards on beach… Continue reading

Chapala, Colima, and cabins, oh my!

For the past two weeks we have been slowly creeping by bus through some small and big towns as we make our way to the beautiful beaches of Michoacan. Here are some of… Continue reading

You know you’re a tourist when…

Despite our best efforts to blend in and immerse ourselves, sometimes we just can’t avoid looking and acting like tourists. And ya know what, we’ve come to embrace it. We are travelers. We’re… Continue reading


A two hour bus ride from Guadalajara is the small, quiet, mini-Napa like town, Tequila. As the name implies, their claim to fame is the numerous distilleries and rolling hills of agave plants… Continue reading

From Guanajuato to Guadalajara

On Monday we said “hasta luego” to Guanajuato where we spent two weeks falling in love with this quaint, beautiful little town and the wonderful people in it. One of those people that… Continue reading

So many sites and so many stairs…

Over the past two weeks we have strolled the cobblestone streets and winding alleys of Guanajuato. And oh there are so many steps.. We aren’t doing a ton of sight seeing on this… Continue reading

Back to school!

Just like many of the teachers and kiddos we know, we are headed back to school this week! We signed up for dos (2) clases de Espanol per day for one week at… Continue reading

Day 1: A party in our heads!

“Las palabras espanol y ingles tienen una fiesta en mi cabeza!” – exclaimed Jon to the driver who picked us up at the airport in Guanajuato and who was also patiently and graciously… Continue reading


We are both so incredibly blessed to have the support and love of our families as we depart on this great journey. It isn’t easy to leave them for so long, especially since… Continue reading

First stop: Guanajuato, Mexico

OK folks, it’s official! Our first flight is booked and takes off from Tijuana on Tuesday August 19 and lands in Leon, Mexico. From there we will head to our first desination- Guanajuato.… Continue reading