Mexico

Saludos desde México!

Mexico with its spicy flavours, ancient civilizations, and dangerous yet intriguing drug cartels, is probably one of the most colourful places in Latin America. Officially called the United States of Mexico, this country covers 2,000,000 square kilometers of land, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.

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Canada: The Bisons of Riding Mountain National Park

Nestled in the midwestern part of Manitoba, Riding Mountain National Park is a great place to experience and view bison.

A Sail Boat and Sunset from Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Top Sunsets from Around the World

Travel the world for long enough and it becomes evident that golden sunsets look different in every place you go.

The Rainbow Multicoloured Railway Tunnel In Brockville, Ontario, Canada
Canada: Brockville’s Colourful Railway

As part of a waterfront deal between Brockville and the Canadian Pacific Railway, the city's train tunnel is a colourful tourist attraction.

The Scuba Diving Converted Sprinter Van Parked By A Lake In Northern Ontario, Canada Road Tripping
A Sprinter Van Conversion for the Adventure Sport Enthusiast

How-to convert and build a sprinter van into the ultimate adventure sport RV complete with a scuba diving equipment locker and tank storage.

Stream2Sea Products in the Snow
Swim-sational Stream2Sea Products that can be Used on Land

Trying out Stream2Sea's reef-safe sunscreen, lip balm and neck buff in the middle of a Canadian winter.

Canadian Scuba Divers on a Beach in New Brunswick
Canada: The Underwater World of Canada in Photographs

Canada is home to some of the most pristine and untouched underwater environments on the planet and with that in mind here is a sneak peek at underwater Canada in stunning photographs.

The Peak of One of Gaudi's Mansion Art Pieces in Barcelona, Spain, Europe
Spain: A Day in Barcelona on a Budget

Spending the day walking the streets of Barcelona offers the perfect opportunity to see, feel and learn the local history and architecture in a single day.

A Lazy Barbary Macaque Relaxing on Some Rocks in Southern France's Rocamadour Monkey Park, Europe
Monkeying around France with Barbary Macaques

Did you know southern France has free roaming Barbary Macaques? Meet, touch and learn all about this endangered species at the Forêt des Singes in Rocamadour.

Slovenia UNESCO Cave in the Karst Plateau Region of Europe's Balkan Countries, East Europe, No watermark
Exploring the Skocjanske James Cave

Famed for its caves, Slovenia's Karst region has some of the most unique underground systems in all of the Balkan countries. Join us as we venture into the heart of the Skocjanske James UNESCO cave.

Several Coasteering People Along the Coast with WIND in Portugal
Coasteering the Portuguese Arrábida Nature Park

If you are an adrenaline junkie, who wants to avoid the crowds while traveling in Portugal, head to the Arrábida region of this country and try coasteering, an extreme sport that combines swimming, climbing, and cliff jumping.

Ali and Joey Windsurfing in Spain on the Mer Menor close to La Manga
Trying our Hand at Windsurfing Spain’s Mar Menor

Trying to windsurf for the first time is no easy feat but a good place to start is on Spain's Mar Menor a sheltered lagoon well-known for watersports.

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A Walk around King’s Landing

Visiting Croatia's beautiful city of Dubrovnik and exploring the Game of Thrones filming locations around old town.

The Cliffs And Water Of The Island Of Zakynthos
Zakynthos To Do’s for the Non-Diver

Use this list during your vacation to take yourself to the top 5 most important sites on Zakynthos island!

The Rear Of A Sailboat Anchored Near The White Beach
Sailing on Santorini

Take to the water and sail around Santorini, one of Greece's most beautiful volcanic islands.

Blue Dome Of A Church On Santorini
Hopping Over to Santorini Island

Combine the natural beauty of Santorini with some rich history and stunning sights for the ultimate Greek vacation.

Looking Across at the Stadium
Greece: A Day at an Olympic Stadium

While traveling Greece, don't miss out on Athen's Panathenaic Stadium, a world-renown sports complex that hosted the first modern-day Olympic games.

Temple on the Cliff
Making Friends with Poseidon

The tip of Cape Sounion, Greece was the picture perfect spot for our half day adventure and swim with Poseidon, the mighty god of the sea.

Looking Over Zurich From A Tower
A Glimpse of Switzerland

On your Swiss Alps vacation make sure to plan a stop in Bern, Zürich and Geneva, the three biggest cities of this country.

5 Interesting Facts About Switzerland

A few interesting facts about the country of Switzerland that I found out during our visit.

The Sun Behind The French Alps
Snowboarding the French Alps

Looking for some fun in the snow? Flaine, France is the perfect place to hit the slopes on your winter vacation.

Some Beer On The Wall Of The Brewery In The Netherlands
Amsterdam’s Windmill Brewery

Combine beer tasting with urban beauty on your Netherlands vacation. Stop for a drink or stay for a tour at Amsterdam's only windmill brewery.

Restaurant Table Setting In The Netherlands
Dining around Holland

If you are a food lover take a pit stop at some of these tasteful restaurants around the Netherlands.

Cheese Shop In Gouda And Samples
From Gouda with Love

What better way to indulge in a little dairy goodness than in the Netherlands historic city of Gouda!

Pink Sky And Kinderdijk Windmills
Netherlands: A Horizon of Windmills

Explore the windmill-filled horizon of the Kinderdijk while learning all about Dutch history in just one day.

Joey's Big Splash
Northern Ontario Polar Dipping

What better way to welcome the New Year than with a plunge into the cold lake waters of northern Ontario.

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Escape the Diefenbunker

Kick your gaming up a notch by visiting the Diefenbunker, the world's largest escape room in Carp, Ontario.

International Drivers License Side
Getting an International Driver’s Permit

Thinking about driving around a foreign country? Getting an international drivers license may be something worth considering.

View of the Granada Cathedral
The Best of Granada

On vacation in Granada, Nicaragua and wondering what to do? Check out the best 9 things to do around the city.

Coffee Plantation
Hiking the Mombacho Volcano

Step by step we ascended Mombacho's 4,400 feet in the hot sun and hiked the crater trail giving ourselves heat exhaustion in the process.

Leaf Cutter Ants at Work
Our Very Own Ant Farm

While not unique to Nicaragua, ants are a pesky group of insects able to get into everything even our kitchen in Granada.

Side View of Someone Sliding Down
Volcano Boarding in Léon

Recklessly sliding down the Cerro Negro volcano on a piece of plastic is not an activity for the fainthearted.

So ya Wanna be a Surfer?

The wild Pacific waves of San Juan del Sur are a hit with the surfers. Read about our weekend at Nicaragua's most popular surfing destination.

Stormy Pier
How to Survive a Hurricane

Hurricane Otto arrived touched down along the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua late in the season. Find out what happened during this storm and why.

The Red Hot Inside of Masaya
Feeling the Heat in Masaya

The city of Masaya has tours galore looking to show off their active volcano, colourful markets and exquisite pottery.

Ali Going To The Market
Becoming a Nico

Its never easy crossing from one country to another let alone between countries with only one official border crossing.

The Harbour of Playa del Coco, Costa Rica at Sunset
5 Sunset Stories from Costa Rica

A collection of our most captivating Costa Rican pictures and sunset stories.

A Toucan at the Costa Rica Tour Pool
Miravalles Volcano Tour

The Miravalles Volcano Tour gave us a the best overview of some of Costa Rica's highlighted activities.

Driving Down a Rocky Costa Rican Hill in the Rental Car
Getting Around Costa Rica

Figuring out the best way to get around Costa Rica's with their different means of transportation.

The Azure Rio Celeste Waterfalls
El Río Celeste

Hidden in the jungles of Tenorio National Park, the Río Celeste proves time and time again that it is a favourite waterfall among Costa Rican tourists.

The Looming Natural View of the Arenal Volcano
3 Outdoor Adventures in La Fortuna

La Fortuna is a small city with a big personality. This tourist hot spot has some unique outdoor places that are a must-see.

Funnel Spider
The Rainforest Bugs and Beasts

The cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica are home to some interesting jungle creatures.

Turtle Side Profile
I left my Heart in Ostional

Read about our trip to Ostional and find out about the prime sea turtle nesting beaches in Costa Rica.

Costa Rican King Snake on a Branch
Snakes 101

Find out about the different species of poisonous snakes in Costa Rica with the help of this field guide.

Tropical Oasis Palm Tree
Living the Pura Vida

Traveling from Canada to Costa Rica for an extended honeymoon is not without its mishaps.

Ali And Joey With The Ironman Sign
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Push your endurance limits by racing the monster of all triathlons, an Ironman.

Smoking Mars Like Landscape in Myvatn
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Iceland's natural beauty is overwhelming, specifically around Mývatn. Check out the top 5 places to hike in this region.

The Blue Water
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Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon and the Mývatn Nature Baths, two of Iceland's best geothermal hot springs.

Icelandic Horses
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Try these 9 adventures and truly feel like you have lived it up on your vacation to Iceland.

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall with Ali
Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

Iceland's pristine beauty is world renowned and after having visited 8 different waterfalls around the country we now understand why.

Rainbow Over a Field
Icelandic Trolls

The Fossatún troll gardens is a neat spot to check out and learn about Icelandic fables and superstitions.

The Glacier Lagoon in Southern Iceland
Icebergs

Seeing the beauty of Iceland's world renowned Jökulsárlón Lagoon was a jaw dropping experience. Check out our frigid adventure.

Icelandic Grocery Store
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Find out about the different grocery stores in Iceland and the best way to go about purchasing food.

Black Sand Beach in Iceland
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Getting stuck happens! Read about how we rescued a stuck car from Iceland's black sand beaches.

Sulphure Field and Lava Stone
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A pioneer to geothermal energy, find out how Iceland is taking big steps towards saving the planet.

Costal Road in Iceland
Our Hippy Mobile

A small and affordable camping caravan, we never thought we'd be exploring Iceland in this throwback 70's mobile.

Fishing Boats in Iceland Harbour
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Discovering Europe's most isolated country is a lot easier than most people think.

Cuban Streets with a Green Old Fashioned Car
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Follow our vacation highlights for a list of the best things to do while travelling to Cuba.

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Discover how to properly and efficiently haggle your way to low prices while shopping in Cuba.

Golden Beach with Palm Tree's and Lanterns
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Visit the action packed Caribbean island of Cuba to have the best all inclusive vacation of your life.

France Map with Tower
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Check out this list for the top things to see and do while traveling to Paris.

A Wall of Skulls
France: Les Catacombes

Explore the Catacombs of Paris - one of the creepiest tourist sites in France.

Close Up of the Tower
France: La Tour

The Eiffel Tower is probably the most famous landmark in Paris. Check out the complete guide on what to expect when climbing the Eiffel Tower on foot.

Paris Tower and Flowers
France: Paris Savoir Faire

Paris is full of people in all different shapes and sizes, discover which ones to avoid while on vacation.

Bruges on the Water
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While in Belgium, the city of Bruges is worth a trip both for the view and to sample local delicacies.

Cracker with Dutch Sprinkles
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Guide your palette through this list of top Dutch treats, that will leave your taste buds wanting more.

The Neon Red Door Of A Bedroom In The Red Light District, The Netherlands, Europe
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You haven't truly explored Amsterdam until you have been to the Red Light District - a place leaving nothing to the imagination.

Clogs on a Rack
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From wooden stump to tourist shops window, learn all about the fabrication of dutch clogs.

Baking Stuff To Make Oliebollen
Oliebollen

Master the art of making oliebollen with our simple step-by-step homemade recipe.

Amsterdam Bike Silhouette
Netherlands: Visiting the Netherlands

From world-famous windmills to delicious cheeses, there is no shortage of places to see in Holland all year round.

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Mexico
Mexico Country Flag And Shape
Country Facts
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Currency

Mexican Peso (MXN)

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Capital

Mexico City

Population
Population

126,577,691

Language
Language

Spanish

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