Chichen Iza: A Mayan Mystery

November 2017–Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula After my tequila-filled, cultural tour of Mexico City for the Day of the Dead celebrations, I jetted over to Cancun, Mexico for the sole purpose of exploring the massive architectural complex of Mayan ruins that is Chichen Itza! In my mind, Chichen Itza consisted of one major step pyramid, with a…

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Sunshine and Rainbow Dreaming

November 2017–Cancun, Mexico I do not do cold weather. It’s actually comical to everyone the amount of layers I pack on anytime I have to go into temperatures anything less than 60F. If you’ve see ‘The Christmas Story’ (not sure we can be friends if you haven’t), Ralphie’s little brother Randy and I have a…

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Journey to the New Seven World Wonders

June 2017–Agra, India It all started with a quick 36 hour escape to Delhi to visit a few temples, with a day in Agra to experience the Taj Mahal.  I needed to cash in some Etihad flight miles… So what better way than to see a World Wonder? In all honesty, I didn’t have a…

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Dia de los Muertos Festivities

October 30-31, 2017–Mexico City, Mexico Arriving a few days before Dia de los Muertos, the festivities were in full effect!  I was lucky enough to stay in the heart of the Centro District, right smack in the middle of all the excitement.  There was a festival to my right, and a festival to my left. …

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Into the artistic side of Mexico City

November 2, 2017–Mexico City, Mexico A walk into the streets of Mexico City, Mexico filled with artistic creations. Enter into Mexico City’s fascinating street art culture, from vibrant paintings filing building walls, to Dia de los Muertos skull displays along the strip, Mexico city did NOT disappoint!  Flooded with art deco, I was lost in…

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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) ” There is no life, except by death”

November 2017–Mexico City, Mexico Ask any one of my people…”What’s Trish’s drink of choice?” They will answer with extreme clarity, TEQUILA!  With this in mind, I absolutely could not pass up the opportunity to come to Mexico to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with the locals.     November 1, 2017: Continued… After a picturesque cruise…

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