Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Translated directly to English, Sierra Gorda means ‘Fat Woman Mountain Range’.  To be fair, I believe the ‘woman’ part is really just the result of Spanish grammar… I suspect the intention of the name is more along the lines of ‘Fat/Large Mountain Range’.  Although the English version of this translation doesn’t result in the most … More Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

5 Reasons to Visit the Guatemala Highlands // Acul & the Cuchumatanes Mountains

Hi Guys! So as we mentioned in our last post about travelling with a dog, we finally – after 6 weeks – left Lake Atitlán!  We had originally planned to spend less time at the lake and travel further south, at least into El Salvador.  But we love Lake Atitlán and as a result it … More 5 Reasons to Visit the Guatemala Highlands // Acul & the Cuchumatanes Mountains

Stepping Away from Vanlife /// A Trip to Antigua, Guatemala

Those of you who have been following our blog know that we’ve spent the last few weeks hanging around in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.  It’s a sticky place for Vanlifers and once we arrive here, it’s always hard to leave.  BUT, we recently had a great opportunity to meet up with some friends in Antigua, Guatemala … More Stepping Away from Vanlife /// A Trip to Antigua, Guatemala

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Vanlife or RV Campsite Budget /// North Carolina – Texas

Some people call us cheap. The polite ones call us “frugal”. But I’ve come up with a new favourite description for us… “value-driven”! Most of our friends will still keep calling us cheap and that’s ok – we’ll take it as a compliment 😉 We’re always looking to get the best bang for our buck … More 5 Tips for Maximizing Your Vanlife or RV Campsite Budget /// North Carolina – Texas

Vanlife: Travelling Can’t Always be a Vacation /// Cape Hatteras, NC

Finally – we’re back on the road and back to blogging! It’s been a really busy start to the trip and I’m behind on the blogging but really looking forward to getting back to sharing our travels with you guys. This year the blog is going to be a little different. Our posts will  still … More Vanlife: Travelling Can’t Always be a Vacation /// Cape Hatteras, NC

Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 2: North & Central Mexico

Grutas Tolantongo Canyon We awoke early in the morning, found some pastries and coffee at the ONLY café open in Cholula at 9:00 am (what?! – this seems to be typical in Mexico) and waved goodbye to the friendly old man who runs the funky little parking lot. We were off in search of adventure … More Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 2: North & Central Mexico

Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 1: South & Central Mexico

El Aguacero Waterfall, Chiapas After a few days in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, MX), we were ready for some nature and time off-grid. Based on a great tip from our overlander friends Glen and Jeanette, our first stop was El Aguacero Waterfall and La Venta Canyon River in the Ocote Biosphere Reserve, just … More Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 1: South & Central Mexico