Quick Guide to Guadalajara

In Guadalajara, Tourist Life by Virginie0 Comments

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After exploring Sayulita very quickly, Chris and I were looking for our next adventure. Fortunately, Chris happened to have a friend in Guadalajara, which is a four-hour bus ride away. And a comfortable bus ride, that is. That’s why, on a Friday afternoon, we packed and took the bus to Bucerias, then to Guadalajara. We rode with Vallarta Plus, which was amazing. We had more leg room than in a plane, with Wi-Fi and individual screens. It made the time go by very fast. Andares Mall On our first night, we stopped at the mall for dinner. There are plenty of …

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10 things to expect when going to Mexico

In Mexico, Nomad Life by Virginie0 Comments

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Since we landed a month ago, Chris and I noticed many differences between Mexico and Canada. There are things that are obvious and that we could deal with easily, but other things were more… subtle. To make sure you know what you are getting into, we made a list of what to expect. 1. People are very helpful I didn’t think Mexicans were mean before coming here, but I did hear a lot of things on television. Once I set foot in Mexico, I realized it was all wrong. Whatever they sayed and showed on TV, it might represent 5% …

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Stay fit on the road: Stand Up Paddleboarding

In Sayulita, Stay Fit on the Road by Virginie2 Comments

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This post is part of the Stay Fit on the Road series. After eating out every day for two weeks, it was time to take control over our health again. We had been filling ourselves on street tacos and cemitas, which didn’t have that many vegetables in them. Once we arrived in Sayulita, we were so happy to be back close to the water. The ocean is the best gym you can have, since it works all of your muscles and give your joints some rest. But this time, we decided to try something new. On our first day at …

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How to find an apartment in Sayulita, Mexico

In Nomad Life, Sayulita by Chris8 Comments

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Chris here! It’s not often I make a post, but today I have something very special to share with you. Have you ever been frustrated with the steep costs involved in renting a house or apartment in paradise? Well, today you’re in luck. In this post I’m going to teach you how I found us an apartment in Sayulita, Mexico right in the middle of high season for less than $600CAD per month with only 5 hours of “work.” Stop looking online If you’ve been looking tirelessly online only to be swamped with expensive vacation rentals, it’s time to give …

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Visiting Teotihuacan, City of the Pyramids

In Mexico City, Tourist Life by Virginie0 Comments

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Only 50 km outside of Mexico City is Teotihuacan, a gem of history. Though nobody knows who built the pyramids that are there, they are definitely worth visiting. It’s a great day trip from the city and you can either jump on a bus, take a cab or your hotel might even offer a shuttle. Here are a few quick tips for once you’re there – before I start telling you our story! When going down the pyramid, don’t go down straight. Walk in diagonal! If you didn’t know this Mexican trick already, it’s going to save you hours! It …

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