Category: Travelogues

A long-form account of my adventures.

Chichen Itza Road Trip

This was a short trip I took to the Yucatán Peninsula in southern Mexico back in November 2018. I rented a car in Cancún and took a road trip throughout the communities of Playa...

Temple of the Sun at Teotihuacan, Mexico

Exploring Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan All the time that I had been enjoying Mexico City, I was also looking forward to a little trip-within-a-trip: Teotihuacan. Teotihuacan is an archaeological site about an hour northeast of Mexico City. It...

Mexico City, Part II

Reading Time: 10 minutes Day 3 Okay, let’s get the bad out of the way first: they got me. I was standing in a crowd of people getting ready to board the subway at...

Mexico City, Part I

“A traveler should be happy, not perfect!” Anonymous Country Count: 5 Reading Time: 12 minutes This travelogue is an amalgam of two different trips I’ve taken to Mexico City. The first was a solo...

Kansas City, Part III

Reading Time: About 10 minutes Day 3 Today was heavier on searching for apartments for myself, so these posts will be shorter. However, I did take the time to check off one of the...

Kansas City, Part II

Reading Time: About 11 minutes Day 2 I woke up feeling hungover as all hell, and another guy in the dorm was in the same boat. Both of us saw Noon come and go...

Kansas City, Part I

Reading Time: About 15 minutes Day 1 I was doing about 80 through America’s Heartland when I first saw the skyscrapers over the top of the hill. Towards the end of the 11-hour road...

Calle Infanta, Havana, Cuba

Cuba, Part I: Havana

Preparation Quick disclaimer: I am half-Cuban. My mother was born in Havana. I could say that I grew up in the culture, but, that’s not really how I feel. My mother came over when...

Guatemala, Part IV: Guatemala City

Intro And we’re back in Guatemala! Following our quick foray into Belize, we returned to Guatemala City to explore the city in-depth. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”...

Belize

Intro Kristen and I took this side trip to Belize towards the end of our time in Guatemala. We figured it would be a fun little side trip, and a chance to see another...