Mexico is a large, culturally diverse country. The indigenous Aztec and Mayan cultures mix with Spanish and Arabic influences to create a unique blend of spices in not only its cuisine, but also its people. While the beach resorts have their appeal, my favorite parts are the cities teeming with local life. The people are kind and excited to share their culture. I hope to travel to all 32 states one day. Here is a collection of my travels so far.

Flying out of TIJ airport

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Where I’ve been

3 Days in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico

WHERE I STAYED Santa Ana Hotel $26.30/night While luxury hotels have their appeal, I never feel like I can justify the price for how little time I spend in my hotel room. As long as the room is clean and has a private bathroom, I’m content. That being said, I’ve definitely stayed in my share…

Weekend in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Almost a month after returning from Ghana, I was itching for another trip. My guiding light for choosing a destination is price. For less than $100 per person to fly roundtrip from Tijuana to Monterrey, it was a no brainer. So for a quick weekend at the end of February, Crystal and I found ourselves…