NorthAmerica

Canada

A Magical City Called Montreal (I)

and
A Magical City Called Montreal (II)
and
Taking With the Best of My Stay Up North

A trip up north in August 2012. My very first time in Canada. Checking out the Quebecer culture and highlights.

[For more pictures on Montreal, go to A Picture Every Day:

Montreal – First Impressions
Montreal – Marche de Jean Talon
Montreal – Mont Royale
Montreal – City Life
Montreal – Close-up
Montreal – Vieux Port]

Mexico

First Day: Exploring Chapala and Ajijic
A day at the lake surrounded by mountains and lots of art.

Weekend Trip: The Small Town of Guanajuato
Exploring the City of Mummies during a hot August weekend.

San Miguel de Allende: Home to the Pink Castle (El Castillo Rosado)
Third stop on my trip out West was this lovely town. Predominant feature? The pink church.

Guadalajara: The Pearl of the West
Staying close to a cultural center like Guadalajara provided for many trips to sightseeing highlights and museums.

Tlaquepaque: Handmade Goods with Native Indian Roots
Tlaquepaque – a native village with lots of opportunities to expand my souvenir collection and take in amazing food.

Visiting a Paradise of Drunkenness: Tequila!
Yep, this is where the one and only Tequila comes from. A tale on the factory tour and town while spending a day here.

Martes de Luchas : Mexican Wrestling at the Arena Coliseo
LAS LUCHAS! The one and only! Witnessing some brutal fighting methods in a Mexican Coliseo.

Why Photography Was so Challenging in Mexico
Some daily hassles of travel photography and how certain things just cannot be influenced.

A Mexican Foodie Post (Part I)
Best Mexican food ever? In Mexico, of course! Read up on flautas, tortas, and more!

A Mexican Foodie Post (Part II)
Best Mexican food ever? In Mexico, of course! Read up on flautas, tortas, and more!

The US of A

2010:

California Lovin’ 2010
Trip out West to Santa Barbara and LA. One week of sun, sand, and fun (July 2010).

2011:

Off to Beantown!
Boston revealed in March and May. The core of the city, Harvard, and the old pier (Spring 2011).

DC – Our Capital from Its Finest!
A weekend in Washington DC at the best Hostel, with the best tourist guide and the best weather (March 2011).

A Post on the Chinatown Bus
Getting around on the East Coast from A to B can be a cheap way with the Chinatown bus, but be wary (Spring 2011).

Las Vegas – Living La Vida Loca
A trip over Easter to the Sin City. Whatever happens in Vegas will be … blogged (April 2011)!

Grand Canyon – The Beast
While being in Vegas, we opted for a day in nature. Ergo, a great trip to the Grand Canyon happened (April 2011).

Ocean, Sand, and Fun
Exploring the local beaches around New York: New Jersey, Long Island, and Far Rockaway (Summer 2011).

Fire Island Beach Getaway (in words)
A day trip to the gay island in Long Island (August 2011).

Fire Island Beach Getaway (in pictures)
A day trip to the gay island in Long Island (August 2011).

2012:

Chi- Cha- Chicago! (Part 1)
An extended weekend in the undisputed capital of the Midwest (March 2012).

Chi- Cha- Chicago (Part 2)
An extended weekend in the undisputed capital of the Midwest (March 2012).

Montauk Weekend Getaway
A weekend spent at the northernmost tip of Long Island. Past the Hamptons and some beautiful scenery (June 2012).

A Weekend in Baltimore: Exploring a Highly Underrated City
2 1/2 lovely days in Maryland’s capital; discovering harbor wisdoms and crabcake appetizers.

2013:

My Trip to Miami in the Middle of January (I)

An extended weekend at the Southern tip of Florida (and escaping New York’s cold January weather)

My Trip to Miami in the Middle of January (II)
An extended weekend at the Southern tip of Florida (and escaping New York’s cold January weather)

Spending My Birthday in DC
A June getaway for one day in the city of the Capitol, White House, and tons of Smithsonian Museums. Which, this time, I got to check out.

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