The sun was glimmering off the ocean below and I felt a warm breeze on my face. As I turned for final approach I scanned the beach below for hazards. There are certainly no lack on them; a volleyball net, palapas, rocks, palm trees, buildings, pools and beach goers paying no attention to us flying above. I finally got to do my first beach jump, which has been on my list of… Read More
A warm salty breeze, crashing waves and the glow of a setting sun – I could not imagine a better backdrop to a horseback ride down the beach. We were visiting San Pancho in Nayarit, Mexico. Although this town is about 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, it is worth the drive for a taste of local culture, food and a beautiful beach. San Pancho is still frequented by tourists, but those who… Read More
I’m surprised by how many people told me to stay near the hotels in Mexico. Resorts are beautiful, but you do not get the true feeling of a country on one. Always be cautious, but you can certainly journey off the resort. Just be aware of your surroundings and travel with someone you trust. Not only is the experience likely to be more fulfilling, but guess what? It is also more affordable. During our… Read More
I may have been reluctant to visit Mexico from an all-inclusive perspective, but with adventure in my heart, we were able to make the trip into an exciting experience. We did several day trips and one of my favorites was a snorkeling trip to swim with sea turtles. As luck would have it, I spent much more time swimming with a barracuda than the turtles. Personally, I thought this was pretty cool,… Read More
I have been feeling pretty uninspired as of late. Maybe it’s an early life crisis. Recently I have worked towards furthering my education, but I realized I have hit many other milestones that I should be proud of. I decided to write a reverse bucket list. Instead of what I still need to accomplish, I have decided to write a list of bucket list-like goals I have already achieved. It is time… Read More
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