Real de Catorce, located in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, is a legend in and of itself. Once a prosperous silver mining town, this stark desert village 9,000 feet up in the Sierra de Catorce is now both a ghost town and a...

Every year we vow to challenge ourselves with new things, tackle new projects, change bad habit and generally make our lives (and often the world) better. But somehow, in this quest to improve ourselves and our surroundings, we end up frustrated, criticizing the short-lived attempt...

Xilitla, designated as a Pueblo Magico and home to Edward James’ surrealist gardens Las Pozas, is a must-see travel destination. Surrounded in lush jungles and populated with powerful waterfalls and rivers, it is host to a wide variety of beautiful native flora and fauna. Want...

Tea tree oil, hailing from Australia is one of nature’s greatest cures and a perfect item to keep in your first aid kit and pack. Tea Tree oil, also called melaleuca oil from the Melalueca tree, is an essential oil with amazing properties for disinfecting,...

Road trips aren’t like other trips. You’ve got to know where you’re going, how to get there and what you’ll need. Especially if you like to keep your trip flexible, spontaneity lies in being prepared to take any path you’re inspired to follow.

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Many people dread the holidays – the consumerism, the expectations, and the constant barrage of advertising – but even those who enjoy the holiday often find the spending oppressive. Here’s a guide to simplifying and loving your holiday experience.

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Different trips require different gear. Certainly you wouldn’t pack the same thing for two weeks in Paris as you would for two weeks in the woods.  But for many, there are pack essentials – things you don’t leave home without. Here are mine, along with...