15 Unique Ways to Get Around In The World

15 Unique Ways to Get Around In The World

There are many more interesting and unique ways to get around in the world besides taxis, cars, and buses. When you travel abroad, your typical way of getting from point A to B, like getting an Uber, might not be available. Or maybe it is, but grabbing a taxi would not be the most economical. Trying local transportation is usually the best way to get around and immerse in the culture at the same time. Continue reading

All The Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2014

All The Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2014

In the past, I blogged about all the beds I slept in around the world from 2008 to 2013. I think it’s time for round two because there’s been a lot of them including three moves across states. Amongst the beds around the world where I visited the REM world include a basement apartment, a few B&Bs, a few hotels, lots of Airbnbs, hometown bedrooms, a spiritual pilgrim retreat, a car, and an airplane. Continue reading

Coffee Served on 44 Airlines Around The World

Coffee Served on 44 Airlines Around The World

It seems that the world can’t function without having some caffeine one way or another. Whether it be strong with a cup of coffee, or a bit more mild with a cup of tea, or even some very dark chocolate, our brains have become dependent on this substance. On the other hand, traveling by air has also become more and more common in the last few decades. So, it would make sense that airlines offer caffeine to passengers. Luckily, it’s not one of the things they charge for. But what kind of coffee can you expect from airlines around the world? Continue reading

8 Best Things to Do in Cambridge, MA

8 Best Things to Do in Cambridge, MA

Boston’s little brother, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is home to historic landmarks, outstanding museums, performing arts, prominent universities, and lively squares. This dynamic city in the Northeast United States is beautifully spread out along the Charles River. After checking into your ideal hotel, here are the eight best things to do in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Continue reading

Useful Google Maps Tips and Tricks for Travel

Useful Google Maps Tips and Tricks for Travel

Google Maps is great for getting directions and finding places of interest, but you might not be aware of all the cool available Google Maps tips and tricks for travel. A seasoned traveler knows that having a balance between planning/organizing and being spontaneous is ideal for traveling. Google Maps has useful tools for planning your trip as well as to aid you while you’re on your trip. Continue reading

Weekly Small Pleasures #118

Weekly Small Pleasures #118

Pretty eventful week. Apartment hunting is over, and we had to take Vincent, our cat, to the vet. (Nothing serious, just a general checkup and vaccines). I’ve always hated taking my cats to the vet. I just hate seeing them suffer through the whole thing even when they do good. While that wasn’t a happy moment, here are the ones that were: Continue reading

Monthly Best: June 2017

Monthly Best: June 2017

June. 2017… June marked the beginning of summer. June also brought some very fun moments including a Broadway performance and a laugh-out-loud-by-yourself-at-home internet video. June also brought a lot of emotional ups and downs for me, 99% sure they were completely related to pregnancy hormones. There were also some awesome thunderstorms I enjoyed as much as some cookies and brownies I had this month too. Continue reading

82 Fun and Weird Soda Flavors Around The World

82 Fun and Weird Soda Flavors Around The World

I confess I am not a soda drinker, never have been. I mean, of course I’ve had soda, but it’s never been regular in my diet. We never had soda in my household growing up in Mexico City and going out to restaurants my drink of choice was always limonada (limeade). But I do find interest in all things food and how it varies across cultures around the world. The sugary bubbly drink is sure loved across the globe, with each country having their favorite local. Let’s check out some of the weird soda flavors around the world. Continue reading