What to Know when Traveling to Medellin

13 Things You Should Know When Traveling to Medellin

If you’re planning a trip to Medellin, it can be somewhat challenging because the destination is so new on the travel scene and authentic and insightful information can be lacking. It is, however, growing in popularity and many more people are now traveling to Medellin, including a growing travel blogger community that often just visits briefly and writes superficially about …

March 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

March 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

Time for another monthly recap and blogging income report. This is where I share what’s new in the world of Desk to Dirtbag over the past month and offer a bit of transparency behind the life of a travel blogger. On to this month’s report… Highlights Celebrating Andrea’s Birthday Her birthday fell on a workday for her, so we weren’t …

Visiting Mexico City - Travel Guide and Tips

8 Things You Should Know When Visiting Mexico City

When you are planning on visiting Mexico city for the first time (or even for the fifth time!), it can be an almost overwhelming experience trying to decide what to do, where to go, where to stay, how to stay safe and avoid problems, and so forth. Mexico City is massive metropolis… The second largest in the western hemisphere, second …

Do You Really Need Travel Insurance for Mexico?

Do You Really Need Travel Insurance for Mexico?

When you are planning on traveling to Mexico, you are probably caught up with the big, important questions like: is Mexico safe? What are the best beaches in Mexico? Where are the coolest places to visit in Mexico? Or, perhaps most importantly, how many street tacos can one person eat in a single sitting? What you probably haven’t put much …

Best Bogota Tours worth your money

The 9 Best Bogota Tours for New Visitors

Bogota is the big and bustling capital city of Colombia, a place filled with some of Colombia’s richest cultural attractions and activities. I found Bogota to be an incredibly vibrant place, particularly after traveling through the “hinterlands” (joking!) of Colombia for about two months straight. There are an almost endless amount of things to do in Bogota, but one of …