What to Pack for Tulum & Other Trendy Coastal Towns in Mexico

Are you taking your next beach getaway to one of Mexico’s beautiful seaside destinations? You’re in for a treat! You may have heard of Cancun but there are many more beaches to explore and these have recently become ultra-chic hotspots. From Tulum on the East to Sayulita on the West, here are some chic beach

The 5 Best Ruins to Visit in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

There are thousands of Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula, southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras - many of them still unexcavated. Of the hundreds that are open to visitors, even just starting with the Yucatan Peninsula, how do you decide which of the best ruins to visit in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to explore? I’ve

Mexico City Neighborhood Guide: Where to Stay For Your Journey Style

If you haven’t heard, Mexico City has moved past the stereotype of being dirty and dangerous. It’s a giant dynamic city with heaps of culture, pretty historic buildings, and some of the best food in the world. Mexico City Neighborhood Guide It’s also an easy flight from the US and Canada and has a low

8 Reasons Why Everyone Is Obsessed With Mexico City Right Now

I’ve been to the beaches in Mexico many times, but I had never actually spent quality time in Mexico City…at least not until last year. I booked a last minute flight to Mexico City, and did very little research as far as what to see and expect. And I must say, I was more than

10 Delicious Things to Eat & Drink in Oaxaca

Most foodies know that Oaxaca is an amazing culinary destination and I'm going to share what to eat in Oaxaca. The cultural traditions are strong in this part of Mexico that still has a large population of indigenous peoples. Food is sacred here - everything is made from scratch and it’s not unusual to take

Luxury Guide to Riviera Maya

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

International Boho-Chic Designers: Seiba // Mexico & a GIVEAWAY!

[Welcome back to the series "International Boho-Chic Designers". I have met so many fashion designers and artists on my travels from whom I buy jewelry, swimsuits, tops, etc. I love having unique items and I'm creating this section to share them with you.  These people I've met and personally shopped from & love, not people perking