Mexico

Exploring Teotihuacan – The City of the Gods outside of Mexico City.

Teotihuacan is a must visit site just 40km northeast of Mexico city and an incredibly cheap day trip.  In pre hispanic Náhuatl it’s name translates loosely to “the place where men become gods” and is home to some of the biggest man made pyramids in the world.

You can go via an organised tour, but if you …

Mexico

Volunteering with Haitian Refugees in Tijuana, Mexico

Update: Our friend Hugo, who lead us to visit the shelters in Tijuana went missing a few weeks ago in Mexico.  Thankfully he was found, but he was seriously injured in what appears to be a beating and is currently hospitalised in Mexico City.  His family are desperately trying to raise money to get him …

Beer / Food

Exploring Tijuana’s growing Craft Beer (Cerveza Artesnal) scene

So, I’ve been living in the United States for the last 3 or so years, basing myself in San Diego while my wife studies at UCSD. During this time I’ve got to appreciate how great the craft beer scene is in San Diego, one of the best with more independent microbreweries than anywhere else, most …