Visiting Macau in one day

After a quick two day visit to Hong Kong, we headed to the Macau. From what we had researched, we knew staying in Macau would not be necessary. We had purchased the boat tickets online from Hong Kong to Macau on the Turbo Jet which had taken us to our next destination in about an hour. … Continue reading Visiting Macau in one day


Visiting Hong Kong in 2 days

In May 2018 during Labor Day in China, we had a three day weekend and it was the perfect moment to get away from the small town I lived in and change the scenery to visit Hong Kong. We had done plenty of research and heard from many other people of the high cost of … Continue reading Visiting Hong Kong in 2 days

Traveling in Vietnam on a motorcycle: From Hanoi to Ninh Binh (Day 1)

During the 2019 Chinese New Year holiday in China and the almost two weeks off from work on these dates, my girlfriend and I decided to do something a bit different; we would travel by motorcycle from the capital city of Vietnam half the country south to the city of Da Nang, about 1,000 kilometers … Continue reading Traveling in Vietnam on a motorcycle: From Hanoi to Ninh Binh (Day 1)

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico was one of my last stops on my backpacking trip through Central America and Mexico. The six weeks long trip that had begun in Panama City, Panama, then on to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico had given me the opportunity to breath new airs, ponder about my … Continue reading San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

Teaching in China (Part 1)

I have been living in China for the past four years after being hired as a Spanish teacher in the suburbs of the huge city of Shanghai. Honestly, China had really never crossed my mind as a country I wanted to visit, but the opportunity to take my teaching career to the international level came … Continue reading Teaching in China (Part 1)


  I had visited Guatemala when I was a young kid, but on that occasion, I could not appreciate their culture. I wanted to immerse myself on this country's beautiful scenery I had seen on television and read so much about. Over the years I had met many people from this Central American country and … Continue reading Guatemala

Copan Ruins, Honduras

  Honduras was my the 4th country I visited on my Central America and Mexico backpacking only by road from Panama City, Panama to Houston, Texas in the summer of 2010. Being then known as "The most dangerous country in the world" due mainly to gang activity, I had been well informed about Honduras by … Continue reading Copan Ruins, Honduras