Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Yard and Patios

We have been thrilled with our choice of lodging for the month of May, a two room cottage at PasajCap just east of San Marcos La Laguna at Lago de Atitlán in Guatemala. The property is accessible by car, boat, and helicopter (woot woot!) and features a lancha dock, a swimming dock, space for parking, … Read more

Cabin in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

A cabin in a quiet secluded garden with secured parking, a fireplace, a hammock, space for the dogs to roam, and a reliable web connection, all within a fifteen minute walk of the Centro? Sounds good to me! Here are some pictures to do the talking for me…

Beautiful Tiling

If you haven’t picked up on it by now, we were absolutely enamored with San Sebastian Etla. With its relaxed atmosphere, laid-back pace, and smiling faces the village seemed a world away from the bustle and hustle of the usual tourist trail in Oaxaca de Juarez, just twenty minutes to the south. Our casita for the … Read more

Guanajuato House

March 6th, 2013 | Posted by Ian in Lodging | Mexico | The Places We've Been - (4 Comments)
Vista Feliz Window View in Guanajuato, Mexico

Our place in Guanajuato was a perfect little place in a perfect little location. Essentially an open split-level studio, the upper level consisted of the bedroom and bathroom overlooking the living/working area and kitchen below. Highlights include: Speedy internet. After spending a month dealing with rationed satellite web access, it was a great relief to … Read more


After a long, exhausting journey back up the peninsula to fix our mistake and then south again with that mission accomplished, we decided it was time to unplug and slow down for a night. During our first drive along Highway 1 on our way to San Juanico in December, we had passed a couple of … Read more

San Juanico House

January 27th, 2013 | Posted by Ian in Lodging | Mexico | The Places We've Been | Video - (4 Comments)

The house we have lived in this month in San Juanico is a real gem. At right around 800 square feet, some highlights of this two bedroom casa designed by a local artist include a full kitchen, a vaulted palm-thatch ceiling in the living room, tiled floors, a fully-fenced lot, a fire pit, palm and … Read more