Mexico’s History of Zero Waste: A “Bathroom” Culture

Yes, this is an odd title but indulge me! 🙏🏼 I promise you’ll find it interesting. You will learn about a unique history, specific to Mexico, that drives their obsession with über clean toilets, sweeping and zero waste which is rather unique and fascinating! When I was initially planning on moving to Mexico City, I…

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico

I had long wanted to celebrate Day of the Dead in Mexico City and in Mexico in general. After seeing the opening scene in James Bond 007 Spectre (watch the scene here – the parade and hotel are both featured), I set two goals. One was to stay at the gorgeous hotel featured in the film–the…

Officially Living in Mexico City

I’ve been a bit missing-in-action while I moved from LA to CDMX and also adjusted and settled into my new city (I was also gone for a week traveling with a friend from Arizona to Nayarit and Jalisco). But, I’m back!!! 😀 I arrived in CDMX on October 1. So, it hasn’t been quite one…

Mexico: A Quiet Leader in Veganism & Sustainability

Amigos, it’s been quite a while since my last blog. Sorry! I’ve been a little overwhelmed with preparing to move out of my LA home (selling lots of my stuff and donating the rest). As I get ready to move to Mexico City for the next year, I’ve decided to do what a few other…

Vote With Your Dollar, Euro, Pound, Peso…

Lee este articulo en español aquí. GIF credit here. Hey Amigos – Yesterday, I went to my local grocery store (Ralph’s or Kroger as it’s known in some other parts of the US). I normally shop at Whole Foods and both are about a block’s distance from me, but given I’m no longer working, I…