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Should We Stay or Should We Sail? Catching Up with Pigtails in Paradise.

By Jessica Nance, whose family decided to set sail full-time in 2015 aboard their boat, the SV Terrapin. See what it’s like to live on board a boat, straight from the girls who know best–Jessica and her sister Emma. Watch the video here then read Jessica’s blog update! |  Since we last left off on my Pigtails in Paradise blog, lots of things have happened. After we decided to no longer sail south towards Panama, we stayed in Mexico, stopped...

Food from Puebla Mexico

By Haley Sherman, a 15-year-old from Gilbert, Arizona who has been on a long-term journey to travel the world with her family, Let’s Just Travel, since 2014. |  When we left for Puebla, Mexico, I made a promise to myself that I would try most, if not all, of the food that was offered in Puebla, whether or not that food was out of my comfort zone. I’ve gone so far out of my comfort zone it’s actually hard to see...

The Gentle Giants of the Baja Lagoons of Mexico

By Eryn On Earth, a Native of Hong Kong who is currently traveling the world. Fifty-five countries and counting! |  Wales and humans have had a bitter history. We’ve slaughtered them to the verge of their extinction, and whaling is still going on today. Despite the tension between us, these Baja whales pushed away the negativity and welcomed tourists to their home. The grey whales travel to the shallow Baja lagoons from the Arctic, and gather here to give birth...

Cancun: Looks Like Heaven–Our First Day in Mexico

By Reka Kaponay Teenage writer and traveler who has been traversing the globe with her parents and twin brother since 2001. Follow her journey at www.dreamtimetraveler.com.   |  The palm fronds sway languidly in time with the beat of the bus as the driver swerves left round a corner, missing a gardener trimming the airport hedges by a hair’s breadth. My mind barely registers the close call. For a moment I’m still up above the clouds, marvelling at the cotton...