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No Spanish, No Problem

You’re probably feeling pretty excited right now. You’ve just booked your first trip to Mexico and you can’t wait to soak up the sun and the tacos! There’s just one problem... You don’t know a word of Spanish. Don’t worry, I’ve been there and I empathize. That's why...

The Art of Packing Light

There are all kinds of reasons to pack light. Airlines are constantly cracking down on baggage allowances by raising baggage fees and decreasing the accepted size of carry-on luggage. Some airlines even charge for carry-on luggage now, rather than just checked bags as...

3 Ways to Appreciate The Outdoors From Your Couch

Do you ever have those days where you're just too tired to get outdoors? Maybe you had a super long week at work, or maybe you drank too many mimosas and now you're just exhausted and ready to sink into your couch cushions for the rest of the day. It...

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No Spanish, No Problem

You’re probably feeling pretty excited right now. You’ve just booked your first trip to Mexico and you can’t wait to soak up the sun and the tacos! There’s just one problem... You don’t know a word of Spanish. Don’t worry, I’ve been there and I empathize. That's why...

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The Art of Packing Light

There are all kinds of reasons to pack light. Airlines are constantly cracking down on baggage allowances by raising baggage fees and decreasing the accepted size of carry-on luggage. Some airlines even charge for carry-on luggage now, rather than just checked bags as...

read more

Three Reasons Why I Opt Outside

If I think back about my life there is one constant that has always been there: I LOVE to be outside. Lately I’ve been trying to figure out why exactly that is. In childhood it was kind of a given that I spend a ton of time outside- we lived in rural areas and...

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Hi guys!

I’m Janine, a Canadian-American expat based in Mexico. I feel strongly about living life on my own terms, which is why I left my 9 to 5 job to become a digital nomad and live abroad! Follow me for travel inspiration, stories about expat life, and the journey to becoming truly location independent!

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