Posts by Michael Tieso

I took a break from travel blogging

I was sitting for dinner with a group of other travel bloggers in a fancy restaurant. Everyones food arrives. Can you guess what happens next around a group of travel bloggers? Phones and cameras. I’ve had my second bite before the first picture is taken. This is my life now.

Read More

I have officially been recognized as an Italian!

It has been a long and crazy process. I made my first call to the consulate in June 2011 to make the appointment to become recognized as an Italian citizen. Since then it has been a struggle getting paperwork, waiting patiently, and trying to reach out to the right people. I am happy to announce…

Read More

We’re Moving to Seattle!

On August 11th we’re flying to Seattle! Read more about it here. It’s an exciting new adventure for the both of us as it will be the longest contract and home we’ve been in since we’ve met. We’re by no means going to stop traveling but it’s going to be so nice to have a place…

Read More

Guachimontones Pyramids

About 45 minutes from the second largest city in Mexico are the Guachimontones Pyramids and appear to not be getting much attention at all. In 2008 the archaeological site was put on the World Monuments Watch list of 100 Most Endangered Sites due to heavy looting in the area. It’s been several years since then so things may…

Read More

Festivities in Tequila

We check into our hotel and as we go outside to explore the city to grab a bite a eat, the city welcomes us with a festival. These are the kind of events that makes traveling so great. They are spontaneous, unexplained, random, and fun. I wasn’t able to get more information on why they…

Read More

Drinking Tequila in Tequila

Not many people seem to know that there’s a town called Tequila in Mexico. It’s where the actual drink of tequila originated from and is home to many of the most popular tequila brands including Jose Cuervo and Suaza. Tequila is about an hour away from Guadalajara with a population of around 26,000.

Read More