We’re back with another food guide, this time on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia! I love sharing food recommendations with anyone willing to take them. And I consider cuisine a major part of my pre-vacation research! I knew this trip would be slightly different in the food department because our Costco package came […]
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Passport to Tahiti | A Guide to 7 Nights in MooreaBy Mercedes Santana on January 22, 2023
The trip we’ve been dreaming of! We’ve always said Tahiti was high on our travel bucket list, but knew we wanted to save it for our honeymoon. Literally the day after reserving our wedding venue, we booked our honeymoon to Moorea! We opted to use Costco Travel! I know what you’re thinking — Costco has […]
Maui Photo Food GuideBy Mercedes Santana on November 8, 2021
We were lucky to enjoy a trip to Maui and the food was absolutely divine! As I anxiously awaited our trip I scrolled foodie instagram accounts like Yelp Maui and Consuming Maui as I daydreamed of fresh poke and endless seafood. I bookmarked interesting places and took recommendations from friends, I probably could have stayed […]
Passport to Maui, HawaiiBy Mercedes Santana on November 5, 2021
With the continuation of COVID, we really wanted to stay within the United States while feeling like we were on an exotic tropical vacation. And Maui provided just that. I know there’s a lot of back and forth about traveling to Hawaii, my advice? Only travel if you’re vaccinated for the safety of yourself and […]
My Wanderlust Wish ListBy Mercedes Santana on July 1, 2020
I’ve always been obsessed with maps and learning more about the world. I’m still proud of the fact that I was the only second grader in my class to get 100% on the US maps test. After college Henri and I started planning an internal trip each year. First we went to Mexico, which I […]
Delightful Italy Food PhotosBy Mercedes Santana on April 28, 2020
If you needed another reason to add Italy to your travel list.
Literally Just Photos of Food in GreeceBy Mercedes Santana on November 26, 2019
A few friends said I didn’t post enough photos of the food in Greece. I feel like I lived off yogurt and greek salads, but here’s every food photo I took. So sit back and prepare to work up an appetite. Google translator says this is how you say bon appetit in Greek—Kalí óreksi!
3 Nights in MykonosBy Mercedes Santana on November 4, 2019
Here is how we spent our 3 nights and 4 days in Mykonos Greece!
2 Nights in NaxosBy Mercedes Santana on September 22, 2019
Naxos may not have been on your radar, but it should be! It wasn’t on mine, until I found it on some “best places to go in the Cyclades” lists. I knew I wanted to see Paros and Naxos seemed to be a convenient place to stay between Mykonos and Santorini. I honestly wish we […]
3 Nights of Santorini SunsetsBy Mercedes Santana on August 24, 2019
When I pictured Greece in my head I was picturing Santorini. And it totally lived up to my imagination. It’s just as picturesque as it is on Instagram and the landscape of the Caldera is like nothing I’ve seen before. It you’re going to Greece, go to Santorini, it’s worth the hype. Day 1 — […]