What to Do In Mexico City for Day of the Dead

Coming to Mexico City for the season of Día de Muertos, aka Day of the Dead, is a pretty magical experience. Traditionally, Day of the Dead is associated with the dates of October 31 through November 2, but there are lots of events and things to do in Mexico City in the days leading up to it as well. For example, you can try a cooking class to learn how to make pan de muerto, or you can visit Casa Azul, the home of Frida Kahlo, to see the detailed ofrenda they put out for her. And you’ll find beautiful marigolds, also called cempazuchitl flowers, everywhere you go in the city.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Vancouver, BC

Vancouver has been on my bucket list for quite awhile, so when my Alaska Seabourn cruise took me from Anchorage to Vancouver, I knew I had to stay a few extra days to explore the city. The last time I was in Vancouver, I was only 4 years old, so I was very excited to experience Vancouver for the first time as an adult. I’ve seen beautiful photos of Vancouver so much over the last few years on Instagram, so I knew I was in for a great trip! Check out this post for where to stay and what to do in Vancouver.

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The Most Instagrammable Murals to Visit in Austin, TX (With Addresses!)

Austin has so many great Instagram spots, especially all of the amazing street art you can find around downtown. Some of the most famous murals in Austin include the I Love So Much wall on South Congress, the Austin postcard, and You’re My Butter Half on the East side, but there are plenty of other Instagrammable murals you can find too. Here’s some of the best mural photo spots and their exact locations in downtown Austin!

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