Is Todos Santos too Touristy? Vanlife Adventures in Baja, Mexico

Todos Santos is a small, yet bustling town located along the coast where the Sierra de La Laguna meets the Pacific Ocean, just a 1-hour drive from Cabo San Lucas and the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Established first as a mission, then as a sugar cane producer, and now as a hub for tourism, … More Is Todos Santos too Touristy? Vanlife Adventures in Baja, Mexico

Canada to Baja, Mexico in a Vintage Roadtrek – Vanlife Adventure 2022

Welcome to our latest adventure! Slow Sally & Crew are leaving Canada in the dead of winter to drive ~ 15,000 kilometres (that’s ~ 10,000 miles for you Americans) through 3 countries to explore the beaches, mountains, and deserts of Baja, Mexico, and a few gems in between. For those of you who are new … More Canada to Baja, Mexico in a Vintage Roadtrek – Vanlife Adventure 2022

Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Adventure: Canada to Central America

We’re back on the road!  This year we’re planning to drive at least as far as El Salvador and if we’re feeling extra ambitious, maybe all the way to Nicaragua.  I know – this plan throws a wrench in our blog title (‘Slow Sally Goes to Guatemala‘).  Oh well, you know what they say about … More Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Adventure: Canada to Central America

Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Translated directly to English, Sierra Gorda means ‘Fat Woman Mountain Range’.  To be fair, I believe the ‘woman’ part is really just the result of Spanish grammar… I suspect the intention of the name is more along the lines of ‘Fat/Large Mountain Range’.  Although the English version of this translation doesn’t result in the most … More Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Vanlife or RV Campsite Budget /// North Carolina – Texas

Some people call us cheap. The polite ones call us “frugal”. But I’ve come up with a new favourite description for us… “value-driven”! Most of our friends will still keep calling us cheap and that’s ok – we’ll take it as a compliment 😉 We’re always looking to get the best bang for our buck … More 5 Tips for Maximizing Your Vanlife or RV Campsite Budget /// North Carolina – Texas

Cobblestones, a Ghost Town & Peyote Hallucinations /// Northern Mexico

Real de Catorce As we rattled along the cobblestone road, I began second-guessing our choice to visit Real de Catorce. We were lured by the promise of a ghost town and the vague idea that it was ‘en route’ from San Miguel de Allende to Hidalgo. I had been admiring the desert landscape as we … More Cobblestones, a Ghost Town & Peyote Hallucinations /// Northern Mexico

Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 2: Vanlife North & Central Mexico

Grutas Tolantongo Canyon We awoke early in the morning, found some pastries and coffee at the ONLY café open in Cholula at 9:00 am (what?! – this seems to be typical in Mexico) and waved goodbye to the friendly old man who runs the funky little parking lot. We were off in search of adventure … More Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 2: Vanlife North & Central Mexico

Back on the Road: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to Chiapas, Mexico

We’re back on the road!!! After 2 months in one place on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, we were overdue to start making tracks toward home. We’ve been on the road for a few days already and are currently back in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, MX). But before getting to our latest road tripping adventures, … More Back on the Road: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to Chiapas, Mexico