¡Hola Chicas!

I'm Shelley. Solo Traveler. Mexico Traveler. Ready to be your tour guide to BOTH of those things.
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A little about me:

I am a former Miami travel magazine editor, who ditched the office for the world! Well... that's the short & sweet & neat version.

The real version is a little more imperfect, a lot more scary & actually, I became a solo traveler by accident. But like most unplanned things, it has been the most empowering, fulfilling thing everrrrr!

Click to link below to journey with me: From how I had "it all", to then losing some of it & giving up the rest, to then embarking on an unexpected journey where I eventually found myself. Travel really is the quickest therapy!

To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.

Elizabeth Gilbert 📿 Eat, Pray, Love

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The #1 question on everyone’s mind

Is Mexico safe for solo travel?

If I had a peso for every time someone’s asked me this…  But seriously, you’ll want to check this blog out. I have been a solo traveler in Mexico since 2018, but my answer to this question is definitely going to shock you!

Mexico Solo Travel: How To Be Safe & Crush It

Mexico Solo Travel: How To Be Safe & Crush It

Off the beaten path in Mexico

"I never knew Mexico was so beautiful" is something I've heard A LOT. Truthfully, neither did I  Until I visited. It seems everyone knows about Mexico City, Cancun & Tulum, but Mexico's beauty extends far beyond its most famous travel destinations!

Download my FREE guide, "Venturing off the Beaten Path," to get 10 of my hidden gem recommendations.




How to get awesome photos as a solo traveler


Want 5 FREE Adobe Lightroom Presets?! Of course you do! Head to this blog now to get them (Along with my Top 5 photo tips).


Ask a friendly-looking stranger who has a camera to take your photo... Anyone who's slinging a real camera means business!


This rule is one of the first things you’d learn in a photography class. Head to this blog to see how to use it to get better photos.

Journey through photos

I love me some Instagram! Follow along on my photo journey chronicling the last 2+ years spent traveling throughout beautiful, colorful Mexico.

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