Ben & Frank Eyewear Review: Buying Glasses in Mexico City

As a digital nomad who spends a lot of time in Mexico, I always wondered if getting prescription glasses would be cheaper than it is in the US. So whenever I would see an eyeglasses store, I’d take a look around on pricing. Lo-and-behold most lenses I saw had a starting price of 3000-4000 pesos (~$200 USD), plus the price of the prescription lens itself. Financially it didn’t make sense...

Spending The Day at Six Flags Theme Park in Mexico City

The average tourist in Mexico City probably doesn’t know there’s a Six Flags theme park just half an hour from the center of the city! Visiting this theme park was a fun way to spend a full day with huge rollercoasters, live shows, parades, and characters. Tickets run at about $28 USD. To save money at Six Flags Mexico City, you can bring a 600 ml bottle of Coca-Cola to get...

Why I Moved Out of My NYC Apartment, Sold All My Stuff, Quit My Job, and Became a Digital Nomad

More than a year ago, I began seriously considering changing my life and becoming a digital nomad. At the time I had a cool full-time job and lived in the highly sought-out neighborhood of Williamsburg Brooklyn. From the outside, I had it all and my life was great. But on the inside, I wanted more; I wanted something else. I felt stagnant and lost. Settling was never and will never...

Hotel Parque México in Condesa, Mexico City Review

The Hotel Parque Mexico is a beautiful boutique hotel, with every square foot of this place giving off an artisanal vibe. There are colorful  pieces ofMexican art everywhere; from the floor tiles, to the handmade furniture, to the wonderfully decorated lobby. Even the facade is a rich indigo purple color, which can be spotted easily from afar. We booked our room in the off season on Airbnb, which came out to a...

Resources and Tools I Use in My Freelance Business

To work and support myself as a freelance web designer and developer, all I need is internet access and my laptop. This means I can travel anywhere there’s Wifi, and do the same work I do in an office or coworking space. In addition to the physical hardware, I use a lot of online services and tools to maximize my time, keep my business organized, and make sure I’m covering...