When researching Mexico City, the two most common concerns voiced by travelers are usually quite consistent. People want to know if CDMX is a safe place for them to visit and how to go about navigating the second-largest city in the world? The short and sweet is this: Mexico City is very safe as long […]
Welcome to the Traveling Nine to Fiver
Join me as I try and find a balance between exploring the world and being a nine to five professional. You'll find stories of weekend adventures, day trips and mishaps that take place along the way.
A Little About Me
Welcome, I'm Megan. I grew up in Southern California but now call Sacramento home. From nine to five I work in politics but my evenings and weekend are spent exploring everything Northern California has to offer and beyond. Whether at home or on the road I'm searching for the best of the best in activities, food and wine.
Puerto Vallarta is the center of festivities on the Nayarit coastline of Western Mexico. Its warm, tropical weather pairs perfectly with delicious food and ice-cold beers on the beach in a way that makes relaxation almost reflexive. Located a mere 2.5hrs by air from Los Angeles and 3.5hrs from the Bay Area, Vallarta makes an […]
Less than an hour north of San Diego you’ll find the cute beach town of Oceanside, California. Here you can walk its long pier off the long sandy main beach, find rooms overlooking the water that won’t break the bank, a plethora of activities to keep you active, and more places that you’ll want to […]