Meet Juliana and Martín
A bicultural, bilingual couple on a journey to visit every state in the USA and Mexico.
Meet Juliana and Martín. Tourist to Local was founded in 2014 to document Juliana’s study abroad adventures, and it continued to evolve when she started working on a cruise ship in 2016, where she met Martín. They began documenting their time on the ships and eventually moved together to Martín’s home country of Mexico. There, Martín showed Juliana some amazing places she had never heard of before, thanks to his insider knowledge.
After getting married, they moved to the United States, and the roles switched. Juliana started showing Martín some of the amazing spots in the US. Through exploring each other’s countries, they gained a deeper understanding of each other.
That’s when they came up with the goal to visit every state in the USA and Mexico. There’s an endless amount of places to discover in each country, and with them as your guides, you’ll discover the must-see spots, some amazing food, and even a little language lesson or two. They make videos in English at Tourist to Local and in Spanish at Bitácora de Viajero, so that they can appeal to the two largest markets for travel in those destinations. Join them on their journey!
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Explore a tropical paradise tucked away in the heart of Mexico: Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta has been a magical city for Juliana Gomez ever since her first visit in 2010, after her uncle completed building his house here. Expat life fascinated her, and she knew that some day she had to try it for herself.
After moving to Puerto Vallarta in 2019, Juliana began sharing her knowledge of the city to viewers of her Youtube channel, Tourist to Local. She created this written guide in efforts to help travelers have a memorable vacation in Puerto Vallarta, one that goes beyond your resort’s walls. Discover the hidden gems of Puerto Vallarta! This guide covers the best of the best, including:
-Things to do
-Rainy day activities
-Resources for expats interested in moving to Mexico.
That’s when we came up with the goal to visit every state in the USA and Mexico. There’s an endless amount of places to discover in each country, and with us and your guides, you’ll discover the must-see spots, some amazing food, and even a little language lesson or two. We’ll see you on the road!