Here are some things we learned about llamawithnodrama:
Do you have a first name?
“Llamawithnodrama” is my first and last and every name!
Where are you from originally? Do you have a home base?
My mom @eylulsavas is originally Turkish, but we’re based in the States, living in between L.A. and Palm Beach and all around the world.
Have you ever visited (or do you have any plans to visit) your ancestors in the Andes?
Actually I’m going to Medellín, Colombia, tomorrow! Can’t wait to explore that beautiful city and take great shots of myself! 🙂
What’s your dream vacation spot?
I can’t wait to go to Cape Town, Tokyo and the land of llamas: Peru! I think I’ll visit my ancestors over in Peru, so exciting!
Do you have any travel tips to share with us?
Get out of your comfort zone, go out and explore! World has enough drama, so no need for more. Life is short; you gotta live it fully, and traveling is the best way to do so! Being open to experiences and meeting new people are the key points. Oh, and never pass on trying local food wherever you are; don’t be picky!
And now for some beautiful travel photos that prove why Llamawithnodrama is basically one of Instagram’s greatest celebrity Latinas:
So, it’s the end of summer break, and it’s back to the daily grind. Or is it? After all, spring break will be on its way in no time! And you know what that means? You’ve got time to travel, babes. We know you want to go to Mexico, so we’ve saved you the hard work of researching where the best places are to go in Mexico to see it in its natural glory.
Find out where you should go next with our list of natural wonders in Mexico!
Being the largest freshwater lake Mexico has to offer, Lago de Chapala is one hella gorgeous body of water to spend your time around. It’s home to thousands of indigenous plants and animals, which means that it’s just teeming with unique wildlife that’ll liven up your ‘gram. That being said, you should be aware that the lake is also a sacred location for the Huichol Indians of Mexico’s southwest – so make sure you’re respectful!
We’ve written about the wonders of Nanacamilpa before, so of course, we have to mention it here, too. It’s home to a forest just filled with fireflies when it’s warmer, setting the place aglow with their tiny butts. The locals are working on preserving the firefly population, so it’s best to follow the rules when you’re on tour for the fireflies: no using your phone, and no talking.
Hierve el Agua has one of the strangest optical illusions that will have you questioning your existence. Is it a waterfall, or a rock formation? If you chose rock formation, you’d be right! The mineral pools in the area are absolutely gorgeous, and not too far from ancient canals that are thought to have been built by the Zapotecs around 2,500 years ago.
The name “Copper Canyon” is a little misleading – it’s not one, but a group of six, canyons. The copper part, though? No, actually, that’s also misleading. The area’s known more for its gold and silver deposits. It’s the copper-green of the canyon walls that give Copper Canyon its name. One of the best times of year to visit is usually just after the summer’s rainy season since that’s when the upper region of the canyon blooms with wildflowers – so it’s time to get the ball rolling and make your way there!
Formed thousands of years ago by volcanic activity, the Isalas Marietas are a group of small, uninhabited islands just off the coast Mexico. It’s popularity as a tourist destination springs largely from two things: the famous “love beach”, or Playa del Amor, and the fact that the islands have an abundance of marine life just chilling around its waters. Fishing and hunting are prohibited by the Mexican government here, so leave your fishing gear at home.
Cañón del Sumidero is a deep natural canyon which formed around the same time as the Grand Canyon in the US, meaning that if you’re looking for an impressive canyon in Mexico, this is it. Funnily enough, about 80 percent of the visitors to the Sumidero Canyon are Mexicans themselves, who go for the eco tourism and extreme sports. If you’re less keen on hanging around the water, you could try seeing the Ruins of Berlin, which are also located in the Sumidero Canyon.
The last time that there was a proper human presence on Isla Espíritu Santo was estimated to be around 9,000 years ago. Whew. More recently, UNESCO declared the site a Biosphere Reserve in 1995, and for good reason: it’s the only known habitat of the black jackrabbit. Plus, the Ensenada Grande beach on Isla Partida was voted the most beautiful beach in Mexico by The Travel Magazine, making Espíritu Santo Island a must-see.
Otherwise known as El Rosario, the sanctuary is part of a larger world heritage site known for hosting literally millions of butterflies. The reserve is dedicated to preserving its butterfly population, which means that the Rosario Sanctuary is only one of two colonies in Mexico that’s open to the public. Guided tours are on offer, so it means that you can learn more about beautiful butterflies that frequent the area.
Nevado de Toluca is the fourth highest peak in Mexico, after Pico de Orizaba, Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl. Classed as a stratovolcano, it boasts two crater lakes on the floor of the basin – the Lago del Sol and the Lago de la Luna – which were created by the volcano’s melting snow. While you’re in the area, look up the Nahuatl legends that explain the mythology behind why Nevado de Toluca looks the way it does.
These jaw-dropping, gorgeous sinkholes, created by the collapse of limestone rock, can be found throughout the state of Quintana Roo. That’s not all there is to see in Quintana Roo, considering that it’s got a coastline that serves as one of the best manatee habitats in the world. But, visiting the cenotes is a good start, if you really want to experience the beauty of Quintana Roo.
Rock climbing aficionados, this is the place for you to be! Potrero Chico boasts peaks which stretch to around 2,000 feet, and have some really amazing views at the top. While a lot of the area around Potrero Chico is considered a protected zone, it’s not an actual national park, which means that there’s not as much conservation happening in the area as what there could be.
The Valley of Mexico still has plenty of chinampas, or island farms, that can be seen today. The agricultural practice has been around for almost a thousand years and is unique to the area. These days, produce such as lettuce, cilantro, spinach, cauliflower, celery, mint, chives, rosemary, corn and radish are grown in the chinampas. Whether you can actually try them straight from the chinanmpa is another matter!
You’re probably less interested in the actual fishing village, and more interested in touring the pink – yes, pink – lake and salt flats surrounding Las Colaradas. It’s entirely possible that you’ll see flamingoes while you’re hanging around the lagoon, so keep your bird-watching binoculars on you at all times!
The Basaltic Prisms of Santa María Regla are basically the Mexican version of Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway, except that the Basaltic Prisms also have two waterfalls running through it. The natural canyon, which was created by the slow cooling of volcanic lava, has been modified with stars, walkways, and bridges so that tourists can easily access the Basaltic Prisms. It’s basically made for you to come and visit!
The Tamul waterfall is known for its gorgeous, crystal-clear water that’ll make you never want to leave. At 344 feet, the waterfall is one of Mexico’s largest, and is usually accessed by boat. How. Heckin’. Awesome.
So where will you be heading next? Tell us about it on Twitter – you can find it by clicking on the logo at the top of the page.
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes have been fanning speculation of a possible relationship since they released their music video for “Señorita.” One of the biggest takeaways fro some fans was all about their kiss. Sure, it was a little bit awkward and clunky, but that’s kind of the point, right? Well, Cabello and Mendes took to social media to show off how they really kiss and people have a lot of questions and emotions. (The full video is in this post if you want to check it out.)
The infamous kiss on Instagram is causing a lot of secondhand embarrassment among the stanships.
It is truly a wild video. Like, who even kisses like that? It is really a moment that will live forever in social media history. Tbh, some people are lowkey just jealous that they didn’t get a chance to kiss either of them.
If Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes were trying to make their fan question their existence, they have succeeded.
It is hilarious in a way. Everyone thought they could jump in and tell them how they are supposed to be kissing, however, they never asked for the advice. It just goes to show you the power and influence of social media.
Some fans are acting like this was something they never asked for.
However, by tweeting that they are doing it all wrong is asking for it, y’all. If you were one of the people on Twitter talking about their kiss, know that you are the reason this kiss happened. You are the reason everyone on Instagram has to see this kind of sloppy kissing that we’ve only seen in teen movies.
Shawn Mendes: “So, we saw on Twitter and stuff, you guys saying stuff about the way we were kissing and how it looks weird, like, we kiss like fish.”
Camila Cabello: “Yeah. It really hurt our feelings.”
SM: “We just want to show you how we really kiss.”
It has been a complete mood killer for some of the fans.
The first emotion most people have when hearing of a Cabello and Mendes kiss is that they have to see it. The second emotion is that it is so unnecessary to kiss like that.
With more than 14 million views on Instagram, it is clear that the people want this kind of content.
Act all offended, if you want. The facts are in and they show that the fans are all over this video. People cannot get enough of the two pop stars kissing in their own very unique ways.
Some are threatening to banish Cabello and Mendes from the internet.
But, why? The people want and need this. How dare you try to deprive the Instagram community of this precious and necessary content.
However, if you want not to see this, don’t scroll any further in this post.
It is perfectly fine if you don’t want to see this. There is nothing forcing you to watch. But, who doesn’t want to?
Watch the most iconic kiss ever captured on camera below. (Spider-Man could never.)