• The Beginner's Guide to Backpacking South America
  • Alpacas in Bolivia

The Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking South America

As a large and diverse continent, you will have different experiences wherever you explore. Here is my beginner's guide to backpacking South America!
October 12, 2015|
  • Tips for Taking an Overnight Bus

Top Tips for Taking an Overnight Bus

Depending on where you're traveling, you may need to take an overnight bus. Prepare yourself with these top tips for taking an overnight bus!
June 4, 2015|
  • Things to See at the World Cup in Brazil

Things To See & Do At The World Cup in Brazil

Both inside and outside of the stadiums, here's a quick look at things you shouldn't miss if you travel to Brazil for the World Cup this summer!
May 2, 2014|
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Pink Flamingos at Aguas Calientes

The hot springs opened up to crystal blue waters inhabited by pink flamingos and a horizon of snow capped volcanoes.
February 6, 2014|
  • I'm not a morning person

Uyuni Salt Flats Tour (Part 2)

Read on as I continue the tale of our tour! Day 3 was action packed and on Day 4 we beat the sun to the Salar de Uyuni: the world’s largest salt flats!
April 9, 2012|
  • Where flamingos get their pink on!

Uyuni Salt Flats Tour (Part 1)

The last 48 hours of the tour left me speechless and we hadn't even made it to the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia. Mother Nature you are one SEXY lady!
April 2, 2012|
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The Pueblo of Morado K’asa

In a small pueblo in Bolivia, there are smiles of all shapes and sizes, the natives speak Quechua (which only comes in one volume-LOUD) and there is a never ending supply of carbs and red onions.
March 27, 2012|
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Visiting Proyecto Horizonte in Bolivia

It was incredible how all of the pieces of the puzzle fit together with the collaboration of so many organizations to bridge the gap between education, healthcare, and community development. A true Poyecto Horizonte!
March 16, 2012|
  • Ready, set, CYCLE!

The Blonde vs. The Death Road

The whole trip led us down 3,345 meters of vertical descent past dangerous turns and even straight through a waterfall! By the end I was exhausted, had more than a few bug bites, and could hardly move my arms.
March 12, 2012|
  • A very Cusconian Christmas!

A Very Cusconian Christmas Eve

The whole city was bursting with fireworks and you could hear the celebration below stretch for miles. I'll never forget the feeling...
December 24, 2011|
  • The Lost City and Last Refuge of the Incas

Journey to the Lost City and Last Refuge of the Incas

We got less than we paid for… but had some priceless new experiences that included a Peruvian High School Prom and a death-defying makeshift bridge crossing!
December 23, 2011|
  • We made it!

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

It took us four days of trekking the Inca Trail to finally reach Machu Picchu. It was one of the most incredible and challenging experiences of my life.
December 18, 2011|