I’ll admit, going into Colombia, I was a little nervous. It was my first time going to a new country by myself and rather than pick like Canada or France or something, I chose a country that most Americans only knew from Narcos and Pablo Escobar. I knew that the times have changed significantly and that… Read More Colombia Survival Guide
Social media has always been my specialty. Since 2011, I had gained over three million followers on Twitter, over 120,000 on Facebook, and around one million on Snapchat (before those bastards suspended my account for no reason). Basically, I’ve been in the game long enough and have failed enough times to know which social media strategies… Read More How To Get More Instagram Followers For A Travel Account
By no means am I an expert when it comes to every country of the world but I have found that no matter where I go, there are some universal things that travelers should keep in mind. Like for example, did you know that being an asshole is not socially acceptable in any country? (except… Read More My Top 10 General Travel Tips (For Anywhere!)
So… my out of shape self decided that it would be good to impulsively go on a five day trek to Machu Picchu, and it was awesome. The Salkantay Trek is the top alternative for travelers who couldn’t be bothered to book the Inca Trail several months in advance, but still want to suffer miserably… Read More The Ultimate Guide to the Salkantay Trek
Huacachina is a cool, little desert oasis just outside of Ica. I’ve never seen an actual oasis before, so despite Huacachina being a tiny town of maybe 100 residents, it still blew my mind. I planned for it to be a quick stop on my tear through southwestern Peru, but it almost managed to drag… Read More The Ultimate Guide to Huacachina, Peru
If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking for a quick answer, rather than a roundabout discussion of the two only for the writer to say that you should go to both. I could also do that to avoid offending anyone who feels oddly passionate about either city, but I won’t. The answer is Medellin. Okay,… Read More Bogotá vs. Medellín: Which Is Better?
Guest post by Matthew Cardoza So you’ve finally graduated college and you want to see the world. Maybe you want to make a difference or maybe you just want to get out of that boring town you live in and see what else is out there. With your fancy degree in-hand and a native English speaking… Read More What it’s Actually Like to Teach English Abroad