I’ve been to over 30 countries over the past few years, but it was only recently that I delved into the world of backpacking. I was in Colombia on my first ever solo trip. I decided to tag along with some new backpacker friends that I made, mostly because I was in awe at how… Read More Is Backpacking Right For You?
“Ugh I wanna travel but I don’t have any money!” Well, ya whiny bitches, let me tell you some cold hard facts. If you’ve got a source of income and the slightest bit of self-control, you can also travel often. You’re going to have to make a few sacrifices to save money, but a wise… Read More 10 Things You Can Give Up To Save Money For Traveling
Internationally, Cajamarca isn’t well-known and lies a bit off of the typical tourist trail. When I visited Cajamarca, I was among maybe a dozen foreigners that I was in my entire time there. Three of those foreigners were other travel friends that I managed to convince to come down. However, Cajamarca appeared to be very… Read More The Best Things To Do in Cajamarca, Peru
The colonial city of Cuenca has it all. The best things in life are free and so are the best things to do in Cuenca. I found myself loving life in this quaint Ecuadorian city while barely having to spend a time. There’s a reason (actually, a lot of reasons) why so many backpackers and… Read More The Best Things To Do in Cuenca, Ecuador
I scoured the web for verdicts on this city in northern Peru to no avail. “Is Cajamarca worth visiting?” would be a question that I had to answer for myself. And that answer quickly turned out to be…… Read More Is Cajamarca Worth Visiting? The Complete Guide to Cajamarca, Peru
South America might be my favorite continent in the world. The liveliness of Colombia, the mountains of Peru, the parties of Brazil… But Ecuador? It took me my fourth go-around in South America before I finally decided to hit up one of South America’s smaller countries. Upon arriving, it didn’t take me long to realize… Read More The Best Instagram Spots in Ecuador
The good old cross country road trip is a classic American vacation, and it is one of my favorite ways to spend the holidays. Driving on the long road with some of your favorite people can be a lot of fun, but if your car isn’t ready for the trip, you can run into a… Read More Preparing Your Car For A Road Trip: 6 Pro Tips
Ecuador was meant to be a quick stop-over en route to Peru. That quick stop-over turned into 43 days. This country turned out be more incredible than I could have ever imagined. Ecuador is criminally overlooked and severely underrated, despite boasting some of my favorite places I have ever traveled to. Despite spending six weeks… Read More The 10 Best Places in Ecuador To Travel To
With ruins that rival Machu Picchu and waterfalls among the tallest in the world, there is no shortage of incredible sights to see near Chachapoyas.… Read More The Best Things To Do in Chachapoyas, Peru
The beautiful coastline around San Diego is a year-round attraction for locals and visitors alike. One of the best aspects of this is the abundance of animal activity. San Diego offers some of the best whale watching in the country. Of course, you don’t want to arrive and learn that there are no whales around.… Read More What Is the Best Month for Whale Watching In San Diego?
Southern Peru is one of the most popular destinations in the world, boasting wonders world-renowned. However, northern Peru is full of incredible treasures as well. The gateway to adventures in northern Peru can be found in the idyllic, unassuming town of Chachapoyas. Despite the town’s small size and relative lack of things to do, many… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Chachapoyas, Peru
Oh, Ecuador. Some people say they’ll never leave a country. I actually might never leave. I initially planned for about 20 days in Ecuador before bouncing off to Peru. I took me 43 days to finally pry myself away from this incredible country. For some reason, Ecuador has not been on my radar until recently.… Read More What Is The Best Way To Travel Around Ecuador?