I’m a budget traveler through and through. Crashing at backpacker hostels, eating from the local market, public transportation, and so on and so forth. I try to preach this lifestyle to let fellow travelers know that travel doesn’t need to be expensive. They usually retaliate with “bUt hOw mUcH dOeS it CosT to fLy tHeRe?”… Read More How I Find International Flights For As Cheap As Possible
For international and local travelers alike, Paracas is one of the top destinations in Peru. The relaxing beach vibes, otherworldly scenery, and exciting wildlife make it a must-see destination for all sorts of travelers. However, it is a particularly popular place among backpackers. If you are backpacking your way through Peru, then Paracas is a… Read More The Backpacker’s Complete Guide to Paracas, Peru
Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is also home to a vibrant nightlife. Read this to learn about the best bars in Reykjavik. Reykjavik is Iceland’s capital and the largest city filled with National and Saga museums, which help to show Iceland’s Viking history. But did you know that with all of its culture… Read More Icelandic Nightlife: 7 of the Best Bars in Reykjavik
Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash range is the stuff of dreams. As an avid trekker and chaser of views, hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash circuit was something that had been on my bucket list for years. When the opportunity opened up to take a trip back down to South America, I immediately knew that I wouldn’t let the… Read More The Complete Guide to Trekking Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash
As far as tourist hubs in Lima go, Miraflores and Barranco are the two go-tos. Lima, as a whole, is a city that backpackers and other travelers tend to graze over en route to Peru’s sexier destinations. Like many capital cities across the world, it’s kind of a get-in-and-go destination. Everyone needs to go because… Read More Where To Stay in Lima: Miraflores or Barranco?
The city of Huaraz is one of my favorites in the world. But not because of the city. While the city of Huaraz itself is nothing spectacular, the region surrounding it is among the most beautiful in the world. With Peru’s finest Cordilleras at your doorstep, Huaraz is a gateway to some of South America’s… Read More The Best Day Trips From Huaraz, Peru
Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash is one of the best things you can do in your life, ever. If you love travel, mountains, and the great outdoors, then even better. The Cordillera Huayhuash deserves to be bumped up to the top of your bucket lists. Immediately. Day 1: Let’s Have Some Fun No trekking today. You leave… Read More Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash In A Nutshell: The Crash Course Guide
The Cordillera Huayhuash is one of the most incredible things I’ve ever done. Eight days of trekking across 130 kilometers of brutal terrain, high altitudes, and exposing yourselves to whatever mayhem Pachamama wants to throw your way. It isn’t easy. It’s even less easy if you get awful weather. During the dry season, many travelers… Read More Should You Do The Cordillera Huayhuash During The Rainy Season?
Iceland has recently experienced a huge tourism boom. In fact, in 2018, over 2.3 million people visited Iceland, which was a 5.5% increase from the year before. When you take into consideration that the population of Iceland is only 360,390, you get a sense of how big of a number 2.3 million really is for… Read More 7 of the Best Places to See and Things to Do in Iceland
The hike up to Laguna Churup was one of my favorite day trips that I did during my time in Huaraz. You’ll get an incredible abundance of views, some good practice for higher altitude treks, and best of all, you’ll be back in Huaraz by lunchtime. Laguna Churup’s ideal location only an hour to and… Read More The Ultimate Guide To Hiking Laguna Churup in Huaraz, Peru