3 Off-the-Beaten-Path Travel Destinations You Must See

We all have our wish list of places in the world that we want to see sooner rather than later and most of us also operate on a time and money budget. So these three destinations may not rank high on your list of places to visit, but we want to tell you why theyContinue reading “3 Off-the-Beaten-Path Travel Destinations You Must See”

Cartagena: 3 Things We Loved and 1 Thing We Hated

We’ve had an amazing time on this trip to Colombia, which continued in Cartagena. We also had incredible weather despite the rainy forecast. We will leave Cartagena with love in our hearts, but we had mixed reviews about the experience. Let’s start with the things we loved:

How to Travel the Galápagos Without a Cruise

We just spent four wonderful nights in the Galápagos Islands without leaving the main hub of Puerto Ayora. 🌴 It took us a while to plan a trip here because we mistakenly thought you needed to take a cruise or guided tour to enjoy the islands. But that’s not the case—we had a blast exploringContinue reading “How to Travel the Galápagos Without a Cruise”

Into the Dark

I always find it hard to fall asleep. As an insomniac, I know all about the bumps in the night. Sometimes they frighten me. But at the same time, the night has always inspired and energized me. I love the sounds of the night creatures. As a teenager, I loved the feel of the coldContinue reading “Into the Dark”

Machu Picchu was just as I imagined: Beautiful. Ancient. Inspiring.

I was first introduced to Machu Picchu when I read the Celestine Prophecy nearly 20 years ago. From that point on, I wanted to visit Peru. It seemed inaccessible at the time, but that didn’t stop me from dreaming. I imagined hiking the Inca Trail and watching the sunrise over the historic site. I imaginedContinue reading “Machu Picchu was just as I imagined: Beautiful. Ancient. Inspiring.”

13 course tasting at Maido in Lima

Our 13 course dinner tonight at Maido in Lima was one of the best meals of my life. The flavors were phenomenal and complex without being over the top. The service was top notch and the atmosphere was elegant, yet still comfortable and casual. This was a meal to remember. Amazing! 21-Aug-2017 Lima, Peru

An Experience in Colombia

“If we get kidnapped, we’re going to feel really stupid,” Theo says to me as we get ready to go to a local Colombian’s apartment for drinks. Two nights prior, we met our new friend, Marcos, at a bar across the street from our hotel. We were struggling with our Spanish as we ordered drinksContinue reading “An Experience in Colombia”

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