• 7 Reasons I Love Antigua: Guatemala’s Cutest Colonial Town

    Antigua was the last stop on my Guatemalan adventure, and the first place that I traveled to with Shanti.

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    Northern Argentina’s Cozy Cafayate: Wine and Wandering

    Three of my favorite things in life are travel, budgeting (I’m a sick freak like that), and wine. Cafayate, Argentina was the perfect combination of all three.

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    Making Old New And Sustainable Cool: Hotel Carlota in Quito Ecuador

    Visiting Hotel Carlota in Quito, Ecuador is like coming home, only more chic, more comfortable, and more sustainable.

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    My 10 Favorite Animal Encounters in the Galapagos Islands

    Spoiler alert: The Galapagos islands totally surpassed my expectations.

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    Joy and Journey Guide to Rio de Janeiro (for Tourists AND Expats)

    Save yourself the trouble and skip the duds to cut straight to the best of what Rio de Janeiro has to offer.

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    Friendly Cultures Fair in Mexico City / La Feria de las Culturas Amigas 2017

    Mexico Citys annual celebration of cultural diversity and international relations is called the Friendly Cultures Fair. Dont miss it!

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    How to Safari Without Leaving the Americas: See Lions, Tigers, and Bears OH MY!

    You don’t need to make it all the way to Africa and pay for a pricey safari to have an incredible animal adventure.
    Just come to Puebla, Mexico’s Africam Safari to see all your favorite animals (and then some).

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    Introspective Antigua: Photo Essay

    The slow pace and beautiful scenery of Antigua provided the ultimate backdrop to my outer aimless wandering and inner reflection on strengths and demons.

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    What I Didn’t Expect in Puebla, Mexico

    I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I was surprised at what I found. I’m now back in Puebla, and again struck by the same first impressions that hit me over a year ago.

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    My Travel DREAM List

    Personally, I don’t have a bucket list. I have only a really general idea of how I want to live my life (with kindness, love, and as much adventure as possible), but I don’t really know how that’s going to manifest in reality.

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