• My Favorite Places to Stay Under $100 a Night: Best Hotels and Hostels in South America

    From under $10 and up to $100, all of these best hotels and hostels in South America share one thing in common: VALUE.

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    A Visit to the Valley of the Moon: Valle de la Luna, Chile

    While San Pedro de Atacama wasn’t really my cup of tea, the Valle de la Luna (also known as the Valley of the Moon) was absolutely breathtaking. Literally.

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    How to Choose a Language School Abroad

    Choosing a language school can make a HUGE impact on your language learning ability. A great school will aid your quest in becoming fluent, while a bad school may serve to only frustrate and confuse you.

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    I’m Fostering a Rescued Street Dog from Guatemala

    Guatemala doesn’t have almost any shelter facilities nor general population interest in adoption, so I decided to bring Shanti home to Mexico.

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    My Horse Riding Accident in Middle-of-Nowhere Bolivia

    My long-time horse riding DREAM was about to turn from slightly uncomfortable into an absolute nightmare.

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    I GOT MARRIED!

    I have a REALLY REALLY REALLY good reason for this total silence… and no, I haven’t run away to Thailand (again).

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    Schedule a Travel Consultation with Me

    What is a travel consultation? If you’ve got travel-relayed questions, I’ve got answers. A travel consultation provides personalized travel advice based on first-hand experience. A travel consultation is NOT the same as an appointment with… View Post

    Top Adventure Activities in Costa Rica

    If you’re seeking a vacation that is both adventurous and luxurious, Costa Rica should be top on your list of destinations!

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    Traveling to the US as a Foreigner? You NEED to Know About ESTA!

    Traveling to the US as a foreigner without a green card or previous visa can be a major headache and hassle. Luckily, the advent of the ESTA can save your day (if you’re from one of the lucky countries).

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    The 27 Most Unforgettable Memories from My 27th Year

    22 year old me would slap 28 year old me across the face if she knew that eventually, birthdays would no longer mean binge drinking and party buses and teetering around on high heels until the wee hours of the morning… but rather robes and (a few) glasses of wine and reading and a fabulous Middle Eastern feast whipped up by my partner followed by watching How I Met Your Mother reruns to be asleep by 10pm.

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