• Sand, Sun, and a LOT of Screaming: Adventures in Huacachina, Peru

    The only oasis in Latin America, the town is best known for its dune adventure activities.

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    7 Ways I Was Wrong About the Galapagos Islands

    I truly thought I possessed a pretty realistic idea of what I’d experience when I finally made it to the Galapagos Islands. I was wrong.

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    The Perfect Peru Hop Itinerary

    Planning a Peru Hop itinerary of your own? Here’s what you need to know.

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    Searching for Condors in Colca Canyon

    The highlight of any of my trips is ALWAYS an incredible animal experience. Peru was no exception.

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    Accidentally Poisoning Myself in Bangkok

    I learned two important lessons: just because a food SOUNDS healthy doesn’t mean it always is, and more does not mean better.

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    My Machu Picchu Misadventure

    Welcome to my Machu Picchu Misadventure, where everything that COULD go wrong with my one day train trip to Machu Picchu, certainly DID.

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    8 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Colca Canyon NOW

    Machu Picchu, smachu picchu. An equally awe-inspiring wonder awaits adventurous travelers willing to get just a bit off the well worn Lima-Cusco-Machu Picchu track: Colca Canyon.

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    Colca Canyon Tour: Alpacas & Altitude Sickness

    I was psyched to visit small villages, to experience the majesty of the world’s second deepest canyon, and most importantly for me: to hopefully see some Andean condors!

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    Traveling to Taquile Island in Lake Titicaca

    Very important side note: Every time I type Taquile Island, it autocorrects to Tequila Island. Who cares if it’s only Wednesday, it’s been a rough few days and the autocorrect powers-that-be are sending me a sign, so I’m seriously debating pulling out some Jose and downing a few shots.

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    Exploring Lake Titicaca and the Floating Islands Controversy

    Do the indigenous Uros people actually live on the floating islands or not?

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