Once-in-a-lifetime experiences, with strangers who turn into friends, travels are all about that. And getting lost in the desert of Bolivia. Somehow I wouldn’t have changed a damn thing.
Having the opportunity to pick up and change destinations on a whim is incredibly liberating. This is exactly how I found myself in Bolivia over the holidays. Adventures were back on tall order in this first of two parts on my week long stay.
What happens when there is political unrest in the country you’re backpacking through? Do you stay or do you go? Deep in my heart I knew leaving wasn’t an option, I wanted to finish what I set out to do. So, I stayed, and had a heck of a time making it to Machu Picchu!
Often times we view stopover cities as just that, a stopover. Not Cusco. This vibrant city in the Andes holds its weight against big hitters. Come and explore what it has to offer, you aren’t going to regret it.
For all the adventurous hikers out there in the world … if you haven’t put trekking into the Andes on your shortlist then what are you really doing?!
The best way to learn Spanish … is in a Spanish speaking country! First on my list of to-do’s in CA was a crash course in Spanish. What a whirlwind it ended being! 10/10 would recommend!
We are the culmination of all of our experiences in life. Here are some of my lessons learned from my first stint solo traveling!
Think you need a ton of money to go on a backpacking trip through Asia? Wrong! Here’s how I pulled off my trip on $30 a day!
Gateway to the orient, Singapore was the last stop of my first solo adventure. I only had a few days here, but definitely made the best of it! Chili crabs anyone?!
Java is truly an island with a thousand waterfalls and no better place to start exploring them than in Malang. Oh did I mention it’s home to active volcanoes?!