How (Not) To Cross The Border from Peru Into Chile

I left off in Arequipa, the second-largest city in Peru and the town from which Logan and I traveled to the Colca Canyon. It’s been a while since I posted, I know – and I still have a lot to share with you guys (like, three more countries’ worth of stories), which I plan to do over the

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Peru is For Lovers: Cusco, Machu Picchu and Arequipa

Okay, so in a lot of ways, Peru wasn’t the most romantic setting in the world. But it’s who you’re with that matters. Logan and I really enjoyed our time exploring all sorts of landscapes throughout Peru. We saw deserts and jungles and beaches. We met friends from Peru, Switzerland, Argentina, South Korea and the

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3 Days in Lima’s Most Artsy, Imaginative Neighborhoods

I’m writing this update from the common area of our hostel in Cusco, looking at a wall that’s brightly painted with birds, flowers and leaves – an accurate portrayal of the colors and sights of Peru. Cusco is our second stop, and also the base for our trek up to Machu Picchu, the famous Incan

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2 Days in London

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’ve decided to really buckle down with regard to my finances, which means I probably won’t be doing much traveling anytime soon. With airfare to Europe at an all-time low, it’s been tempting to break this resolution – but so far I’ve stuck with it. If I can

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Memorial Day Weekend, Tacos at Big Star + Upcoming Travel Plans!

Going “back to work” after a long weekend is kind of weird when you’re a freelancer – mainly because you never quite feel like you’re out of the office in the first place. I took it easy last weekend weekend (minus some minor freelance applications and social media maintenance) but only because most of my clients were

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Coachella

It’s the morning after my week-long adventure in Southern California, and I have a hangover. Not the kind of hangover that’s induced by drinking and partying (though there was certainly some of that), but a travel hangover. If you’ve traveled a lot, you know what I’m talking about. The afterglow of a fantastic trip can feel

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