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Explore Chile: Adventure Is Out There

Explore Chile: Adventure Is Out There

YAS! IT’S ADVENTURE TIME! I haven’t been this excited since my first solo trip to Europe. Today, Mauricio booked a combo excursion for us to go horseback riding and white water rafting. I’ve never done either one before and so thrilled to finally get that […]

Explore Chile: Cajon Del Maipo

Explore Chile: Cajon Del Maipo

Finally touched down in Santiago after a day of travel fiasco. My travel buddy, Patty and I scoured through the terminal to find an ATM to dispense Chilean Pesos. The arrival area was compact but still difficult to locate a working ATM. Luckily, Patty was […]

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Santiago, Chile

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Santiago, Chile

Three days is nearly not enough to spend in Santiago, Chile. There is just so much to see and do for adventure souls like me. I was planning a trip to Santiago the week of my birthday and I wanted to cross off a few […]

Aquila Safari: Private Game Reserve

Aquila Safari: Private Game Reserve

No trip to Africa is complete without driving through the desert admiring “unconventional” animals in their natural habitat. On the Safari must see list are the Big 5: rhinos, buffalos, elephants, leopards, and of course Lions. Aquila Game Reserve is one of many Safari’s offered […]

Penguin Around Cape Town, South Africa

Penguin Around Cape Town, South Africa

The flight to Cape Town from Los Angeles was perhaps the longest I’ve ever endured: 11 hours to Amsterdam, and another 11 hours to Cape Town. I arrived into the city late in the evening. Exhaustion had taken over. My alarm blared at 9am and […]

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Cape Town, South Africa

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Cape Town, South Africa

As Day Zero looms, I dream about the time I traveled to Cape Town around my birthday in 2016. Everything was still lush and water wasn’t such an issue. So in light of everything that is going on in Cape Town, I decided to share […]

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Switzerland

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Switzerland

I dream of inhaling the crisp fresh air as I hike through the Alps. I see myself sitting on the mountain side devouring milk chocolates, creamy cheeses, and sipping warm refreshments as I admire this gorgeous panoramic landscape. My short visit to Switzerland surpassed my […]

Glamping in Julian, CA

Glamping in Julian, CA

I’ve been to Julian, CA once before on a glamping trip…AKA cabin trip. I remembered trying to trek three sisters falls but nearly fainted from the heat and the lack of nutrition in me. I recalled the spectacular view while crossing over streams, boulders, and […]

How to Pack for Ecuador

How to Pack for Ecuador

Ecuador is a fascinating country canvased with stunning picturesque landscapes, neighborly natives, and exotic cuisines. There is a phrase in Ecuador: All You Need is Ecuador. It’s true. Ecuador is surrounded by the Andes, the Amazon, and the Galapagos Islands. As desired as Ecuador is, […]

Ecuador: Day 2 – Banos to the Amazon

Ecuador: Day 2 – Banos to the Amazon

Luis is already waiting for us when we sat down for a quick bit to eat before we voyage on to our next adventure. On the menu today: fresh fruits, warm rolls, and huevo (eggs) cooked to our preference. The weather now is overcasting but […]