If you’re looking for a peaceful, idyllic place while in Colombia, be sure to make a stop in the vibrant town of Guatapé, Colombia, which is surrounded by a lake and the monolith rock, Piedra del Peñol. The rock is a highly sought after attraction of Guatapé, where visitors can climb nearly 700 steps to the top, giving a view of the beautiful countryside and lake below. Getting there is inexpensive from Medellín, and it’s a nice escape from the busy city. Continue reading “Guide to Guatapé, Colombia”
Mixed opinions. That’s what I received when I started telling people – friends, family and some strangers – that I was planning to visit Colombia. The violence and instability that plagued Colombia for several decades is still fresh in many people’s minds, particularly my parents. Continue reading “Guide To Medellín, Colombia on a Budget”
Ahh packing – pretty much my favorite thing to do (insert sarcasm). I’m always super jealous of the travelers I meet who love packing, or who can properly pack within a few hours. For me, packing isn’t necessarily hard, it’s the decision-making process that haunts me (and often amounts to me questioning just how much clothing to bring). I created a list for my two-month backpacking trip to India, but after two-months, here’s what I really needed, and what you may find you need to pack. Continue reading “What to Pack for Backpacking in India”
If you’re going to India, you’ll probably find yourself on a bus at some point, so here’s a little look into what it’s like on those long, bumpy bus rides across India. 🙂 Continue reading “What Most Bus Rides Through India Are Like “
Headed back to Italy for more bread, pasta, gelato, pizza and wine. This city on the coast takes a few twists and turns to get to, but is so so worth the journey. The absolute perfect vacation destination…
Continue reading “13 Things To Do in Positano, Italy”
Teeming with squawking seagulls, salty air, and friendly locals, Santa Barbara is a lively town full of history and stunning architecture, yet far enough outside of Los Angeles to create a relaxing and slower paced atmosphere. I only had about a day and a half to spend in this coastal town, but that was more than enough time to make me fall in love.