After hiking for 5 days and walking an hour straight up a mountain of stairs at 5 am we arrived at Machu Picchu, high in the Andes Mountains, and saw the sight we had waited all year to see: Everything was covered in clouds. We couldn’t see anything. We had finally made it to Machu […]
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Our secret destination is finally unveiled! After going through a variety of options we are currently on a plane to the most remote airport in the world! We’ll be spending 3 nights on Easter Island. It’s 2,336 miles from the nearest airport (Santiago, Chile) in the middle of the South Pacific. We’re hoping to get some […]
I mentioned in my earlier post about not surviving the Amazon Jungle that I stayed at one of the most unique lodges I have ever been to. The Tahuayo Lodge along the Tahuayo River is located 2 hours by boat up the Amazon and another 1.5 hours up the Tahuayo River from Iquitos. You walk in and instantly feel […]
So if you’ve checked out our RTW Itinerary page you may have noticed that we left off our last destination(s). We’ll reveal them on November 28th, but until then, we want you to guess where we are going! We are in Cusco, Peru until November 27, and then we have two more destinations before the […]
We spent 10 nights in Cusco, Peru and quickly fell in love with the architecture, restaurants and welcoming vibe of the city!
I sat down to write what I am thankful for. I got stuck. I sat at my keyboard staring at a blank screen, asking myself where do I start? After 30 minutes of writing, I deleted everything. Nothing I could write could explain the deep gratitude I have felt this year. I turned to Josh […]
One of my favorite sights to see when traveling is clothes hanging out to dry. I can’t help but photograph the colorful array of material brightening up the home. For me, they represent life and they catch my eyes every time. I hope you enjoy these photos of clothes hanging around the world: What signs of […]
Remember that girl who backpacks in dresses? I found out recently in Iquitos, Peru that she is not made for the jungle. But she did have a great time attempting to survive the past week with Amazonia Expeditions. The Tahuayo Lodge is one of the most unique lodges I have visited, and I’ll write more about […]
These little guys are elusive, but with a good guide, you can find them in the Amazon jungle. They are safe to touch as long as you don’t touch their backs, this one hopped all over our guide!
I love Vietnamese food. At least I love the Vietnamese food made at Hai Yen in Chicago, IL. I realize the Pho I eat there isn’t authentic, but it tastes delicious! So, in an attempt to make the most out of our month in Vietnam I borrowed a list of 100 of the most popular […]