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La Feria de La Lectura in Sucre, Bolivia

This was the culmination of my four months volunteering in Bolivia with BiblioWorks.org. We planned and organized the first ever literature fair in Sucre, Bolivia and were able to host hundreds of students and parents in the name of literacy on one beautiful day in April! Read all about my experience Volunteering in Bolivia with BiblioWorks.org

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T2T Summer Plans & Video Preview

I have decided to make a change this summer and focus my attention on something that has been lacking from this site. Today I pledge to you that Tourist2Townie.com will be focusing almost entirely on video over the next few months as I attempt to bring you into my world while traveling deeper. I have so much archived footage from …

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Changing Lives in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Sustainable social initiatives change lives forever and the visionary people who create these incredible projects that grow and impact the fortune of an existing community are who inspire me the most. There isn’t a more perfect example of this than what the Proyecto Horizonte organization is developing in the small town of Ushpa-Ushpa just outside the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia. …

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I Fink U Freeky Bolivia

A beautiful 4-day tour through Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia goes awry as The Blonde Abroad and I set out to shoot a music video to Die Antwood’s “I Fink U Freeky” instead of following the normal tourist protocol. The scenery was almost as epic as the dance moves, enjoy responsibly. Read about our 4-day tour to Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia …

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Salar de Uyuni: A Salty Photo Shoot

Salar de Uyuni is home to the world’s largest salt flats and makes for the most amazing photo shoot backdrop. If you search around the web you can find some pretty creative shots from Salar de Uyuni, so we decided to explore the space and snap some fun pix of our own. As I’ve mentioned before, Salar de Uyuni is …