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Travel Deeper with Gareth Leonard

I’m Gareth Leonard and this is a story about leaving behind everything comfortable I knew, in search of a dream…  I hope you don’t mind if I take a brief pause from the “Travel Deeper Australia” series to bring you the first ever T2T Trailer. This bad boy is long overdue, but it’s finally time I explain what this site …

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Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

I passed through Ica, Peru for a few nights to check out the Huacachina oasis and to ride sandboards and buggys through the desert. Here is a short video of my sandboarding experience on the sand dunes of Huacachina, Peru. If you notice, the snowboarding approach didn’t work very well because the sandboards were very sticky, the straps unstrapped easily …

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My Hare Krishna Experience [VIDEO]

Here is some footage I shot from the Eco-Truly Park in Chiclayo, Peru as I spent 5 days learning about the Hare Krishna religion, eating like a vegetarian and developing my yoga skillz. Read all about My Time with Hare Krishna here

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HOW TO: Cook Peruvian Food Like a Local [VIDEO]

Food is our common ground. It’s a universal experience that brings people together and makes them feel comfortable. Today, a small family kitchen in a quiet neighborhood on the outskirts of Lima, Peru served as that bridge as I gathered up some local Peruvian friends to teach me how to cook two traditional Peruvian dishes. Learning to cook Peruvian food has been …

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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 …