Millionaire by 30

Last week I turned 28 years old and like many people, my birthday was met with a lot of reflection and evaluation about life. I was talking with my cousin who called to wish me a happy birthday and during our conversation, he helped me put things into perspective. Out of the blue he says, “well, … Continued

7 Things You Can Still Do as a Disabled Backpacker

Flying around the globe on a round-the-world ticket, diving into foreign cultures and going on exciting adventures is a valuable life experience – and not one that’s limited to young graduates taking a gap year before leaping into the world of paid work. Disabled people can experience life as a traveller too. There are more … Continued

What to do on a Dead Sea holiday

The Dead Sea, the lowest-lying point on Earth and one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water, has been fascinating visitors for centuries. While it’s technically a lake rather than a sea, it spans more than 800 sq km and is noted for the health-giving properties of its waters – in fact, it was one … Continued

A Memorable Christmas in Cusco

One of the greatest things about travel is how the people you meet dictate your decisions and experiences. I strongly believe that individuals are put into your path for a reason and it’s up to you to take advantage of the opportunity and figure out why they’re there. It was Christmas Eve in Cusco and … Continued

The VIP Section at Machu Picchu

Resting high above any good night club, looking down at the shleps who fight for a spot at the bar is the VIP section. A place where the rich and beautiful pop bottles and celebrate life. Back in the day, when Machu Picchu was the most exclusive nightclub in all of the Inca Empire, I … Continued

My Machu Picchu Experience

At 4:30am the alarm on my cellphone went off as I laid there staring at it. I hadn’t slept at all. I was just waiting with restless anticipation. The girls and I got dressed quick and met Juan Carlos in the lobby to set out into the darkness. It was day 4 of our trip … Continued

The Trek to Machu Picchu

This was one of those adventures that I will keep with me for my entire life. When I set out on my most recent trip to South America in October, I had no intentions of visiting Machu Picchu. My goal was to pass through Ecuador and Peru as quick as possible to get settled in … Continued

7 Facts About Macchu Picchu That Your Guide Didn’t Mention

For every tourist who is interested in anything that is connected with legendary historical monuments, miracles of nature and secrets of ancient tribes, Machu-Picchu is a must go place. As it is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, there are 7 facts about Macchu Picchu that your guide didn’t mention. According to the … Continued

69 Lessons Learned from Latin Lovers

69. Latin women love same-side sitting. I think it’s sexy if done with the right person and food selection (When eating ribs respect the space). 68. Chivalry isn’t dead gentlemen. Open doors, pull out chairs and offer your jacket. 67. Unlike American women, don’t expect Latin women to thank you for your chivalry, it’s expected. … Continued

The Poor Man’s Galapagos

Making my way south on the Peruvian tourist circuit, I grabbed a bus from Lima to Pisco to check out Las Islas Ballestas (the Ballestas Islands) and the Paracas Reserve aka “The Poor Man’s Galapagos”. I have to say, the bus ride from Lima to Pisco was the most beautiful part of this trip. I … Continued

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