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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 Related Post My Time with Hare Krishna GarethMy name is Gareth Leonard, a Marketing Director … Continued

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 … Continued

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 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 … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: The Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

I arrived in Puno, Peru the day after New Years Eve in Cusco to experience the highest lake in the world. Lake Titicaca beats all other lakes in altitude as well as name, say Lake Titicaca 10 times and try not to laugh. My first stop along the great Lake Titicaca was visiting the floating … Continued

My Time with Hare Krishna

This experience would have never happened if it wasn’t for friend and fellow traveler Ayngelina from Bacon is Magic. We were having a chat one day while I was in Lima and she told me I had to visit Eco Truly Park, a Hare Krishna community outside Lima. As I began to explain that it … 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

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