Expat, Peru, Uncategorized

UPDATE – Facing challenges living in Peru

So it has already been over a month since I have returned from my 5 week trip in Chile and Argentina, and what a challenge it has been to be back. I feel like I have not updated you all on my Peruvian living situations, because everything has been focused on my last trip. However,… Continue reading UPDATE – Facing challenges living in Peru

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Argentina, Travel

16 Activities I did in Mendoza, Argentina

What could be better than fresh air, wonderful tasting food, cheap accommodation, bike rides through a calm city, and how can I forget to mention. WINE. Mendoza, Argentina home of their wineries and food! Que ricoooo! RERICO. My time in Mendoza was spent walking the city, biking and exploring, doing a little bit of hiking,… Continue reading 16 Activities I did in Mendoza, Argentina

Argentina, Travel

Couch Surfing in Mendoza, Argentina – Gone Wrong

My FIRST time using couch surfing didn't go the way I planned! So, I decided to try something new, maybe learn a little bit more, and meet a local while saving some money as well. I contacted him in Chile, he accepted my request, and when I left for Mendoza, I felt very secure and… Continue reading Couch Surfing in Mendoza, Argentina – Gone Wrong

Argentina, Chile, Uncategorized

Taking a bus from Santiago to Mendoza – Conflicts, Views, and Tips!

When I travel, I always have some type of "plan", but I always know things happen to get in the way of the "plan" so I am always ready to be flexible with what happens. I read up a lot on if it was worth buying a bus ticket from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza,… Continue reading Taking a bus from Santiago to Mendoza – Conflicts, Views, and Tips!

Chile, Travel, Uncategorized

5 reasons why I loved Santiago de Chile!

Has somebody ever told you not to do something because something is boring, not fun, not worth it or something along those lines, and then you do it and it was the best decision ever? That is how I feel about the city of Santiago in Chile. I originally was only planning on going to… Continue reading 5 reasons why I loved Santiago de Chile!

Chile, Life Advice, Uncategorized

The Santiago Scam – First Few Minutes

There I was! I took my first few steps out of the airplane in the Santiago airport in Chile. The emotions taking over my way of thinking. I was nervous. No, I was excited. No, I was ready! Or so I thought. I had just got done talking to a nice Venezuelan family who was… Continue reading The Santiago Scam – First Few Minutes