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
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!
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!
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
Che! I am back! I cannot believe that whole trip went by that fast! It just felt like yesterday I bought my ticket to Santiago, Chile and then had two months to anxiously plan my first solo trip. Before I knew it, I boarded a plane, got scammed by a taxi driver, crossed the Andes… Continue reading Back in Peru – Post Travels in Chile and Argentina
Recently someone reached out to me and told me they were visiting Peru in the next year. I jumped for joy at the possible thought of someone coming down to Lima, and maybe seeing a familiar face. They asked me for advice on places not to go for lack of security, criminal activity, and overall… Continue reading Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution
Hello hello!! Today I am bringing you a review on the cute little hostel we stayed at in Huaraz. We stayed at the Nery Lodge, which resides in the western side of the city next to the river. The price was economically friendly. had breakfast, friendly staff, and located in a nice area! Isaac and… Continue reading Nery Lodge review in Huaraz, Peru