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 wasContinue reading “The Santiago Scam – First Few Minutes”

Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution

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 overallContinue reading “Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution”

The benefits of traveling

Where to start! So you want to know the benefits of traveling?! What could possibly be so great about traveling long term. Well, let me tell you that traveling is not all about sitting on a beach all day drinking margaritas – but I can do that more often now since the ocean is likeContinue reading “The benefits of traveling”