5 Things You’ll Actually Want to Do in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

When planning a Bolivia trip, you may come across traveler comments like “there’s not much to see and do in Santa Cruz” or  “Santa Cruz is not the real Bolivia”. We read those comments too, but rather than deter us from going, we grew curious to understand what is there to do in Santa Cruz and added it to our Bolivia itinerary right after Sucre. Read more: A Complete Travel Guide to Sucre, Bolivia On this blog post, I share…
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8 Off-Beat Day Trip Ideas from San Francisco, California

Looking for quick getaways from San Francisco? The Bay Area is full of hidden gems that can be easily reached and enjoyed as a short day trip. With miles of breathtaking coastline, pristine beaches, scenic drives and charming wineries, you’ll never run short of beautiful places to explore in Northern California. On this post, I selected 8 day trip destinations that I’ve come to love during our time in the Bay Area. 8 Off-Beat Day Trip Ideas from San Francisco,…
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Conquering the Everest Three Passes Trek in Nepal (Interview)

Welcome to the 5th edition of Travel Chats! Travel Chats is a monthly interview series where I invite fellow female travelers and bloggers to share their latest adventures. The goal is to inspire you to discover new destinations and get to know our contributors through their stories. The best part? They share their practical tips & advice (the good stuff you won’t find in a guidebook) to help you plan your trip. In this interview, Anya from travel blog Unexpected…
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5 Best Summer Travel Sandals (Cute and Comfortable) – 2019

When it comes to travel sandals, comfort, support and versatility are key. You want to be able to walk stress free all day – blisters or dragging feet are never a good look! I browsed the web in search for sandals that don’t sacrifice comfort for style and these are some of the designs I’d choose for a long day of sightseeing during a summer vacation. Read on to find the perfect pair of travel sandals (..that are cute AND…
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A Guide to Traveling and Learning Spanish in Sucre, Bolivia

As you’re planning a Bolivia itinerary, you’ve probably read that Sucre is one of the most popular places (in all of South America) to learn Spanish. If you like the idea of taking a Spanish course while getting to know the culture and history of Bolivia, but you’re not sure what to expect – this article is for you. After visiting the Uyuni Salt Flats and Potosi, we arrived in Sucre wanting to spend a week resting and to experience…
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The Perfect Itinerary for Slow Travel in Portugal (Interview)

Welcome to the 4th edition of Travel Chats! Travel Chats is a monthly interview series where I invite fellow female travellers and bloggers to share their latest adventures. The goal is to inspire you to discover new destinations and get to know our contributors through their stories. The best part? They share their practical tips & advice (the good stuff you won’t find in a guidebook) to help you plan your trip. In this interview, Claire from travel blog Tales of a…
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5 Reasons to Visit Potosi in Bolivia

Nowhere else in South America have we felt more emotional than in Potosi. A source of immense wealth for the Spanish has resulted in an equally immense pain for the indigenous population. This mixed legacy remains clearly on display in this unique Bolivian city and undoubtedly, no understanding of South American history can be complete without visiting Potosi. And only to imagine that we would have skipped the city altogether if not for it being conveniently located on our way…
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Most Romantic Destinations for Couples Backpacking in South America

South America has some of the most romantic destinations in the world, especially for those adventure & nature lovers. During our 4-month backpacking trip in Chile, Peru, Argentina and Bolivia, we visited a few places that really stood out as the perfect getaway for couples – whether it’s for the breathtaking views, the stunning architecture or the laid-back atmosphere. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are my top 5 most romantic destinations for those backpacking as a couple in South…
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How To Plan A Trip Like A Travel Blogger: 17 Practical Tips To Plan Your Next …

Becoming a travel blogger has significantly changed the way I tackle trip planning. I used to do the bare minimum when it came to research & planning but now I really care about finding off-the-beaten-path things to do, finding the best photography spots and inspiring my readers to visit a particular destination. To achieve that, I’ve come up with a checklist with travel planning resources and tools that I religiously go through during the planning stages of the trip. If…
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Beautiful Places to Visit Outside of Taipei (Interview)

Welcome to the 3rd edition of Travel Chats! Travel Chats is a monthly interview series where I invite fellow female travellers and bloggers to share their latest adventures. The goal is to inspire you to discover new destinations and get to know our contributors through their stories. The best part? They share their practical tips & advice (the good stuff you won’t find in a guidebook) to help you plan your trip. In this interview, Amanda from travel blog Scatabout shares all…
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