The Ultimate Introduction to Japan – 20 Day Itinerary (Interview)

Welcome to the 8th 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, Sydney shares the highlights of her…
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7 Things We Loved About Arequipa, The Most Underrated City in Peru

While we were planning our Peru itinerary, we thought of Arequipa as merely a base before and after our hiking trip to Colca Canyon (one of the deepest canyons in the world). How wrong we were! After spending 5 days in Arequipa, we were stunned by its beauty, energy and cultural heritage, and it quickly became one of our most favorite cities in South America. Here are some things we loved about Arequipa, the most underrated city in Peru. Volcano…
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How to Spend Two Incredible Days in Copacabana and Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Visiting Isla del Sol in Bolivia was certainly one of our most unforgettable travel experiences in South America. This place is special for two reasons: First, Isla del Sol is believed to be the birthplace of the Incas so there’s an undescribable mystique in the air. Secondly, from here you can enjoy stunning, serene and less crowded views of Lake Titicaca – the highest navigable lake in the world. If you’re backpacking in South America, you’ll probably come across the…
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How to Spend 3 Amazing Days in Lisbon On A Budget

Good weather, incredible food, relaxed vibes, history & tradition. Those are the words that come to mind when describing Lisbon. There’s a certain je ne sais quoi about the city’s cobbled streets, colorful tiles and quaint old trams that’s hard to match. On this trip, we flew from London to Lisbon chasing the sunshine for a couple of days. Our budget was tight, so the aim of the trip was to spend time wandering at our leisure, feeling and breathing…
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How To See The Best of Iceland in 3 Days (Interview)

Welcome to the 7th 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, Mayuri shares the highlights of her…
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5 Reasons Why We Loved La Paz + Best Things to Do

To be honest, I wasn’t sure I would love La Paz, especially after having already visited Uyuni Salt Flats and Sucre earlier on our trip in Bolivia. My assumption was that La Paz was a huge and crowded city and not particularly a relaxed one (actually quite the opposite). However, after spending 4 full days there, I can honestly say La Paz is a unique and fascinating city that is definitely worth the time. It is quite chaotic but at…
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A First Timer’s Guide to South Korea (Interview)

Welcome to the 6th 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, Aurelia shares her first trip…
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A Local’s Guide to the Most Stunning Parks in Buenos Aires

Looking for non-touristy things to do in Buenos Aires? Wonder where the local porteños actually hang out on weekends? Buenos Aires might not be famous for its green spaces, but relaxing in the park drinking mate with friends is one of our favorite pastimes on weekends. It is how we recharge and keep our sanity in this hectic city! Here’s a look at the most stunning parks and gardens that I think tourists should not miss when visiting Buenos Aires.…
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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 and decided to add it to our Bolivia itinerary right after Sucre. Read more: A Complete Travel Guide to Sucre, Bolivia On this blog post, I share the highlights of our 4-day stay – hopefully…
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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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