If you’ve opened this then you’re probably planning to visit the majestic former Inca retreat, Machu Picchu (MP). When I went in September 2015, I was oblivious as to how far Machu Picchu was from Cusco and I underestimated just how remote this location is. I had just finished a three-month backpacking trip through Europe … Continue reading The Cheapest Way to Get to Machu Picchu
Ay Espana! Some of you may remember when I professed my love for Barcelona. If you don’t remember you can refresh your memory HERE. But Barcelona and Madrid are polar opposites when it comes to cities. Sure both have a never-ending flow of good wine and some of the best food you’ll ever eat. But … Continue reading Top Things To Do in Madrid
I would like to consider myself an avid bookworm. I absolutely adore books. BUT the reality is that as much as I love them I usually never have time to get through one. UNLESS I’m traveling. Put me on a multi-hour bus ride through the Balkans or along Australian coastlines and my nose is glued … Continue reading Best Books to Read while Traveling
Oh snap, your friend who is always traveling just came home. You thought they were somewhere sunbathing in SE Asia but now you're going to see them during the holidays. Don't stress, I have compiled here a solid list of last minute travel gifts for anyone with wanderlust. Amazon prime is going to be your … Continue reading Last Minute Travel Gifts for Anyone With Wanderlust
I often run into travelers that are so completely over visiting churches by the end of their Europe trip. I get it, there's that phrase "if you've seen one church you've seen them all." That couldn't be farther from the truth if we're talking churches in Europe. Each church is unique. Stylistically, historically and culturally. … Continue reading 10 Churches You Need to See in Europe
Two years ago I practically rolled myself out of Italy (from all the eating) and eventually ended up on the coast of Croatia in Split. The first thing I could think of was "Woah, I had no idea water could be this blue." It was a hue of turquoise, indigo, cyan, and teal all … Continue reading Kayaking the Adriatic: Exploring Croatia with CroActive Holidays
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There is this attitude embodied in Spain that is all about enjoying the best parts of life. Love, laughter and a full stomach (now I sound like one of those cheesy quotes people stick on their walls). But really though, the people are gorgeous and welcoming. The food is hearty and some of my personal favorite. … Continue reading 10 Things to do Your First Time in Barcelona
I know all of you folks have been scrolling on Instagram, looking at all of these skinny broads effortlessly posing on the edge of an infinity pool in Thailand. But LISTEN UP, us chubby chicks like to travel too and dammit we are absolutely KILLIN IT! I can say this because I am PROUDLY one … Continue reading Travel Tips From a Plus Size Woman
not my proudest moment.