On our second night in Amsterdam, we wanted to have a little fun. We tried to rally a few of the other hostel guests to come into the city with us but only managed to convince our one new buddy, Corbin. We planned to go to a bar or club in the city and pass … More Amsterdam Part 2 – Red Light District, flea markets and new friends
I haven´t posted in ages; school became the top priority in the weeks following spring break. But I finally GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE on May 22, and I am now free to roam about the cabin. And by cabin, I mean Europe. In December, my travel-partner-in crime Sarah and I planned a two-week trip to Amsterdam, … More Greetings from the Netherlands!
Situated right on the Pacific Coast, Lima is a beachy, metropolitan city in Peru that holds onto its traditional Incan roots. Its fun, lively atmosphere, beautiful views and rich culture make Lima an ideal destination for young travelers. The city’s greatest perk is its affordability. With plenty to do outside, there are a number of … More 5 Things to Do in Lima That Won’t Break the Bank
My next two days in Lima were fortunately less eventful. I spent the majority of my mornings and evenings walking around to various hostels in Lima to carry out marketing duties with StudentUniverse. Tuesday afternoon, I took a break to take a walk around the main shopping area in Miraflores. The main street, Av. Jose … More The last hurrah in Lima
On my second day in Lima, I had a run in with a thief, but, on a positive note, found a beautiful park on along the coast of Miraflores. … More Day 2 in Lima: The adventure continues
I didn’t know what to expect of the Peruvian capital when I arrived; my focus leading up to this trip had been on studying for exams and finishing projects, and therefore I didn’t have the time to research every nook and cranny of the city like I would usually do. But from the moment I … More On my first day in Peru, I accidentally used the men’s bathroom
The journey to Peru had it’s ups and downs, but I’m finally here! … More Tales from my journey to Peru (it’s a good story, for sure)
I have been feeling uncharacteristically emotional and anxious lately. These feelings, I’m sure, are symptoms of stress from exams, lack of sleep, nervousness about my impending graduation and uncertainty about the future. This emotional tempest of late has caused me to be immensely introspective; I’ve thought deeply about who I am, who I want to … More The real reason I travel