Wow, 36 countries and more cities than I can count have brought me to Cartagena, Colombia – the final stop of my around the world adventure. I was looking for the perfect place to finish off and so many people recommended this coastal and extremely beautiful city. It was also my birthday during my visit so I [...]
The first stop of my final country on my around the world adventure was Medellin, Colombia. Known for its Christmas light displays, Pablo Escobar, and a great nightlife, I was excited to explore the city and kick off my Colombian adventure. I would also have to opportunity to meet up with two travel bloggers: Dave [...]
On the second day of my New Hampshire Road Trip, I had the pleasure of visiting the Valley Snow Dogz. Located in Waterville Valley, these pups will take you on a winter adventure with their wonderful owner Lidia! In the fall when there is no snow, they can also take you on an ATV tour! [...]
In South America, there is such delicious fruit and during my stop in Colombia I decided to feature some of them in my Foodbyte. Allow me to show you one of the biggest Avocados I have ever seen and a fruit that looks like alien brains on the inside. Enjoy!
Relaxing in Huacachina powered me up with the energy to continue on to my next stop: Lima, Peru. Arriving in the capital of the country, I quickly met up with my friends Alejandro and Heather. A native of Lima, Alejandro showed me the ins and outs of the city and made sure I had the [...]
Taking a break while you travel is something I’ve advocated for a few times on this blog – especially when you are travelling long term as I do. After my incredibly amazing visit to Machu Picchu just outside of Cuzco, Peru, I made my way to the sand dune paradise that is Huacachina. The Hua [...]
When I set out on my around the world adventure, one thing I knew I wanted to do from the get go was visit Machu Picchu. Although I didn’t know to much about it, I was aware that it was one of the most spectacular places on Earth full of mystery and awe. I’d also [...]
Bolivia. Bolivia. Bolivia. Oh, how you amaze me. I honestly knew nothing about the country when I set out for South America. Looking at a map it seemed like a good way to get from Argentina to Peru. The British gals, Katie, Leila, and Julia had a fantastic time in the country and convinced me [...]
Easily one of the best days of my entire trip around the world was when I visited Mendoza, Argentina to do a wine tour. But this wasn’t just any wine tour. Not only do you enjoy glass after glass of delicious wine but you get to do it on a bicycle!! Amazing, right? After Katie, Leila [...]
The first half of my stay in Buenos Aires was pretty great. Exploring some of the neighbourhoods and learning about the city’s history on a walking tour was a lot of fun. I was never really a fan of tours but when I heard the word ‘free’ I jumped on it. I’m glad I did though. [...]
Having enjoyed time sliding down a rock waterfall in Paraty Brazil, my last stop in Brazil was Iquazu Falls, at the border of Argentina. The bus ride, via Sao Paolo was LOOOONG but it was made much easier by my travel buddies: Katie, Leila & Julia. The three British gals who I had met in [...]
After a fantastic time in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil I headed about 4 hours south to a lovely little place called Paraty. Complete with beaches, nature and even an old quarter with cobblestone streets, Paraty is a wonderful place to visit. The best and my personal favourite part about Paraty is the rock waterfall you can slide [...]
In Part II of Rio do Janeiro, Brazil, Brock cooks up a storm with his new travelling buddies Katie, Julia and Leila, chills on the Copacabana beach, then dances up a storm at the Samba School, one of the many great things to do when in the coastal city. The night’s festivities, full of dancing, [...]
My week in London, England was the relaxing break I needed after spending nearly a month in Kenya. Now, with 31 countries and over 9 months of backpacking under my belt, it was time to venture to the final continent of my RTW journey: South America. My first stop would be the continents largest country, [...]
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