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Have you always dreamed of swimming with sea turtles? Then check out this post; you'll find photos, video and all the details on how to plan your own trip to Akumal, Mexico (only a short trip from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, or Tulum!)
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Swimming with Sea Turtles in Mexico

Hello friends! I know it has been a while since I’ve written about my travels. Lately, I’ve been trying to focus more on ‘helpful’ posts about things like simplifying my life and finding balance … but at the same time, it’s fun to talk…

May 19, 2016
Photos + details from the Quarry Trail (a gorgeous alternative to the Inca Trail.)
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The Quarry Trail + Machu Picchu (A Photo Journey)

As most of you lovelies know, I’m currently in Peru and I’ve been doing a lot of trekking (which I’ve already written about here.) So I wasn’t planning to write this post, because I didn’t want to bore you with more of the same…

April 9, 2016
Showing up when times are tough isn’t always easy - but more often than not it’s worth it. I was reminded of this on a recent trek through Colca Canyon in Peru, one of the deepest canyons in the world (twice as deep as the Grand Canyon!)
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Perseverance + Finding Joy in Colca Canyon

Fall seven times, stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb If we’re friends on Instagram you might recall that I’m in Peru and a few weeks ago I attempted to hike to Lake 69 – a gorgeous alpine lake set in the Cordillera Blanca mountains.…

March 30, 2016
Bryce Canyon is worth a visit any time of the year, but it's extra special in the winter! Here are 5 reasons you should plan a winter visit!
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5 Reasons to Visit Bryce Canyon in the Winter

When I was planning this roadtrip, I was a bit hesitant because the only time we could fit it into our travel plans was now (February … ie: the middle of winter!) I was especially worried because I was really, really looking forward to…

February 22, 2016
All the details of how I afford long term travel (and practical tips to help you afford your own adventure.)
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How I Afford to Travel

I’ve been travelling around the world on and off for fifteen years, sometimes long term and sometimes on short holidays. But regardless of how I travel, or where I travel, there is one thing I’m always asked: How do I afford to travel? I’m…

February 17, 2016
A photo journey through the Alhambra, Granada's moorish palace - plus tips for planning your visit.
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Exploring the Alhambra

I’m going to say something that may not reflect well on me … but after spending 3 weeks in Spain, I’m starting to get a bit blasé about things. Like palaces, or fancy cathedrals, or cheap wine (nope, still super excited about the wine!)…

December 13, 2015