Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Woke up early to my new friend Kaitlyn's booming laugh. I tried tagging myself in one of her Instagram posts the previous night but accidentally tagged a guy from Hong Kong with a similar user name! He left a very confused comment on her photo and we couldn't get over it. Oops! After a very carb-heavy [...]

Getting to Venice, Italy

After two days with our 43 people tour group, little sub-groups started forming. I became good friends with two other girls from Texas and one from Miami, all of whom decided to room together in our hotel outside of Venice! We arrived in the late afternoon to an adorable hotel right on the beach. It was a [...]

Lima, Peru – Packing List

Lima, Peru – Packing List

The below packing guide is for Lima, Peru in the summer months. We went to Lima in May when the avg. temperature is 75° F. Multiply the clothing suggestions by the number of days you are staying in Lima. A few things to note when spending time in Lima: You will be walking a lot so [...]

Lima, Peru

Planning the trip to Peru was easy, but getting there was pretty complicated... Stage #1: The Move Our apartment lease came up at the same time as our trip and we wanted to move somewhere with a patio. Conveniently, we found an apartment right down the hall from our current one  - the only catch being [...]

Peruvian Trek – Background

You never know where life is going to take you, despite all of your travel lists and plans. Sometimes the best trips are ones formed out of love and surprises. Peru had never been at the top of my travel list, however, my dad has been talking about it for years. My parents were finally going [...]