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The Magic of Parque Tayrona

I was most looking forward to spending time in Parque Tayrona, or Tayrona National Natural Park. Situated just over an hour from Santa Marta, this park offered nature, hiking, and apparently some of the best beaches in Colombia. 391 more words


One check off the bucket list

I don’t even know how to start on my post about Iguazu falls. It was just absolutely incredible. The best way to describe it is indescribable. 815 more words


Last Week in Cuenca and Weekend in Saraguro

This week was our last full week in Ecuador. We had some final exams, we had some final classes, and we had some final moments here in Cuenca. 1,215 more words

Study Abroad

It’s a Small World After all

Before I discovered Facebook and Twitter, this world seemed so vast. Fast forward to 9 months of posting to my blog, Twitter and Facebook. On a daily basis, I receive over 50,000 tweets and comments from 40 countries. 88 more words

Clandestine Cake Club and Tres Leches Cake - Take 2

I’ve joined the Clandestine Cake Club, also known as CCC, to encourage me to bake different things and it’s an excuse to sit around eating and talking cake! 945 more words


Day 307 - Hacienda Valencia coffee plantation, Colombia

After getting stuck in our lovely hotel in the even lovelier Medellin for the past three or four days we got stuck in to a decent drive to coffee country today. 679 more words


Exploring Peru

My articles on Peru are starting to be published. Lots more to come, but the first are the hotel features, including one with one of the prettiest pools I’ve ever seen. 191 more words