Buenos Aires, Argentina: Bridges and Boats Photo Story

During my trip to Argentina over Labor Day weekend I spent a fair bit of time walking around by the water. I was staying at the Hilton Buenos Aires for part of my stay so due to the location I naturally had to walk around here frequently to just to get to the places I [...]

Buenos Aires Photo Story: Walking From Plaza de Mayo to La Recoleta

Back over Labor Day weekend I took a lovely trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Iguazu Falls. On the second day of my trip I walked over 10 miles throughout the town Buenos Aires to get from the Plaza de Mayo to La Recoleta and then continued to the San Telmo area. Below are some [...]

Exploring Ica, Peru: Paracas, the Ballesta Islands, and Huacachina

While I was planning my trip to Peru, I happened to recall a photo I had seen on a friend’s instagram years ago from Paracas. The reason this stood out to me was because of the fantastic desert landscape. After a couple quick searched, I realized this was actually a very feasible day trip from [...]

Exploring the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru

When traveling to Lima, one thing that came as a surprise to me during the planning process was how many different ‘districts’ Lima has. During my trip I spent two days in the Miraflores area and then two days staying in the Historic center. However, there are several other areas that I could have just [...]

24 Hours in Bogota, Colombia

Bogota was my first stop on my mini South American adventure. As I mentioned in previous posts, Bogota wasn’t initially my intention this trip. I’ve certainly wanted to go to Bogota, however, with this trip, it was simply just a way for me to maximize my travel time. I did not expect to fall in [...]

How I successfully planned a Spontaneous Long Weekend to South America

My trip to trip to South America was extremely spontaneous. Almost a month ago now I kind of randomly ended up having five days in a row off instead of just the weekend like I initially requested. In addition, the way my schedule worked out made it so I basically had six days in a [...]