Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Havasupai Falls

Perhaps I am a glutton for punishment. But the thing that first caught my eye about Havasupai Falls was not the constant stream of Instagram photos. Instead, it was that you’d have to backpack 10 miles in, with an elevation drop of 2000 feet, to reach these mesmerizing waterfalls — and then, of course, hike… Read More Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Havasupai Falls

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

What to Pack for Colombia: the Carry-On Only Colombia Packing List

As a platinum member of the no-checked bags club, I’m all about packing versatile items that can get squished without a problem. When it came to packing for our 10 days in Colombia, I had to do some extra planning to make it all work because, well, Colombia’s geographical diversity also means a whole lot… Read More What to Pack for Colombia: the Carry-On Only Colombia Packing List

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

A First-Timer’s Itinerary for Discovering Colombia 

Over the past few years, Colombia has become quite a trendy destination for many. While Cartagena has long been a cruise ship port of call, the rest of the country had long been only on the path of more adventurous travelers. If you’re considering booking a flight, here’s a first-timer’s itinerary for 10 days in Colombia… Read More A First-Timer’s Itinerary for Discovering Colombia 

International Travel, Travel Photography, Travel Stories

The Many Gorgeous, Glorious Doors of Cartagena

It’s impossible to visit the city of Cartagena without noticing its gorgeous doors and colorful buildings. Well, these days it’s impossible to avoid them even if you don’t visit, as Cartagena’s doors are an Instagram favorite. Even I, someone who’s not a fan of “Instagram hot spot” trends, could not resist its allure. The rainbow… Read More The Many Gorgeous, Glorious Doors of Cartagena

International Travel

Want an Authentic Colombian Experience? You’ve Got to Play Tejo

When I travel, I always try to look for some sort of local thing to experience. Whether that’s attending a flamenco festival in Seville, spending a day with the Longhorn Miao in Guizhou, or in Colombia, playing tejo with a local. If you’re headed to Colombia and want an authentic Colombian experience away from all… Read More Want an Authentic Colombian Experience? You’ve Got to Play Tejo