La Pepita Inn | Las Lajas

There’s a small Bed and Breakfast in Las Lajas where we stayed for two nights on our way to Bocas del Toro from Playa Coronado, and it was lovely.  Two rooms to rent out and a cabin out back, this place was very cute and quaint. Below is a review of my experience. 1. Staff…

City Guide: Cusco, Peru

Cusco totally stole my heart, I’ve got to admit. I planned to stay two weeks and ended up staying five. This city felt like home and I found some favorite spots along the way.  I highly recommend ALL of the below places to you if you’re headed to this beautiful city. Below are my favorite…

Melissa Wasi Bed & Breakfast| Pisac, Peru

If you are looking for place to stay in Pisac, Peru, Melissa Wasi is the place!  I have been in Peru for six weeks traveling all over the country at a fast pace, finding it difficult to leave the Cusco area.  I felt drawn to spend some time alone in the Sacred Valley. I spent three…

Where to stay in Peru on a budget

When we first booked this trip I had no idea just how far the US dollar would take us.  As it turns out, Peru is one of the most affordable countries I have ever been to.  Meals are consistently around $5 and accommodation (at hostels) is always $10 or under.  A big bonus for us…

PeruHop Tour Company

When planning a trip to Peru one of the first things you’ll probably ask yourself is “How on Earth am I going to get around to all those locations without breaking the bank?!”  That was my first thought, anyway.  With so many spread out destinations in one country you need to really think about transportation…

Casa Falleri | Barranco, Peru

After roughing it in hostels for the first few days, Tyguenne and I were excited to check in to Casa Falleri for our first weekend in Peru.  We first found the hotel by roaming around the neighborhood in search of a good bar because we heard Barranco was THE PLACE to get our first pisco…

Hostel Ruthensteiner | Vienna, Austria

After a rough first few days back in Europe, I can’t begin to explain the solace that came when I walked into this Vienna hostel.  I was greeted with a welcome card, a bottle of wine and endless smiles.  They literally turned my entire trip around! I’m always rattling off about how important the staff…

5footway.inn | Singapore

When I was researching places to stay in Singapore, I found 5footway.inn via Facebook, surprisingly, and was intrigued by the cutesy name and marketing.  I thought to myself, “Five feet…that’s about my size.  That’s all I need.  Perfect!”  Just a little space to call my own for a few days while I explore this new…

The Backpack | Cape Town, South Africa

As soon as I got off the plane in Cape Town, I got that feeling again…butterflies!  In my head there was music playing, people smiling and I knew…I just knew right away. “I’m really going to like this place.” I traveled over 24 hours to get to Cape Town from Bangkok.  Three trains, a bus…

Tommy K Yacht | Glyfada, Greece

As an avid traveler, I’m a big fan of alternative accommodation options like AirBnb, Hostels, etc.- I feel like it’s nice to mix it up your accommodation routine sometimes.  Recently I used a new service for the first time called HarbourSpot instead of my usual go-to’s.   HarbourSpot is an accommodation booking service for boats…