Many people dream about visiting the Galapagos Islands, but they cringe at the thought of their bank accounts dwindling by several thousand dollars. I was definitely one of these people until I figured out I was woefully wrong! Now be forewarned, I am not going to be explaining here how you can spend a week … Continue reading Galapagos on a Backpacker’s Budget
Traveling to London as a Harry Potter fan is a dream come true. I only had a few days there and wanted to make the best of the time I had. Here are some tips and tricks I learned along the way! Planning your trip: Rule of thumb: The earlier you start planning the better! … Continue reading Harry Potter Guide to London
Puerto Villamil, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador (22/12/2015) The Galapagos, the place where every island feels like a different planet and where under water feels like a completely different universe. This was a dream trip. One that I never thought I could afford. That is until my Ecuadorian brother Ramiro told me (almost) all his secrets about … Continue reading Los Galapagos!
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador (11/12/2015) It has absolutely been too long! This last half of the semester has flown by that I can barely believe I'm done! I handed in my last essays today, after a night of zero sleep, I feel surprisingly good. It has been a challenging few months. Academically, socially, emotionally...but I have … Continue reading 4 Mundos (Worlds)
Tena, Napo, Ecuador (25/10/2015) I can't lie, tears are welling up in my eyes at the moment. As I was doing the dishes just moments ago, my Ecuadorian dad Felix came up to me and initiated a wee talk about vulnerability. I have bonded with Felix and Chari on a number of things including Waldorf, … Continue reading De Vacas Feliz (From Happy Cows)
Quito, Ecuador (31/03/2016) Wow. It's sure been a while! Can't believe we're already 1/4 of the way through 2016! Feliz año (belated) to everyone back home! 2016 feels like the perfect year for facing fears, self-discovery, finding joy in the everyday, and maybe let's throw in a little bit of magic to make this one … Continue reading Feliz Navidad y Nuevo Año!
Pichincha, Pichincha, Ecuador (29/09/2015) Well, it has officially been one month since my plane took off on this wonderful adventure and thus I felt it time for another blog post for a quick update on life here on the equator 🙂 It is hard to believe how quickly time has gone by as I look … Continue reading Mindo, Music, Marzipan and More