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A list of travel items to use in 2017
Essentials Travel Items For 2017

2017 is finally here! Maybe you put travel more on your new year resolution list? If you did, great! Here are some essential travel items for 2017. The best of the best! These items will make your travels a lot easier, safer, comfortable, fun and more enjoyable! This post contains...

Mindo – Ecuadorian Cloud Forest

Mindo is in the cloud forest in Ecuador. It is only two hours from Quito. Mindo is known for its Butterflies, hummingbirds, and lush landscape . You can visit the butterfly reserve where you can feed the butterflies. If you are lucky, you can see...

How To Avoid Parasites While Travelling
How To Avoid Parasites While Travelling

Nothing is worse than ruining your vacation by being glued to the toilet or not being able to trust a fart. All I can say is, I feel you. After travelling in Africa and living in Ecuador, I have experienced parasites and stomach flu. This post...

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad
Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad

We live in a time where many young people prefer to travel the world or study at university or college. If you want both, why not combine it? It has never been easier to travel or study abroad. There is so many destinations and programs to...

Isveglio - The Secret of Ecuadorian Coffee
Isveglio – The Secret of Ecuadorian Coffee

Nothing is better than drinking a coffee without being interrupted. And by that, I also mean good, quality coffee. No Starbucks, instant or fuel station coffee. I have been drinking coffee since I was 16. I started with drinking Americano with no sugar or milk....

Baños Ecuador
Baños – At the end of the world

You have probably seen pictures of the swing at the end of the world.  That swing is in Baños, Ecuador. Did you know Baños means baths in Spanish? The city got its name after all the hot water-pools. In the last couple of years this...

Best Travel Gifts For Christmas 2016

This post contains affiliate links    Haven't figured out what to give your jet setter friend for Christmas? Don't worry! Here is a list of hot deals this Christmas!     Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places to See.  If you want to give your friend...

Climbing Rucu Pichincha, Quito Ecuador
Climbing Rucu Pichincha, Quito Ecuador

Last Saturday my legs were aching for hiking. My boyfriend and I couldn't find anything closer than Rucu Pichincha, which is just a couple of minutes from our apartment in Quito. The volcano is over 4696 meters above the sea! You might think that is...

Why I started blogging

I have always wanted to blog and have had a couple of blogs before this one. The first one was a photography website/blog I wrote when I first moved to Australia. It was fun the first couple of months, but after getting used to the...