How Travel Can Change Your Life

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” – Santayana

I once read an article on what it meant to have the “travel bug”, and how it differentiated from merely taking a vacation once or twice a year.
Many people lust after photos and articles of other people’s travels and adventures and think, “I wish I could do that, they’re so lucky.” Continue reading “How Travel Can Change Your Life”

An Insider’s Guide to Quito, Ecuador

When it comes to South American cities, Ecuador’s capital is one of the most interesting for travelers. There are endless things to do in Quito, fantastic restaurants, friendly locals, and some interesting day trips from Quito as well.

With a sprawling UNESCO listed old town, and a modern new city, you can choose where to stay in Quito based on the things you want to see and do. 

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8 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Travel Routine

Staying healthy while traveling is not always easy. From dining out to lack of sleep and everything in between, people’s bodies can go into total shock when making changes to their typical routine.

These tips are my healthy habits to keep my body moving, feeling nourished, motivated and right on track when on vacation.

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How to Spend 3 Days in Ubud

You’ve probably heard about this magical city in the heart of Bali. Thanks to “Eat, Pray, Love” and “The Bucket List”, Ubud is becoming more commonly known as being a spiritual mecca with beautiful temples, rice fields, and coffee to die for.

Despite what the films (and the above photo) depict, Ubud is an absolute hotspot for tourists, which can be both good and bad. There are places to find peace and solitude literally right outside of the hustle and bustle, but the center of Ubud can be slightly overwhelming during the high season.

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