I got weighed for the first time a few days ago when they fitted my harness to go bunjee jumping. I already knew i lost some weight as evidenced by moving down three belt sizes but i did not know how much. It turns out I have lost over 15 pounds in my 6 weeks of travel. I am skinny again! How did this happen you may ask. I walk for hours most days, eat my first meal at 3 or … [Read more...] about The Traveler Diet
Travel costs money. Even the cheap backpacker and hostel life can eat through a healthy nest egg in a shockingly quick amount of time. When I’m traveling and I check my account balances, my immediate reaction upon seeing the printout from the ATM is always “Oh my god, I’ve been robbed!” Then I take minute to think about my expenses and realize I’m just bad at … [Read more...] about Value Flashpacking: Three Favorite Destinations
This is the first of many more updates to come in the following weeks. I am taking us far back to the end of June when I spent a quick week in Peru . I really cannot say that bungee jumping is a highlight of my trip because nearly every day of the three months I spent in South America are highlights, even the bad days. But this video of me bungee … [Read more...] about Back to Peru: Are you ready? No…yes.
…days there: 89 …countries I visited: 3 …cities I spent at least one night in: 14 …days my stomach wanted to jump out of my body: 2 …times I used a laundry place: around 9 …bridges I jumped off: 1 …nights I drank alcohol: 65 …posts I wrote for this blog: 70 …nights spent camping: 0 …haircuts: 4 …times I got robbed: 0 …longest … [Read more...] about South America By Numbers
I started my week in Peru flying from Bogota to Lima at 5 am. But before i flew to Lima I heard about the Inti Raymi festival, the biggest celebration in Cusco. Despite an expensive domestic flight to Cusco, being able to participate in the festival and a chance to visit the Machu Pichu made the decision worth it. I slept most of the day and woke up just in time to see a little … [Read more...] about Peru: The Machu Pichu, Bungee Jumping, & The Inti Raymi Festival