When I first moved to Santa Cruz de la Sierra I was admittedly skeptical of my new home in Bolivia. Where were the towering peaks of the Andes mountains? And the perilous landscapes I came to expect from the images of Lonely Planet and National Geographic? And seriously, where are all of these cows coming(…)
A quick look at my visit to Sucre, Bolivia thus far through my Instagram feed. Plus, my top ten favorite inspirational travel and lifestyle Instagrammers for you to check out!
Sometimes it’s hard for me to admit, out loud, that my new home in Santa Cruz de la Sierra is not the most inspiring place for me to settle down in all of Bolivia. Call me an idealist, but I like to think the place where one considers planting new roots is somewhere that is exciting(…)
Oh hey! I’m on iTunes! In my interview with Mariza from the podcast A Broad, Abroad you’ll hear me dish on how social media stalking turned my dream job into reality, feeling like a foreigner in my own country, life in a tropical paradise and some of the woes of expat living and long-term travel…
Meet Marta, AKA “the arepa queen.” You’ll find her on the corner of Barbery Avenue and Alcayá Street from 4-7pm everyday with spatula in hand and a grin from ear to ear. She is, after all, dishing up her daily dose of happiness and lucky for you, she’s sharing with whoever’s in the neighborhood. A(…)
Learn everything you need to know about the local cuisine of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia as I eat my way through the fair. Cow’s heart, anyone?
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to work with Agua Yaku, an organization dedicated to bringing potable water to rural Bolivian communities by teaching villages how to use basic(…)
Meet Selva. She is the mother of one, grandmother of two and caretaker of ten.
Everything you need to know in ten convenient (and absolutely essential) tips to make the most of your trip to Bolivia.
And what you can do about it. In honor of World Water Day 2014, here’s a roundup of organizations to support in the effort to alleviate the world water crisis.
“The key to happiness is actually quiet simple. The love and care you have for everyone is the same love and care you also receive. Be open and friendly to everyone, not only to friends and family, and you’ll see happiness in life.” Meet Marcial. As a tour guide in his hometown of Uyuni, he(…)
“So come with me where dreams are born and time is never planned. Just think of happy things and your heart will fly on wings, forever.” – Peter Pan