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?
Are we already rolling into October?! My how the month flew by! It’s getting hot, hot, hot here in Santa Cruz and I’m missing the fall weather back in the States. I can’t even look at my sister’s Instagram account anymore full of over-sized sweaters and scarves, spiced chai lattes and chili-making. We’re from Minnesota so(…)
Is it Monday already?! Last Thursday JC and I skipped town for a long weekend of exploring and traveling throughout Bolivia’s eastern lowlands and it turned out to be a spectacular little trip! We spent full days hiking up the Tucavaca Valley to breathtaking lookouts and waterfalls and enjoyed afternoons soaking in natural hot springs under the cool rain. It(…)
There’s spontaneous travel and then, there’s Machu Picchu. A trip to this South American world wonder requires planning, and a lot of it. Thus, 8 rookie mistakes no traveler should ever make while visiting Peru’s royal estate.
In which I return from a weekend getaway, recover from illness, and outline this week’s to-do list.
Oh how the weekends come and go faster than all of Facebook’s viral video fads. It was a fun one, to say the least, but way to quick! Between Zumba marathon classes and family get-together after family get-together, there wasn’t much time to get to my never-ending to-do list. Oh well, a late night dancing with giant(…)
This weekend was a good one — calm, productive, full of sunshine. We finally got around to some home improvement projects we’ve been wanting to simply start (but finished, too!) and yesterday enjoyed a taste-testing brunch of the city’s best salteñas which I’ll post later this week. If you’re looking for something to watch on the(…)