Le Soleil Restaurant; l'orange duck with sauteed fruits and vegetables

Dining at Le Soleil Restaurant in Cusco, Peru

Despite my food sensitivities or wanting to stay in my comfort zone, I always try to immerse myself in a culture’s cuisine when I travel. And while Cusco may have some of the best Peruvian food in the country, it’s a luxurious French restaurant that stands out among the rest. If you’re looking for a fine dining restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or simply seek reprise from all of that guinea pig, then you should definitely make a reservation at Le Soleil Restaurant.Continue reading

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With 150+ Amazing Ways to Save, You Have No Excuse NOT to Travel

It seems like no matter how much you save or what you do to earn money, life gets in the way. You get a promotion, but suddenly have to replace the car engine. Or pay for a vet bill. Or have a huge co-pay from that trip to the dentist. Each time life comes up, your travel plans seem farther and farther out of reach. If you want to amp up your game and save money for travel, then you absolutely need “The Clumsy Traveler’s Baller on a Budget Travel-Saving Guide.”Continue reading

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6 Powerful Ways You Can Travel and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

California’s latest heat wave has scared the shit out of me. I mean, I always knew climate change was real. But as I drove on the 101 freeway in record-breaking 120º F weather, I knew the earth was changing rapidly. Carbon emissions, nuclear waste and deforestation are just some of the manmade terrors that are destroying our planet. And while travel doesn’t help the earth, our inner voices are telling us how much we love to explore. So how can you satisfy your love for travel and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time?Continue reading

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How to Travel With Endometriosis and PCOS And Not Die of Pain

What started as an inconceivable, awful pain in my lower intestines turned into a diagnosis. A diagnosis that meant I would suffer from two painful diseases that would manifest not just around my “time of the month,” but all month, every month. Despite the excruciating pain and discomfort, I’ve learned how to travel with endometriosis and PCOS. Here’s what I’ve learned and how you too can travel without letting it ruin your holiday. (LADIES ONLY)Continue reading

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Staying at Malibu Beach Inn in Malibu, California

As the sun started to set, shades of pink and purple began to hug the sky. It was at this same time that a pod of dolphins and two curious sea lions poked their heads from the gentle ocean and played in front of our balcony. We clinked our glasses of champagne, enjoyed the crashing of the waves and enjoyed this incredibly blissful moment. It appeared that we had found heaven by staying at Malibu Beach Inn.Continue reading

That Time a Peruvian Shaman Changed My Life (For the Better)

Cusco is one of the most spiritual places on Earth. People travel from all over the world to absorb the energy of this magical city. From purchasing crystals to drinking ayahuasca, locals and tourists alike believe these practices will aid in your spiritual journey. I decided to embark on my own journey by visiting a Peruvian shaman and it changed my life. Continue reading