How to do Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of those places, I’ve realized, that many people aren’t sure how to get to. Before I went, I had no idea either as all I’d ever heard about was people hiking and sleeping at camps for days just to get there. Though that’s exactly what gets some people excited, it was exactly what made me think I might never go to Machu Picchu.

Why travel makes people better people

We travel to eliminate ignorance. We travel to see the world and uncover the beauty in it. We travel to understand that our way isn’t “it” or the best way or the only way. And we travel to return and spread that tolerance through the stories we tell and the pictures we share.

Ways to stay fit while traveling

Food is easily my second greatest love after travel. Which means when I travel, I think eating everything is part of the whole joyous experience. And it is. But I’m trying to learn balance, because when the trips start to add up, that means the scrumptious eats start to add up, which means the pounds start to add up.

Weekend Away: Two days in El Salvador

All I knew about El Salvador before I went was pupusas which, shame on me. And shame on you too if you’re nodding in agreement that that’s all you know about it. The country is warm in more ways than one, it’s tropical, it’s laid back and some people and companies there are doing some really creative, innovative things, like my new favorite jeweler Lula Mena.