Living In A State Of Bliss At Dreamsea

I haven’t been posting on my blog in a while for one simple reason: I’m incredibly happy. I’ve been so caught up in the day to day activities while living in Tamarindo, and I’ve been so content to live in the present moment that I haven’t even thought about writing much. I’ve been slacking on …

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

How to find balance and maintain a healthy lifestyle while traveling the world. I honestly can't decide which of these appeals to me more: a morning full of hiking and smoothies followed by an afternoon run and a huge salad, OR a morning full of napping in a park followed by an evening of fresh …

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5 Reasons To Continue Traveling After Studying Abroad

Why it is important to keep traveling after studying abroad. Nothing is more exciting than the growing popularity of studying abroad. Through various student-based travel companies and websites, people are becoming more and more aware of the benefits that accompany studying in a new country. Young people are leaving their comfort zones, catapulting themselves into …

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10 Best Things To Do In Quito, Ecuador

Affordable and fun things to do while traveling in Quito, Ecuador. Ecuador’s capital city can easily overwhelm travelers on their first day. From the busy roads full of wild drivers and the constant sound of car horns, to the crowded streets packed to the brim with persistent street vendors and pedestrians, Quito can be a …

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2016 Reflections

All I’ve been hearing for the last month or so is how terrible 2016 was. Between international wars, humanitarian crises, shocking political events, deaths of pop culture icons, natural disasters, and disgusting displays of unnecessary violence, sometimes it seems like the tragedies will never end. One might actually believe that 2016 was “a year from …

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20 Things I Learned At Lake Titicaca

Crossing things off your bucket list represents one of life's greatest joys. This week, I toured the world's highest navigable body of water, and therefore got to cross Lake Titicaca off my travel bucket list. This gigantic lake lies at the border of Peru and Bolivia, and is one of South America's largest lakes. After …

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Baños, Ecuador: Ama La Vida

Reflections and fond memories from my travels to Baños, Ecuador. "Ama La Vida" is a very fitting slogan for Ecuador, because it means "Love Life". This phrase is plastered in rainbow colors over every surface here, including buses, bridges, t-shirts, hats, street signs, bags, and building walls. But I've found that this slogan is more …

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