Work Exchange: The Best Way To Visit Peru

How I lived, traveled, and worked in Peru for one month, and had the most incredible time. (As originally published on Worldpackers.)   After studying abroad in Europe for a year and traveling all around the continent, I was dying to explore another part of the world. Since I had graduated university and had no …

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Conquering Rainbow Mountain, Peru

As originally published on GoNomad Months before I traveled to South America, I saw a picture of Rainbow Mountain somewhere on this vast internet. The second my eyes touched the image of the thick stripes of vivid colors plastered across the mountain’s surface, I decided I had to go there. I was determined to see this …

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How To See Baños, Ecuador in Three Days

The best things to do in the adventurous city of Baños, Ecuador. A trip to Baños is necessary for anyone looking to dive headfirst into Ecuador’s lush natural scenery. Known as both “The Adventure Capital of Ecuador” and the “Gateway To The Amazon”, Baños allows travelers to immerse themselves in the mystical beauty of nature while …

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My First Volunteer Experience in Ecuador

After over two weeks in Ecuador, I feel like I've had an authentic local experience. Getting to stay with local families has deepened my appreciation for the culture and enhanced my Spanish speaking skills, and witnessing the natural beauty of the land has completely blown my mind. So far I have explored the capital city …

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