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Gentle Giants: Why You Should Visit an Elephant Sanctuary

Gentle Giants: Why You Should Visit an Elephant Sanctuary

Yesterday we (Carley, me and two fellow travelers) visited an elephant sanctuary. There is a woman at my friend’s place here where we are staying named Naree. She works for the Saowapon family whose friend gives tours of this sanctuary. This tour has been one […]

Bangkok at a Glance

Bangkok at a Glance

Booking.com So Bangkok was absolutely insane. My best friend, Carley, and I arrived around 2am on November 19th to the Bangkok airport. We took a taxi to the hotel we had booked for our first night but the hotel looked quite sketchy and the taxi […]

Next Stop Thailand | Why We Chose Thailand as Our Next Destination

Next Stop Thailand | Why We Chose Thailand as Our Next Destination

For those of you who don’t know me personally, I have been completely all over the map lately, pun intended. My best friend, Carley and I have wanted to travel together ever since I left for Chile last July. I mean we’re young and we’re […]

Reverse Culture Shock: Chile to Canada

Reverse Culture Shock: Chile to Canada

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. Dealing with culture shock can be pretty hard sometimes. […]

Tips for a Semester Abroad

Tips for a Semester Abroad

I feel now that I have completed my studies here in Santiago, Chile I can provide some tips to those of you who are about to embark on your own study abroad adventures. These are pretty broad tips and don’t just have to do with […]

Cusco, Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu

Cusco, Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu

I am so thankful for my time in Peru! Cusco So after leaving our little paradise in Lima we jumped on a plane and arrived in Cusco. Cusco is everything I imagined South America to be like. Many women walking up and down the cobblestone […]

Lima, Peru

Lima, Peru

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. Wow. My time in Lima was absolutely amazing. One […]

My Big Chilean Bucket List

My Big Chilean Bucket List

So I’m off to Peru early tomorrow morning and I’m pretty excited. However, once I get back from Peru I have a lot of time to kill in Santiago and most of my friends here will be travelling. My friend Allison, however, will be here […]

Penguins, Patagonia and Proposals!

Penguins, Patagonia and Proposals!

This weekend was absolutely insane. I flew into Punta Arenas with three friends who left to do the W trek through Torres del Paine while I went to explore Punta Arenas. I ended up sleeping in the airport for awhile because we arrived so early […]

How I Named My Blog and What Not To Do When Naming Your Own

How I Named My Blog and What Not To Do When Naming Your Own

Booking.com Hello! My name is April and I’d like to introduce to you my blog. I know I’ve had it for a while but when I started it I wasn’t quite sure to what to call it. All I knew is that I wanted to […]