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I made it! A Hike to the Seven Waterfalls: Day Trip in Sucre, Bolivia (Part 2)

Keeping with my theme of “making the most of my time in Bolivia”, we decided to check out the seven waterfalls (Siete Cascadas), located in a valley within the Sucre city limits.  You probably know I’m not much of a … Continue reading

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No electricity? How would I even survive?!

If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, or if we know each other in real life, you’ll probably know that most of my travels take me to “developing countries”. While I don’t love this term, I realize that it’s the … Continue reading

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Why I’d Rather Be an Expat Than a Constant Traveler

People always wonder how I’m able to travel so much. Often people are jealous, but I don’t think they really understand what it involves. I’ve based my whole life around this nomadic lifestyle, which has a lot of excitement but … Continue reading

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Getting Sick is Never Fun

Nobody likes getting sick – that’s a major understatement!  Your throat hurts so you can’t eat.  Then you’re exhausted and nauseous because you haven’t eaten anything.  You can’t sleep because you keep coughing, and then you’re super emotional because you’re … Continue reading

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Making Friends is Hard To Do

When people move to a new place it’s often hard to see how they’re actually doing.  Their Instagram feed is filled with pictures of delicious food, beautiful beaches, and fun parties.  It looks life they’re having a blast and so … Continue reading

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Starting a New Project – Expat Coffee Club

I enjoy writing a blog. Although it’s a lot of work to keep up with everything, and even more mental energy to lay things out in a nice way with pictures, I find it gives me a real sense of … Continue reading

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“I hope they don’t hear this at home…” – Keeping risks hidden from friends and family

Life is full of risks.  Period.  Growing up we learn how to cope with the risks around us. Traffic is dangerous, so cross at the lights. Germs are dangerous, so don’t eat food off the floor Strangers are dangerous, so … Continue reading

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