Ikigai

  • My Heart Will Always Be in Kingston
    If home is where your heart is, then mine will always be in Kingston. It’s taken me five continents, 55 countries and 29 years to appreciate her charm.  After all, the city of Kingston has really shaped who I am and who I strive to be. She’s given me the ... read more
    Source: Annie Kingston – Catch Me If You CanniePublished on 2017-07-07By Annie
    2 weeks ago
  • The Ultimate Machu Picchu Post: Hiking Salkantay
    Traveling has taught me a lot. Sure, there's the whole, "experience the culture", "don't ignore your wanderlust", "be a phrase that you'd see on Pinterest"; but among those, I learned a lot about myself. The most surprising one? I'm outdoorsy AF. Sure, I enjoy a nice hike every once in ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-07-06By Lauren Bernal
    2 weeks ago
  • Las Tres Hermanas Colombianas
    If Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena were sisters …Bogota:  Bogota would be the responsible one, her maturity shaped by the years spent looking after her sisters. Bogota was 9 when her parents decided to divorce and she’s the only sister who still remembers what it felt like when her home became ... read more
    Source: Annie Kingston – Catch Me If You CanniePublished on 2017-07-06By Annie
    2 weeks ago
  • Find Your Happy Place
    I’ve been working remotely around the world for almost a year. Travelling through fifteen different countries and over twice as many cities. That means I’ve slept in countless different beds. Slept on every type of pillow you can imagine and some that you wouldn’t want to. I’ve lived out of ... read more
    Source: Janet Rouss – getrealbrandingPublished on 2017-07-03By jrouss
    2 weeks ago
  • I Thought My Spanish Was Improving. Then I Moved to Argentina.
    I was feeling pretty proud of my progress in picking up Spanish along the way as I travelled through Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. It was slow going at first, but I felt like I was hitting my stride when I traveled to Arequipa, Peru with my mom. She’ll be ... read more
    Source: Erica Brooks – Unraveled TravelsPublished on 2017-06-29By Erica
    3 weeks ago
  • Lima, que linda!
    My tour of South America was just beginning with Colombia - and I knew that Peru had a LOT in store. The month ahead had a ridiculous amount of side trips, a visit from two friends, and a couple of my own world wonders in store. But, let's not get ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-06-22By Lauren Bernal
    4 weeks ago
  • Being Here
    If you know today’s date, then you know I’ve been slacking on this blog post. I’ve been putting off writing for awhile now, every day making up a new excuse: I’m too busy with work, I’d rather grab a drink with my friends, I have to watch OINTB/House of Cards/Master ... read more
    Source: Mai Hanoon – whereammaiPublished on 2017-06-13By whereammai
    1 month ago
  • Comuna 13, Y Mas Medellin
    The end of the month was filled with tourist things, given as the beginning had a lot of local touches and a taste of home (complete with an island vacation). Getting back to reality (or whatever it is that I live) meant catching up on work for the rest of ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-06-09By Lauren Bernal
    1 month ago
  • Side Trip City: Santa Marta, Cartagena, Casa en el Agua
     Bein' real straightforward  on this blog post because it entails SO. MUCH. A jam-packed little portion of this month features islands, beaches, and betches, oh my! Let's begin, shall we?This week I:went to a really weird bar. And I'll show you why it's weird. I won't explain, won't go into ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-06-05By Lauren Bernal
    2 months ago
  • Lovely Lima & Beyond
    If the third time’s the charm, then my third visit to Lima, Peru really charmed me. I had visited the city eight and six years ago, first for a wedding and then to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Lima didn’t leave much of an impression on me back then. ... read more
    Source: Erica Brooks – Unraveled TravelsPublished on 2017-05-27By Erica
    2 months ago
  • You Guys! I’m Habla-ing…ish!
    Yesterday I arrived in La Paz, Bolivia, all by myself for a couple days of solo travel. For the first time ever, I spent more of the day speaking Spanish than speaking English. It was one of my proudest days on Remote Year. It was basic Spanish, but it was ... read more
    Source: Erica Brooks – Unraveled TravelsPublished on 2017-05-25By Erica
    2 months ago
  • Keen on Medellin
     My mom came to visit the first week of Medellin and everyone liked her more than me.We had planned a romantic vacation to San Andres together, one of the most beautiful places with water that I've ever been to.  We also tested her boundaries by getting her to jump off ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-05-22By Lauren Bernal
    2 months ago
  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Spend Your Food Budget at Maido
    No, I didn't make 13 cassette tapes; this isn't a post about the popular Netflix TV series (that I just happened to finish and honestly, what a tease that last episode was, ugh).Recently, I went out to dinner with three fabulous foodie friends to Maido, the number 8 restaurant in ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-05-15By Lauren Bernal
    2 months ago
  • That Time I Spent An Entire Week’s Food Budget on A Single Meal #worthit
    This weekend I saw a sign that said (in Spanish), “I want to be the lime in your ceviche.” Considering how much it resonated with me, I realized that Peruvian food might just be my love language. So when I had the opportunity to join some friends for a dinner at Maido, ... read more
    Source: Erica Brooks – Unraveled TravelsPublished on 2017-05-11By Erica
    2 months ago
  • QUIZ: Sex or Food: Which was I talking about?
    Take this handy quiz to find out. Stay tuned - follow up post to come (no pun intended).  ... read more
    Source: Lauren Bernal – Your Travel Blog SucksPublished on 2017-05-11By Lauren Bernal
    2 months ago