Supplements I Will Never Travel Without

1. Probiotics – This is an obvious one but an important one since dysentery while traveling is a common occurrence. Therefore building and maintaining the digestive flora of your gut while traveling is a top priority. These helpful bacteria are an essential part if our immune system and play a role in digestive health. Start taking them before you travel to get a head start … Continue reading  Supplements I Will Never Travel Without

Quit Your Job & Travel: Reality or Impossible Dream?

Should your quit your job and go traveling? It may sound like a romantic fairy tale but for some it is a true reality. Nina Ragusa writes in the Huffington Post: Why Quit Your Job and Travel is the Worst Advice Ever. I don’t necessarily agree. It’s true it’s not for everyone. Ultimately we are saying the same thing and she speaks from experience I … Continue reading Quit Your Job & Travel: Reality or Impossible Dream?

Getting a Tourist Visa for Brazil on the fly in Lima, Peru

I wanted to go to Brazil and I had an opportunity but I wasn’t sure I should go. Going to Brazil was great but was it the right thing for the moment? I would be traveling with my brother in South America but the Brazil portion would be by myself. By the time I decided for sure there were no appointments available at the San … Continue reading Getting a Tourist Visa for Brazil on the fly in Lima, Peru

Street Art of Santa Theresa, Rio de Janeiro

Santa Theresa is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro. Compared to modern neighborhoods like Copacabana and Ipanema, it is ornate, spray painted and much of it could be considered run down–but it has a unique to itself charm. According to my Airbnb Santa Theresa host, it began as a convent on the hill and grew as people sought better air and more … Continue reading Street Art of Santa Theresa, Rio de Janeiro