How To Live In Peru For Free: My Work Exchange Experience In Cusco

How to live in Peru for free! Based on my own work exchange experience. As a hardcore budget traveler, I am always looking for ways to travel and explore the world without spending a fortune. I've had so many incredible experiences and I've never spent insane amounts of money. In this article, I'm going to …

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All Time Best & Worst Travel Moments

Reflecting on all my best and worst travel moments from the last few years. 2019 and the entire last decade are both coming to an end. I have to say 2019 was the wildest year of my life. I went through some crazy things this year, positive and negative. Reminiscing about these insane moments from …

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San Juan La Laguna Photo Diary

Summary of my day trip to the culturally enriching and artistic town of San Juan La Laguna, in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. For the last ten days I've been volunteering at GuateSUP, an awesome paddle-boarding tour company in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. My life here revolves around paddling, yoga and acroyoga, photography, shopping at the local market, …

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Volunteering In The Wild Coast, South Africa

My experience volunteering in the Wild Coast of South Africa, also known as the Transkei.  South Africa’s “Wild Coast” is accurately named. It’s a place where cows are more common than cars, where turquoise circular mud huts house the locals, and where kids can run free without any danger. It’s a place where the raw, …

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Transkei, South Africa: Women Power in the Nquileni Village

Today I learned about the incredible power of women in a rural South African village called Nqileni. I'm currently volunteering at the community-run tourist guesthouse called Bulungula Lodge, located in the wild and remote region of South Africa's Eastern Cape known as the Transkei. Check out this article for my entire volunteer experience: Volunteering In The …

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Volunteering on a Chicken Farm in East London, South Africa

For 10 days, Matt and I worked on a self-sustainable farm outside of East London, South Africa. We found this farm on Workaway, and had the educational but chilled experience we were hoping for. The owners, Vaughn and Pi, bought this hearty block of land after traveling the world and have been working hard to …

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Learning Permaculture in the South African Forest

My experience volunteering at a forest retreat near Knysna, South Africa.  The last week at Pachamama Forest Retreat has been my first true off-the-grid living experience. This little, self-sustainable community lies amidst the towering trees of indigenous forest outside Knysna, South Africa. Through eco-friendly technologies and the dedication of each person here, Pachamama exists to …

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