The Moon or a Hot Air Balloon

by mishvo

My Favorite Hostels in the World

I feel like I’m almost too old for hostels these days. So before that time officially comes, I would like to do a little countdown of my top 8 favorite … Continue reading

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Of Mountains and Jungles: Our Two Week Trip in Peru Part 2

If you’re just tuning in, this is the second of a two-post series about a trip my friend, Jackie, and I went on in Peru. Check out part 1 here. … Continue reading

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Of Mountains and Jungles: Our Two Week Trip in Peru Part 1

Before coming to Peru, I was pretty psyched about “la costa, sierra, y selva” which, with my rudimentary Spanish skills, I assumed was some sort of authentic Peruvian delicacy. Hahaha … Continue reading

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Michelle’s “Lonely Planet” Guide to Puno, Peru

I was not impressed by the Lonely Planet guidebook section on Puno (and that makes me sad because I love Lonely Planet!). I went hunting for more details about Puno on … Continue reading

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Life in Rural Peru: A Photo Essay

The cookstove project we are working on focuses on people who live in the campo, or “the field” here in Peru. The campo is about 30 minutes to an hour away … Continue reading

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Jackie: The Newbie

24 years old from Norwalk, CA Jackie and I were walking in the streets of Puno the other day when we saw a woman bump into a young child and … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Alpaca Memes FTW

Alpacas are just as hilarious in person as they are on the Internet.

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hey There, Intern: YOU DESERVE MORE

Dear fellow interns of the world, You deserve more, and I don’t just mean monetarily (BUT THAT TOO). You are a skilled human, probably with a university-level degree or two, and … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

I’m Freezing and There’s Nothing I Can Do but Write About It

I am 1000% percent a warm weather and tropical beach destination type of girl. When I was choosing between South Korea and Thailand to teach abroad, the I chose Thailand … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

A Whole New Continent

I’ve been to a few places in the world, but never to Central or South America. That is, until now. Hola from Puno, Peru where I will be living and working … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 9 Comments

The Case of the Returned Traveler

I spent the past year living a stationary life in America. I realize I didn’t write much, and it wasn’t necessarily because I didn’t have anything to say, but because I … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Experience of the Baltimore Riots

I realize I posted some fear-inducing statuses on Facebook related to the riots in Baltimore… I got a lot of responses from people asking me if I was okay and … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Jordan’s Top 5 Favorite Places

If you think I’m well-traveled you should talk to my friend, Jordan. He’s been to 24 countries at last count (what’s the update, Jordan?) and has lived in about half … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

My Best Tweets from Bangkok

Throwback to 2012. Just found this in my drafts folder and brings back good good memories to feed my sudden wanderlust and sPrInG FeVer~ :)

March 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

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