Occasionally I think I romanticize traveling. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore trying to communicate in a different language or exploring a new city. However, it is not always rainbows and butterflies just because you are away from home on an adventure. Often times you don’t hear about the difficult or not-so-fun parts, but
Lima, Peru
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Adventures in Lima, Peru

Lima, Peru

Sacred Valley, Peru

Cusco, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, and Pisac, PERU

Homeward bound – luckily!

LIMA —> NYC It’s not even 7 am and I’ve already been up for an hour and a half… No, this is not normal for me AT ALL. We finally returned back to the US of A last night after traveling from Peru all day long. My mom, sister, and I were yelling at each other

Machu Picchu – take 2

CUSCO, PERU We were lucky enough to be at Machu Picchu on the most beautiful day! So much joy being in such a beautiful place. Though it wasn’t my first visit to Machu Picchu, that doesn’t change the fact that it is breathtakingly beautiful no matter how many times you’ve been there. Standing there in

Running spots in Miraflores

Lima, Peru I’ve been slacking on my running this summer so no wonder I haven’t felt like myself lately. I’m lucky enough to be in Miraflores, Peru- the district in Lima where my Nona lives- and I had a fabulous run in the parks that overlook the ocean this afternoon: Parque el Faro (lighthouse park) and

Conversations at 30,000 feet 

I don’t know what it is about airports, or maybe what is about me, but people have a tendency to tell me their life stories in various airports and planes across the world. It’s kind of a beautiful thing, really.  
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