• South America
  • Let’s Talk About Ayahuasca

    There’s a reason it’s taken me almost 9 months to post about my experience with ayahuasca. It’s not that I haven’t tried; in fact, I wrote not one, but two gigantic posts about it, taking great care to organize my thoughts into words that felt right, only to have them sit untouched in the drafts folder. So […]

  • South America
  • Amazon River Tour: From Iquitos, Peru

    I couldn’t find much information about Amazon River tours that left from the isolated town of Iquitos, so I’d like to help you guys out if you find yourself looking for the same information. We did a 3-day, 2-night tour of the Amazon while staying at Heliconia Lodge (booked through Viator) and it was fantastic. Here are […]

  • South America
  • Inca Trail Photo Essay

    Pete took so many incredible photos in Peru that it feels like a crime not to share them! Here’s our experience of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, told through his photos that I didn’t get to share in my other post. Day One Day Two Sayaqmarka Day Three Puyupatamarca Intipata Winaywayna Day Four Sun […]

  • South America
  • TravelBeet Monthly Recap: May 2017

    I can’t believe I’m typing this, but…our year of endless traveling is over! This will be the last monthly recap of its kind for a while. But please don’t shed a tear – we’re going to continue blogging. We have tons to write about from this past year, and we are definitely not done with […]

  • South America
  • Our “Meh” Time in Santiago

    I wanted to like Santiago. I really did. After hearing that it’s not exactly an easy city to fall for, I wanted to prove those people wrong, or at least have an open mind. When our plane flew over Chile, I couldn’t wipe the smile off my face – it was the most gorgeous, mountainous landscape […]

  • Africa
  • TravelBeet Monthly Recap: April 2017

    From east Africa to west South America, we had a lot going on in April! Here are some highlights and fun stories about our past month. Destinations Mauritius: March 25th-April 6th Johannesburg, South Africa: April 6th-7th Buenos Aires, Argentina: April 7th-8th Santiago, Chile: April 8th-16th Mendoza, Argentina: April 16th-19th Buenos Aires, Argentina: April 19th-25th Puerto Iguazu […]

  • Pacific Islands
  • Easter Island Photo Essay

    Easter Island is an insanely photogenic place. From the rugged coastline to the mysterious moai, it’s hard to take a bad picture. Here are some pictures you may not find in my other blog posts. Rano Raraku Quarry (my favorite spot on the island)  Coastline  Anakena Beach Ahu Tongariki Orongo Hike to Maunga Terevaka Other Moai […]