Letters From Latin America: Pachijal Forest, Ecuador

By , 20 May 2020

My previous host, Tanya, told me about this riverside paradise in Quito, Ecuador, owned by her paren...

Letters From Latin America: COVID-19 Quarantine In A Colombi...

By , 27 April 2020

Even when COVID-19 started making headlines, I didn’t take it too seriously. Until it reached the ...

Letters From Latin America: Baños, Ecuador

By , 9 March 2020

I’m here in Baños, Ecuador and I’ve only heard rave reviews about it and its outdoorsy stuff. T...

Letters From Latin America: Montanita, Ecuador

By , 27 February 2020

I’ve been volunteering at the same place, Hostel Esperanto, for over a month. Purposely so because...

Letters From Latin America: Guayaquil, Ecuador

By , 18 February 2020

"There’s really not that much to do in Guayaquil. I probably would’ve been a bit bored being her...

Letters From Latin America: Cusco, Peru (Part 2)

By , 30 January 2020

Cusco has grown into familiar territory. I wander the streets without checking my maps for direction...

Letters From Latin America: Cusco, Peru

By , 2 January 2020

If you ever come to Cusco, Peru, don't make the same mistakes I made.

Letters From Latin America: Riberalta, Bolivia

By , 26 November 2019

The worst is always when I enter the cabin only to have my heart stop for a second because I see a t...

Letters From Latin America: La Paz, Bolivia

By , 17 October 2019

I think it’s official. I’m allergic to water. Me, who drinks water from the taps in India and do...

Letters From Latin America: Madidi National Park, Bolivia

By , 2 October 2019

Did you know that, instead of trains, the metro system in La Paz is cable cars? So cute. Naturally, ...