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5 Lessons We Learned From Long-Term Travel in Our Twenties (+ Why It’s the Best Decision We Made)

This post has been a long time coming! We actually wrote the original draft over a year ago as a guest post for a friend’s site. We recently needed to hear these reflections again ourselves and so we wanted to rewrite and share our lessons with our community here. Somehow, over two years have gone […]

March 28, 2017

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TRAILER: Why We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World (video)

It’s only taken us a year to put together a 15-second clip of our travels, but hey – better late than never, right? Stay tuned for more videos to come.. *ps- to learn more about our adventure, check out our travel page!

January 12, 2016

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#TravelbackThursday: Mendoza, Argentina

After last week’s post on our not-so-pleasant trip crossing the border from Chile to Argentina and our debacle trying to find our Airbnb after dark, we wanted to take this week to shed some light on why that was all TOTALLY worth it. Mendoza is a beautiful little city and one that we didn’t expect to […]

May 28, 2015

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Santiago to Mendoza – #TravelbackThursday

As excited as we were to visit Santiago, after a few days we became just as excited to move on and get to the largest wine producing area in Latin America – Mendoza! After an exhausting 23 hour bus ride into Santiago only three days earlier, we were relieved to hear that our journey to Mendoza would […]

May 21, 2015

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#TravelbackThursday: Our Quick Trip To Chile – 4 Cities in 5 Days

Writing our title, we realized we sound a little crazy. Chile is huge. How the heck did we experience it in only 5 days? Why did we rush it? Was it worth the quick trip? Today, we’re sharing our travels through San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago, Valparaiso, and Vina del Mar. First and foremost, for anyone that’s […]

May 14, 2015

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Surviving the Salt Flats | Uyuni, Bolivia

Sitting comfortably in the southwest of Bolivia lies the world’s largest salt flat, Salar de Uyuni. It’s a hair over 4,000 square miles and is rich not just in salt but also in lithium – containing over 50-70% of the world’s reserves. During the wet season, the Salar turns into a massive mirror which draws […]

May 7, 2015

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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – #TravelbackThursday

Before arriving to Cusco and Machu Picchu we had a preconception that this whole area was just a big tourist trap. We figured that every corner turned would be a new opportunity to be hustled. And for the hike itself, well that wasn’t going to be too difficult. Jordan was a tad more nervous than […]

April 30, 2015

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Top 10 Things to See in Cusco + Why We Fell in Love With the City

Maybe it was because we went in with no plans for Cusco but to acclimate to the altitude for a few days, but this city absolutely exceeded all of our expectations. We didn’t do much research aside from a quick guide provided to us by a friend who had hiked the Inca Trail a few years […]

April 24, 2015

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An Unexpected Homecoming

HELLO AMERICA!  As some of you have probably realized already through social media, we came back to America to surprise our families for Easter. While we are beyond happy that we were able to spend the holidays with our families, coming home was not an easy decision to make. Buying a flight home meant that we were cutting our […]

April 7, 2015

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Isabela Takes the Cake: Why It’s the Best Island in the Galapagos

When we first arrived to Isabela, it felt like we were starring in an old western film. There was one dirt road through the center of town and it seemed as though everyone was staring at us from their porch as we walked through with our massive packs. The remoteness of this island was evident […]

February 7, 2015

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