☮ at Lake Titicaca

After a month in Cusco and working at Loki Hostel, Lake Titicaca is just what I needed. This breathtaking lake, which is set at over 3,800 meters (12,000 feet), is nestled in the Andes and split by Peru and Bolivia’s border, is one of the most peaceful and beautiful places I’ve ever been. We spent […]

Where to Sleep, Eat, and Drink in Cusco, Peru

Spend one month anywhere while traveling, and you will easily get to know the local restaurants, bars, and quickly start frequenting many of them. This was the case for me in Cusco. A huge part of why I fell in love with this city was the delicious food, beautiful culture, great places to stay, and […]

Loki Loki Loki

We headed out of Huanchaco on a 1 a.m. Cruz del Sur bus to Máncora, Peru and arrived at our hostel in the morning after an eight(ish) hour ride. I came across Loki Del Mar hostel online a few weeks before my departure since I knew that we would most likely make it to this […]


After a long 14.5 hour bus ride, we finally arrived in beautiful Huanchaco – a small beach town near Trujillo. We stayed for six peaceful and relaxing nights. I absolutely fell in love with the place, and here’s why: Hostel Casa Amelia – In no way shape or form does this place feel like an […]

Peace Out ‘Merica – Hola Lima, Peru!

It was surreal when the time finally came to travel to South America for this incredible journey that I had been thinking about, talking about, and planning for some time. I was beyond ready though, especially since John (my boyfriend of three years) had been there for nearly three weeks already. It made me feel […]