Journey of a nail tech

The pandemic has made me rethink my career choices and what I want in life. There was a time where I was ALWAYS working and I stopped enjoying life. During the lockdown, I started to rekindle my love for nails again and nail art. Starting out is surely hard so I've started a list to... Continue Reading →

Machu Picchu

A place I dreamed about going to when I was a child and didn’t think it was ever possible for me to go.  I am not an outdoors person and have NEVER camped in my life however, I felt the journey to Machu Picchu required at least a journey that might help me be one... Continue Reading →

Puno, Lake Taticaca

Puno is the city gateway to get to Lake Titicaca and this lake borders both Peru and Bolivia.. I guess I spoiled the next stop for me. This is the place with floating islands that are self made and families will make these islands to live together but when there is a dispute, they can... Continue Reading →

Cusco, Peru

I booked a tour with G Adventures which included transportation to Cusco and OH MY, there is difference in altitude that my body felt. I stayed in Milhouse - very social and clean - good location and I enjoyed staying here. The staff were frikkin awesome and it is such a good social hostel.Altitude sickness... Continue Reading →

Peru 101 + Lima

Peru was the place I started my South American travels and what a place to start :). My main plan was to hike Machu Picchu and for this, I would've booked a tour. At the time I was looking, it worked out similar to price for me to book the hike and travel around Peru... Continue Reading →

CUBA 101

Stuff you need to know before arriving in CUBA - because it's a process itself! Streets of Trinidad Getting to Cuba I flew from Mexico and I managed to get a visa at the airport during check in with Interjet for $25 USD (cash only) and this is a piece of paper that you need... Continue Reading →

Amazon

One of the great wonders of the world and I would’ve never thought I would get there! It’s a place I’ve dreamt about as a mystical place filled with exotic animals and crazy insects which all seemed to be true. I did some research and you can enter the Amazon through Peru, Brazil, Colombia and... Continue Reading →

Rio, Rio, Rio

Rio, Rio, Rio.  My transfer from Paraty took me directly to my hostel which helped as it was getting dark. Now, I’ve stayed in Rio twice during my trip. This was before and after going to Transcoso, Bahia.  Firstly, I really enjoyed staying at El Misti Hostel - it was really lively, the staff were... Continue Reading →

Paraty / Ilhe Grande

I was making my way up from São Paulo so I caught a bus from São Paulo’s bus station - I went to the company ‘XX’ stand (I am still trying to find this bus ticket so will update when I find this) and brought my ticket there that took me to Paraty.  Paraty is... Continue Reading →

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