Author: <span class="vcard">kellyeprice</span>

Kelly was diagnosed with geographic ADD at the ripe old age of 14 when she took her first trip abroad, trading her native Texas for the wilds of Tokyo. Since then, she's devoted her life to exploring the world, living in Japan, China, and now the UK, and traveling as much as a corporate job would allow. Now she's devoted to creating a location-independent life by becoming a digital nomad.
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu… just a whisper of its name brings to mind an ancient lost city in the mountainous jungle that slept for centuries under vine cover, waiting patiently to be rediscovered.  Indiana Jones, eat your heart out!  It seems only befitting that this archaeological treasure trove be approached in the traditional way, on foot via the Inca Trail – a 4-day trek at altitude through steep terrain, where you feel just like the ancient Incas must have felt when they finally broke through the jungle after such a long walk to find a shining city on a hill.

Cusco: Ancient Incan Capital

Tips for Visiting Cusco – ‘Bellybutton’ of the Inca Empire The name Cusco actually means “bellybutton” in Quechua, the language of the Incas.  They named their capital city aptly, as it sat in the dead […]

Americans in Cuba

How can Americans go to Cuba? Just a quick post because a few people have asked me how – as an American – I was able to go to Cuba. The answer is quite simple, […]

Lima:  Lovely Coastal Capital

Guide to Lima We flew into Lima after sunset, so it was difficult to appreciate the geography of the city in the dark.  That said, as we drove in from the airport, it was clear […]

Galapagos Islands:  Home of Crazy Castaway Critters

Visiting the Galapagos Islands Traveling really helps you to appreciate the small things in life.  For example, in our hostel in Quito, the hot water was not exactly…hot.  Small thing, but it has a big […]

Quito:  Andean Mountain Retreat

Quito After my wonderful time in Paraguay visiting dear friends, encountering strange critters, and experiencing a road trip South American-style, it was time to head up to Ecuador to meet my friend Valerie.  Val is […]

Paraguay:  Landlocked South American Central Hub

  To travel to Paraguay, I flew from Panama to Asuncion directly – one of the few direct flights available to Paraguay’s capital! Nestled in the center of South America, Paraguay is a bit of […]

Panama:  Gateway Between East and West

  Situated just south of Costa Rica in Central America and joining the two continents of North and South, Panama is a true crossroads, joining Pacific with Atlantic, North with South, and tradition with modernity  […]

Cuba:  Island with Soul

  Cuba – No Man’s Land for Americans I actually didn’t know if I was going to Cuba until the day before I left.  Apparently, deciding to go to Caribbean islands during the peak of […]

My (Belated) Gap Year…

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