10 Cool Things to Do in HAMPI: Chasing Sunsets and Climbing Boulders

Rachel first visited and wrote about this beautiful landmark back in 2014. You can read her original post here. With the help of one of her close friends, Jules, we've given this post a much needed update. Here's your guide to the best things to do in Hampi today! I, Jules, first made a last

Favorite Cenotes Near Merida: Santa Barbara Cenotes

There are thousands of cenotes in the Yucatan. Cenotes were actually made when the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs hit earth! You can read about the giant crater the cenote created, the Chicxulub crater, at that link. Living in Merida, there are so many cenotes near Merida to choose from. While it's fun to tour

Ask Me Anything: How in Shape Do You Need to Be to Travel India?

As part of my Ask Me Anything series, I answer common questions I get from readers. You can read other AMA posts here. In this article, I want to answer the question of how in shape do you need to be to travel India or if age is really a factor in coming here. I

Living in a Van Full Time: How to Travel the World in a Van

Ever heard of "van life" or seen those wanderlust-worthy photos of couples traveling around in an old-school VW van looking like the most free-spirited people ever? Living in a van full time is what Nadia and David do, so I asked them to take a minute to tell you guys what van life is and

16 Things You Need to Know Before a Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh India

I am so happy to share this guest post with you about what to expect at a yoga retreat in Rishikesh! A yoga retreat in Rishikesh, India (“the birthplace of yoga”) can be a truly life-changing experience.  In fact, it’s an experience I think everyone would benefit from having at some point in their lifetime.