The main reason I decided to go on a cruise with Fathom Travel is because they promised an opportunity to volunteer in the Dominican Republic. I had always wanted to visit the Dominican Republic but I refused to do so by sitting by a pool at a resort. I even cancelled a press trip to the DR because the company… Continue reading
I have so much to say about how speaking Spanish with a Puerto Rican accent affected my trip to Cuba and I plan to write a separate blog post about it, but this experience deserved it’s own post.
Let’s talk about that one time I went to Fidel Castro’s house.
I only had about 7 hours to explore in Santiago… Continue reading
I never thought of myself as a cruise person, but Fathom Cruises claimed to focus on “Impact Travel” and that intrigued me. This company has a smaller boat, holding only 700 passengers, as opposed to the couple of thousand many other cruise boats hold. They also stay at cruise ports longer so that the passengers can actually interact with locals… Continue reading
In Bogotá, Colombia, it’s very common to see Chocolate Santa Fe on the menu. This popular drink is found on menus in the same area as coffee and tea. So what is it? It’s hot chocolate with cheese in it.
Stay with me here guys, I promise I’m not making this up.
How Chocolate Santa Fe came to be
Hot… Continue reading
I’ve written about why I don’t take time off from my workout routine while traveling and I’ve also posted some of my tips for fitness on the road, but recently I’ve gotten a lot of requests for the fitness apps I like to use. So, here are some of my go-to fitness apps, along with some workout suggestions.
In Colombia, you might see statues and images of a man with a heart-shaped hole in his chest. It’s creepy and beautiful, especially when you know the story behind the man the statues represent, José Asunción Silva.
José Asunción Silva was a Colombian poet, which is… Continue reading