A Weekenders Guide to Quito, Ecuador

Quito is a place I never thought of visiting. It certainly wasn’t on my radar until I found myself on a 2-day stopover in the capital city with absolutely no prior knowledge of it. (I can be quite the contradictory traveler. Sometimes I will have my entire itinerary planned out down to what bus number […]

The Pros and Cons of Taking a Tour in England

Ughhh, tours. I know. They don’t have a good rep amongst many travelers arguably because the moment you step on a tour bus, you lose the traveler title and become the much less desirable one: tourist. However, when you’re in a foreign city and lack the mobility of a local, sometimes hopping on a tour […]

How to Navigate the Louvre in Under 2 Hours

Yes, I know. The Louvre is this majestic place full of culture and history and all these extraordinary artifacts….and I still can’t help it. I am not a museum person. And trying to navigate past tourists, then through pots and bowls that were found 500 years ago, to try and get to a hall full of […]