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Settling in Sucre

Having reached Sucre, the Bolivian Capital (yes even I thought La Paz was the capital, however even though La Paz has all the official stuff, Sucre remains the capital city) it is time for me to put down some roots for a while. 376 more words


Finishing university!

I have abandoned my blog for a while in order to finish university and focus on my final exams and assignments – it is so nice to experience natural light and enjoy the sun without studying! 541 more words

Leaving The Dining Table

Strange week

Been a strange week really. I am on countdown to a trip home, got in the region of 113 days to go. It can’t come fast enough. 182 more words


Hey guys!

As you know I left Wellington on Thursday morning and arrived in Whanganui after a four and a half hour bus ride. For the bus company I chose Intercity because I heard mainly good things about them and they are apparently always on time. 569 more words

New Zealand

Subterranean Homesick Blues

While bopping around Twitter the other night, I noticed people tweeting about a power outage in Dublin 8.

Trigger pulled. My eyes watered and the homesickness hit hard. 405 more words


Riley: San Pedro de Atacama

     This past week I was fortunate enough to have some family members come visit me here in Chile.  I was pretty down in the dumps once my best friend, who came for a visit, left.   1,010 more words

Study Abroad

Introducing, Letters Home

The best advice I can give any traveler–no matter who they are or where their destination(s) or purpose of their travels’ lie–is to document their experiences be it through writing, picture-taking, collecting ticket stubs or postcards. 182 more words