One of the things I enjoy most about traveling is documenting my adventures in as many forms as I can.
One of my long-time dreams is to go on an extended urban backpacking vacation through Europe, as my dad once did when he was young and living the broke Ph.D. life in Paris. I told my boyfriend about this dream not long after we started dating, and he said, “let’s do it.”
I don’t see the Citgo sign as the bus drives into Boston because my attention is on the man sitting next to me. The bus ride to Boston, once seeming days long, feels short this time.
In Canada, kids get Good Friday and the Monday after Easter off from school, so my family and I flew down to New York to spend the weekend. This means that this is the third month in a row in which I have been in New York. This also means that I have been in New York once a month
This past long weekend I visited my friends in New York City, and we spent the weekend alternating between exploring (read: shopping) the city and hiding out in her apartment from the cold. As expected of being in NYC, I spent quite a bit of money. After all, is there anything else to do there? Friday, February 12: $22.50 Bus
This is the last installment of my Christmas blog posts, with a grand finale in New York City! Our original plan after the Amazon was to go back to Quito, but the night before leaving we asked for recommendations and our guide told us to go visit Baños (the place, not the bathroom – yes, we were confused too, because
Before I begin, this is a disclaimer that this blog post will probably end up being more of a photo montage of all the things. The next stop of the Lu family’s Ecuador adventure was the Amazon – the whole reason we went on this trip in the first place! We stayed at Yarina Ecolodge for three days. It’s a
Sorry for disappearing for a month – it was finals season, and straight after I was whisked away to Ecuador and the Amazon, where the connection was either spotty or nonexistent. No matter, now I have photos upon photos upon photos (and videos!) of my vacation and stories to tell! A little backstory on why my family decided to go