Bucket List: White Water Rafting (Class III in Cusco, Peru)

I’ve always been a bit scared to go white water rafting, even though it has been at the top of my list for years…because I hate cold water. And when you go rafting, chances are, you’re going to end up in the water at some point. Lucky for me, my raft didn’t tip even though […]

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Bucket List: Blessed By A Buddhist Monk (Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia)

Thank goodness I got the playful monk. Throwing water on me while giggling and smiling was obviously adorable, but an unexpected bonus because it was 100 degrees outside…and the only sweater I had to cover my shoulders with was black and heavy (Iwasthisclosetopassingout). Angkor Wat is obviously the must-do when you go to Cambodia…and if you go […]

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Bucket List: Mud Bath In A Natural Lagoon (Chilca, Peru)

They say the lagoons in Chilca, Peru are the fountains of youth, which heal all your aches and pains. …that remains to be seen, but I can tell you one thing…it smells like $%^&. I know, I know. I never cuss on here. I keep my posts family friendly. But there was no other way […]

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Bucket List: Dine At Maido (#13 Restaurant In The World; #2 in Latin America)

Marked Maido, #13 on the world’s top 50 best restaurants list and #2 in Latin America, off my bucket list this week!! We opted for the Nikkei experience, which was 13 delectable courses with wine pairings served in the most extraordinary fashion (sushi served on coral, anyone?!). And even though I broke the bank and am still […]

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Bucket List: Shanty Town (Lima, Peru)

Undoubtedly my favorite tour so far this year. Yesterday, for $50, I had a 4-hour private tour with the Community Leader of this town, a sociable woman who chastised me for not knowing more Spanish, and an English speaking guide from a nearby shanty town. And while I’ve greatly enjoyed Miraflores with its incredible restaurants […]

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