Here goes.

Okay, first post. The pressure’s on now.

I’ve been wanting to start a travel blog for years. Even before I started tramping around on my own, I knew it was something I wanted to do. My mother traveled extensively through South America during and after her time in the Peace Corps, and I grew up hearing her stories and wanting to follow in her footsteps. Later, when I was in college, I discovered travel bloggers like Craig from and Adventurous Kate who made me realize that independent, solo travel was totally attainable and maybe not so crazy after all! I vowed that after I finished college I would take a year or more to backpack Latin America on my own.

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