Why Free Isn’t Aways the Best Option

The inspiration for this post came to me as I lie on a thin mattress on the ground under blankets that clearly haven’t been washed in a few years. There’s a spider on the wall next to me and one of the windows is missing, always inviting in the cold and occasional rain. I haven’t…

Colombia is an Avocado Lovers Paradise

If you know anything about Californians, you know that we’re crazy about our ‘cados. We’ll take them anyway we can- in a smoothie, on a salad, in a burger, in our Chipotle guacamole, or just straight up with a spoon. Coming from California, you can imagine the look on my face the moment I saw…

IN the beginning…

I know my travel blog is fairly new and I am behind on content, but it’s hard to keep up with new posts while on the road trying to experience new countries. Thank you to the 4 followers I do have (haha) you guys rule. I have so many great ideas for McKenna’s Miles and…

It’s Only Funny Until Someone Gets Hurt… Then it’s Hilarious

One of the few downsides of traveling: although there are many ups, the downs are inevitable. I might look like Sloth (the monster) from The Goonies, but that doesn’t stop me from still feeling like Chunk! Last night, my face got a little too familiar with the Argentinian mosquitos. My friend Sananda whom I met…

Travel Young, Travel Solo

Of course we all have commitments at home we can’t run away from, that’s why i encourage you to travel young, and travel solo! As soon as I turned 18, I bought a plane ticket to Europe without asking my parents, or even having enough money to fund the trip. I didn’t care. I was…