Argentina Travel Tips

Argentina can be tricky for tourists, so here are some Argentina travel tips.  We stayed there for roughly a month over a few locations, and had a pretty good of how to get by. Getting...
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Mendoza, Argentina’s Lujan de Cuyo wine region: Oh god my liver hurts

It's not a secret that Alicia and I are wine fanatics.  Some of our favorites come from Mendoza, Argentina's wine region.  We went on a few tours of the popular Lujan de Cuyo area...
Cusco Peruvian Cooking Class

Cusco Cooking Class

Once upon a time, Cusco used to be the capital of the Incan civilization.  Now it's primarily a rest stop on the way to Macchu Pichu.  But with that much history behind it, there's...
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Stuck in the past: Peru

We went on a "day in the life tour" of a native Peruvian.  There were some downsides to the tour which I already detailed, so we'll concentrate on the good parts. The theme of...
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Cusco, Peru: Incredibly Touristy

Cusco, Peru is the second stop in our destination.  Our stay in Lima was to get our feet wet in a big, foreign city before heading out to where there would be less English...
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Lima: I pay $7 for a man to risk his life

Alicia and I consider ourselves "foodies".  We're always on the prowl for a good meal.  Lima didn't disappoint, with a unique cuisine and dishes to try while taking in some scenic views.  Before we...
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Exploring Lima, Peru

While in Lima, we stayed in the Miraflores district.  It's a listed as a touristy place to stay that is well maintained with lots of security guards and police around.  This part of town...
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First stop, First Impressions: Lima, Peru

We finally arrived at our first destination: Lima, Peru!  This city has the nickname "la gris", or "the grey" because of the constant fog conditions over the city.  It never really rains here, despite...

Who We Are and What We Do

Alicia & John - Great Barrier Reef - GoPro underwater Selfie

About Alicia and John

John and Alicia met the summer of 2006 in Minnesota and got married November 2009 in Aruba.  We discovered early on that we're good...
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What is a Digital Nomad?

I have never gotten more blank stares than when I tell people that I'm a digital nomad.  The questions answered in this FAQ-like article...