Sweet Dreams: On Returning To The Place You Studied Abroad To Open An Ice Cream Shop

Corrie is a 23 year old American expat partnering with her boyfriend Alberto, a 33 year old from Peru, in their first business venture: running an ice cream shop in Cusco.

Budget Travel: When Anxiety Clashes With Frugality

I often have a hard time rectifying my anxiety with my frugality.

The Cost Of Things: Missing Your Night-Bus In Peru

Departure tax: S/.2 each, because Arequipa will not let you leave without a fight

The Cost of Being Robbed While Traveling Abroad

Let me start by acknowledging that yes, it could have been much worse, and for that matter, it could have been much more expensive. But still, a man walked away with my purse, the police were disinterested at best, and I’ve had to shell out money and accept that some things are just gone.