Where to Stay in Lima: A Ranking and Guide to the Best Neighborhoods

Where to Stay in Lima: Ranking the Best Neighborhoods

Planning a trip to Peru? Like most, you’ll probably be kicking off your journey in this incredible country in the big, bustling metropolis of Lima. When you look at a map of the city, the sheer size of the place creates a lot of confusion about where to stay in Lima, especially for first-time visitors. While there are 43 districts …

April 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

April 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

Time for another monthly recap and blogging income report. This is where I share what’s new in the world of Desk to Dirtbag over the past month and offer a bit of transparency behind the life of a travel blogger. On to this month’s report… Highlights Visiting Lima, Peru The highlight of the month was obviously our trip to Lima, …

What to Know when Traveling to Medellin

13 Things You Should Know When Traveling to Medellin

If you’re planning a trip to Medellin, it can be somewhat challenging because the destination is so new on the travel scene and authentic and insightful information can be lacking. It is, however, growing in popularity and many more people are now traveling to Medellin, including a growing travel blogger community that often just visits briefly and writes superficially about …

March 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

March 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

Time for another monthly recap and blogging income report. This is where I share what’s new in the world of Desk to Dirtbag over the past month and offer a bit of transparency behind the life of a travel blogger. On to this month’s report… Highlights Celebrating Andrea’s Birthday Her birthday fell on a workday for her, so we weren’t …

Visiting Mexico City - Travel Guide and Tips

8 Things You Should Know When Visiting Mexico City

When you are planning on visiting Mexico city for the first time (or even for the fifth time!), it can be an almost overwhelming experience trying to decide what to do, where to go, where to stay, how to stay safe and avoid problems, and so forth. Mexico City is massive metropolis… The second largest in the western hemisphere, second …