August 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

August 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 New Learning Opportunities I’ve been taking more opportunities lately to embrace new hobbies, sports, …

Best Way to Learn Turkish for Travelers

Best Way to Learn Turkish on Your Own

One of the many appealing parts of travel, at least for me, is the prospect of learning and using a foreign language. Sometimes it can be a daunting prospect, but I find that even learning the basics of a foreign language can really open up a new travel destination and allow connections with the locals instead of those who work …

Things to Do in La Paz Bolivia

The Best Things to Do in La Paz Bolivia

If you’re heading to La Paz, Bolivia, congratulations. You are about to embark on a trip to one of South America’s most interesting cities. This underrated destination is among my absolute favorite destinations on the continent. To make the most of your time in this high altitude city, these are my thoughts on the best things to do in La …

The Best Things to Do in Sucre Bolivia

The Best Things to Do in Sucre Bolivia

After having spent weeks road-tripping through Bolivia from north to south, we finally arrived in Sucre, Bolivia. This was a city that we didn’t know much about or have many expectations for, but which turned out to be an incredible place — our favorite city in Bolivia. Indeed, the small city itself is quite agreeable and there are actually a …

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8 Best Cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico

Cenotes are natural sinkholes of exposed groundwater where the ground is mostly made of porous limestone. Some cenotes can be found in underground caverns and some that are open like pools surrounded by rock formations. The Yucatan Peninsula is home to more than 6,000 cenotes which would take you an absolute lifetime to explore, so this is your guide to …

The Best Places to Visit in Panama

The Best Places to Visit in Panama

When most people think of Panama, the canal comes to mind and little else. Some may remember the various conflicts from the 80s, but when talking about the current state of the country, there’s not a lot that stands out. However, there should be, because there are actually a lot of amazing places to visit in Panama. Today, we’re going …