Peru

Month Two Check-in: Jess

Month Two Check-in: Jess

I'm feeling pretty solid, although there are ups and downs.  The other night I woke up at 3:30 a.m. and stayed awake for over an hour stressing about what I'll do when we get back to the U.S.  Overall though, I'm much happier day to day than I was back home.  I get lots of sunlight and exercise and time to explore my interests.  

Solo Travel Week: Leaving My Comfort Zone

Solo Travel Week: Leaving My Comfort Zone

This past week (well actually 10 days to be exact), I was alone in another country for the first time ever!  I spent the time in Lima, Peru's capital city, in a beautiful and modern district called Miraflores.  I rented a private room in a hostel and had access to a kitchen to cook some of my meals.  Here are a few things I did to get outside of my comfort zone: