The Ultimate One Week Itinerary: Quito, Ecuador

While Ecuador was only meant to be the first quick stop to launch our six-month adventure exploring South America, it turned out to be so much more. Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was the first city we arrived to from Los Angeles. Quito is a massive city packed tightly into the Andes mountains. Its population…

Tips For Taking One Year Off To Travel

Now that we’re well into our backpacking adventure through South America, I think it’s about time we make our announcement! We did something major and left the United States to travel through two continents, South America and Europe, for one year. Whether or not that time frame will be extended, who knows? As anyone can…

Colombia’s San Andrés Island

Merely minutes after wrapping up our wedding celebration night which lasted until about four in the morning, Jessie and I found ourselves on an airplane from Armenia, Colombia to San Andrés Island to begin our honeymoon! Frankly we were exhausted and quite delirious off just an hour of sleep, but nevertheless a Look Up Travels…

Cruising Colombian’s Caribbean Coast

On our most recent trip to Colombia we had the opportunity to explore outside of Armenia, Jessie’s home town, to the remote island of San Andres and to the very alive city of Cartagena, or Cartagena de Indias. In this post we’ll look at our adventure through Cartagena, a city located in northern Colombia on…