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…

Anza Borrego Desert State Park

In the badlands of Anza Borrego exists an exotic, unfamiliar beauty. A vista unlike any other, to be experienced only from the majestic Font’s Point. It’s an absolute must if you’re planning on visiting the desert state park. Anza borrego attracts visitors looking to experience the serenity of silence and isolation. The desert, in general,…

Why We Travel

Connectivity: For most of my life, I’ve drifted along in the sway of time with a passivity which has permitted the current to carry me in what I’ve mostly presumed to be the “right” direction. Growing up, there wasn’t an exact something or somebody that I wanted to be – but to be good, and…

Summertime in Sonoma, California

Sonoma County is famous for its vast selection of vineyards and wineries which are frequented by both wine connoisseurs and wine tasting novices alike. No matter your background or lack there of, Sonoma has a wide array of reds, whites and sparkling wines so there will be no disappointments! Check out the full story here: …

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…

Summer Weekend in Lake Tahoe

So there we were pondering….where can we escape to that’s a fair drive away and a proper getaway from the pandemic mania, and then it popped! – LAKE TAHOE. Neither of us had been there, and thus the answer was crystal clear. Friends had recommended it, with nothing but good things to say and now…

Almost Anything Goes in Amsterdam!

Fresh off the train from the remarkable city of Paris, we were in for a different kind of treat in Amsterdam. After doing some research before the trip, we realized that this city is not just the cannabis capital that most of the world views it as, but it is truly a paradise for the…

Golden Round Trip to Mt Pilatus!

For those who have eyes on Switzerland as a travel destination but don’t know how to approach it, we highly recommend visiting Lucerne for two or three days (which is really all the time you need as it is a small town but with lots of charm and spectacular scenery surrounding it) and doing the…

Lucerne, Switzerland – A Storybook Setting

Have you ever been some place that has dropped your jaw the moment you stepped off the train? To get that supreme, one-of-a-kind feeling is both special and unforgettable. When Jessie and I first saw Chapel Bridge surrounded by gorgeous Lake Luzern in Lucerne, Switzerland we were so moved we could barely speak. Our minds…

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…