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Welcome to my newest series, The Wanderland Guide to Travel Planning. This is the fourth post in a multi-part series!. Part Four //  Booking Accommodation Each year in my annual roundup posts, I break down all the various placed I laid my head in the previous 365 night. Last year’s tally included seventy-four different beds — not counting…

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Please Note: I have received information and materials from McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. . For my third travelversary, I tallied up all the different beds I’d slept in over the past year – seventy-one various beds, four…

And I’m Off! Summer in Europe, Here I Come… thumbnail

By the time you read this, I’ll be impatiently waiting in line at immigration in London, clutching the passport I’m so excited to put back into play after four and a half months stateside. This trip kind of crept up on me, and while I’ve dropped hints about where I’m headed I haven’t given you a…

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Long ago, I made a vow to never blog about blogging. It’s not that I’m not obsessed with the topic — serious apologies are owed to any innocent bystanders when I get together with one of my blogging buddies and we start shooting off — it’s just that it’s not what Meihoukai in Wanderland is all…

Quito

Well, you can’t win ’em all. That’s what I told myself as we waved goodbye, and good riddance, to Quito. I had such high hopes for the high altitude Ecuadorian capital and its beautifully preserved colonial center! Hopes that were positively buoyant when we arrived at the Secret Garden Hostel and, gasping for breath after climbing…

Guayaquil

I’ve added another option to Tuesday’s giveaway (it’s to like my new Facebook page!) so head back and add a few more entries if you’re interested! Poor Guayaquil. The consensus we got from fellow travelers is that it was no more than a pitstop to change buses or hop flights to the Galapagos. As Ecuador’s second…

Welcome to my final Peru hostel roundup! I’ve reviewed accommodation from the big city, the jungle, and the highlands, and now I’m covering my favorite region — the coast. The hostels in this roundup are proof that you don’t need to break the bank to enjoy an oceanfront view or a swim up bar! . …

Welcome to another Peru hostel roundup! Previously I’ve reviewed accommodation options in Iquitos, Lima, and Huacachina, and dedicated another edition entirely to Cusco. This week, I’m introducing my favorite Peruvian party hostel as well as the best hostel breakfast I had in the country. Wild Rovers in Arequipa I may not have been a fan of the…

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