A Solo Female Traveler's Experiences On And Off The Beaten Path

Monthly archives for August, 2014

Quora: What are things to do around Quito, Ecuador?



Answer by Kathryn Schroeder: Banos is one of the easiest destinations to get to if you only have the weekend, being around 3 hours away by bus. There are plenty of activities there, including mountain climbing, hiking, rafting, and zip lining. It is also a beautiful town to simply walk around and enjoy. If you […]

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Quora: Why is there no movie theater in Cusco, Peru?



'American Hustle' Colombia Movie Poster

Answer by Kathryn Schroeder: Actually, there is a movie theater in Cusco. It is Cineplanet, and is located at the Real Plaza mall–a 5 sol taxi ride from anywhere in town.  They show dubbed and original language (English) films. Why is there no movie theater in Cusco, Peru?

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Haunted Hostel Living At The Drop Bear



There are travelers who seek out a haunted hostel. The thought is a fun one, to spend the night with a ghost and possibly have an excellent story to go home with. But what about those of us who just happen to stumble upon a haunted hostel? A place where advertisements do not exist to […]

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