be inspired. be wild. be free.

Hi! I’m Rachel.

My entire life, I’ve been traveling. As a child, my parents would load my sister and I in the car and we would head off across the country. As we grew, the travel shifted to a combination of international and domestic. And as I became an adult, the value of traveling was engrained.

Travel continues to be a primary pillar of my life. And I’m sharing my stories with you here. I hope you enjoy! And that you, too, life your life wild and free.


  • Inca Trail to Huchuy Qosqo, Peru

    September 24, 2019 by

    When I booked my trip to Peru, I had every intention of doing the 4-day, 3-night Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu. There were guides available for several of the dates that I would be there. It was just a matter of negotiating the price. Or so I thought, until the guides started telling me… Read more

  • Humantay Lake, Peru

    September 17, 2019 by

    I came across Humantay Lake by chance. Actually, I think it was by Instagram sponsored ad after researching all things Peru. Either way, this was absolutely a day well spent. You are able to hike this one alone should you so choose, but I opted to go the guide route given I was traveling alone.… Read more

  • Exploring Cusco, Peru

    September 10, 2019 by

    Cusco, Peru is a beautiful place filled with color and life and a rich history that is still very powerfully present. It would be easy to spend several days walking around the city, taking it all in. In order to help focus your attention, I’m including some of my favorite highlights. First, some history. Before… Read more

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Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.

John Muir