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Surviving a Lonely Planet

Wow! I can’t believe it’s been so long since my last post. Over the past month and a half since leaving the Western Hemisphere, I’ve been to 6 countries traveling with family, friends, and random strangers. I’ve hardly had any… Continue Reading…


How to Change Your Life – Volunteering at Casa Aleluya

 It’s taken me a while to start writing this post. Activities, spotty Wi-Fi, and general procrastination have all contributed. However, this gave me plenty of time to reflect on my volunteer experience at Casa Aleluya. As I was planning my… Continue Reading…


Guate’s Up?!

These are my last few days in Guatemala. Over the past 3 weeks, I’ve met countless amazing people, seen some of the most jaw-dropping scenery, and tasted delicious and authentic food. The most rewarding part of my time here was… Continue Reading…


Going Home

Hola amigos! As I write this, I’m at the most wonderful place. If you ever get a chance to come to Lake Atitlán, stay at the Maya Moon Lodge. But I’m sure every place here is just as great so… Continue Reading…


Howdy Austin!

A few weeks ago, I visited Austin for the first time. I’ve heard so many good things from friends that have visited or lived there. The goal of the trip was to get a feel of the food scene and determine… Continue Reading…


The Launch of ErvTravels v1

Welcome to ErvTravels! Let’s start with the most recent and exciting news. I’ve quit my actuarial consulting job to travel the world for the next 8-10 months. After which, I’ll be pursuing my dream to start a dumpling food truck… Continue Reading…