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Welcome to Culture Trekking!!

My name is Janiel, a medical professional, and solo adventurer. I have over 23 years of international travel experience and have a sincere passion for celebrating humanity, connecting with cultures, finding unique art and adventure. I’m an advocate for animals and sustainable travel and want to invite you to join the Culture Trekking community.

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Touring Paracas Peru | Shore Excursions in Pisco

Reading Time: 5 minutesReading Time: 5 minutes This tiny town at the southernmost point of Peru is one of the best-held secrets. Here are a few ideas for your shore excursions in Pisco Peru that you really do not want to miss out on.

How to Communicate When Traveling in a Foreign Country

Reading Time: 9 minutesReading Time: 9 minutes The language barrier can be a major deterrent for many when traveling. So here are my tried and true tips on how to communicate when traveling in a foreign country.

Things to Look For When Choosing Accommodation

Reading Time: 16 minutesReading Time: 16 minutes Choosing an accommodation for your travel has gotten more complicated over the years. Often leaving folks confused and worried they will make the wrong decision. Especially with reports of tourists being attacked, personal items stolen, and even the rare occasion of someone being killed. So I decided to put together a guide on things to look for when choosing accommodation for your travels. From beginning to end, this will be the ultimate guide on getting started with choosing your accommodation and staying safe when you do.

A New England Coast Day Trip from Boston

Reading Time: 11 minutesReading Time: 11 minutes This New England Coast Day Trip from Boston is full of Lighthouses, lobsters, & leisure. This itinerary is the perfect way to see the top spots along the coast without breaking the bank!

Empowering Mayan Women in San Pedro

Reading Time: 12 minutesReading Time: 12 minutes Tucked away in a corner of the mystical Lake Atitlan, is San Pedro La Laguna. A small town full of Mayan women who are being empowered through the efforts of Sheri Keller from She Rides Dragons. Read about this inspiring woman who is changing lives, and saving them.

Backpacking Eastern Europe: 12 Hours in Berlin

Reading Time: 14 minutesReading Time: 14 minutes While Berlin isn’t technically part of Eastern Europe, it is so close to Prague I had to stop by for a bit. Backpacking through Eastern Europe only gave me about 12 hours in Berlin, so I tried to make the most of all the time I had. So here is what I would suggest seeing with your limited time in Berlin.

Where To Take A Scenic Road Trip For Fall Colors In The USA

Reading Time: 12 minutesReading Time: 12 minutes Fall is one of my favorite times of year, a season of warm blankets, hot chocolate, Halloween and beautiful color. It might be hard to pick where to take a scenic road trip for fall colors in the USA. I have put together the top 15 places to see fall foliage in the United States for you to make it easy and a dreamy vacation. So grab your cup of hot cocoa, light the fire, and let us explore where your next adventure will be.

What To Pack For Boston in Summer

Reading Time: 7 minutesReading Time: 7 minutes There are hundreds of articles on ‘What To Pack for Boston’, but most of them focus on what to pack for winter not in summer. Boston can get hot and muggy, with all the water surrounding it – so it is important to plan accordingly. Here are my suggestions on what to pack for Boston in Summer, especially for those who don’t tolerate humidity very well like me.

Saving Sea Turtles with STOP in Fort Lauderdale

Reading Time: 14 minutesReading Time: 14 minutes There are some things in life that worm their way into your heart, and start pulling heartstrings you didn’t even know existed. Sea Turtles, and especially baby sea turtles are one of these things for me. I didn’t really know much about the life cycle of turtles, what the biological reasons they were disappearing were – nor that a major issue was a threat to the nesting grounds. After visiting the Loggerhead Marine Life Center, and Gumbo Limbo, these educational facilities set the stage to saving baby sea turtles with the Sea Turtle Oversight Protection (STOP) in Fort Lauderdale Florida.

Diving Singer Island Florida – Is Better Than Florida Keys

Reading Time: 12 minutesReading Time: 12 minutes Diving Singer Island in Florida is rated higher than the Florida Keys in 8 out of 9 categories by Scuba Magazine! With Turtles, Eels, Lemon Sharks, Lobster, Nurse Shark, and even a rumored Hammerhead shark – this is NOT a Dive in Florida you should miss.

Choose Your Destination Inspiration

You can either choose it from the map or from the list below. Happy Travels Culture Trekkers!!

Central America
South America
Middle East
Africa