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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Christmas Activities near Salt Lake City Utah (from a Local)

There is a reason for the Christmas Season, a time of service, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ into this world. There are plenty of Christmas activities near Salt Lake City to help foster good memories, remember the reason for the season, and to give back into the world for all that we have been given.

Thanksgiving Activities Near Salt Lake City Utah (from a Local)

Foster those family relationships, and use this Guide for Thanksgiving Activities near Salt Lake City Utah to turn your Black Friday into a White Friday of Service and outdoor activities. #optoutside #WhiteFriday #Thanksgiving

How To Spend A Layover In Paris France

When I was traveling to Jordan, I was going to have an 8 hour layover in Paris and knew I needed to see the beautiful city. Not knowing exactly how to spend a layover in Paris France, with so many things to see, and so little time. I researched timing, taxi cabs, visa requirements, costs, easy of use of the train system.

Halloween Activities near Salt Lake City Utah (from a Local)

Here is a guide on Halloween Activities near Salt Lake City, the best of the best of the spooktacular fun you can have in my hometown!

A Day Trip To Delft

Delft Pottery is one of the signature souvenirs you see in shops throughout the Netherlands. Little do people know, there is a long and proud history of where this pottery originates. If you want to see master pottery makers, and where one of the greatest painters of 16th century lived – take a day trip to Delft.

Touring Paracas Peru | Shore Excursions in Pisco

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

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

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

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

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.

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