Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Weekend Wellness Escape at the Chopra Center in California

“Find my purpose.” “Let go of attachment.” “Sleep better.” “Let go of judgements.” I let out a sigh of relief as I settled in for our first evening at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. Hundreds of people had traveled here this weekend to work on themselves and these were just a few of the…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Weekend Wellness Escape at the Chopra Center in California

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

Switzerland, a country revered for everything from magnificent snow peaks to tantalizing chocolatiers and much else in between, hasn’t always exactly been synonymous with the idea of a “budget trip”. Between ticket prices for some of the most beautiful rail routes in the world and the cost of staying in bustling metropolitan hubs — a…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: 25 Important Travel Safety Tips You Need To Know

Travel Safety Tips to Keep You Safe Travel Tips After traveling the world for the past 7 years, I’ve learned a lot about staying safe – sometimes the hard way. Here are my best travel safety tips for avoiding trouble on your next trip. Nothing ruins an adventure quicker than getting scammed or robbed! In…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: 25 Important Travel Safety Tips You Need To Know

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Instagram vs Reality: Behind The Scenes Of My Best Travel Photos

It’s a well-known fact that what we see on Instagram is not an accurate picture of real life. Our perfectly curated Instagram feed doesn’t always tell the full story — especially when it comes to travel. I don’t want to only show the highlight reel of my life, so I thought it would be fun…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Instagram vs Reality: Behind The Scenes Of My Best Travel Photos

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: The Best Photography Locations in California

California is home to some truly beautiful natural landscapes that are as numerous as they are diverse. It’s the only state whose weather and environment spans from hot desert to subarctic — and pretty much everything in between! For travelers who are looking to get amazing shots with a camera, a drone or even just…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: The Best Photography Locations in California