Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Why The Lofoten Islands Should Be On Your Bucket List

The Lofoten Islands in Norway, comprised of Austvågøy, Flakstadøy Vestvågøy, Moskenesøy, Gimsøy, and many smaller islands, has been a dream travel destination of mine for as long as I can remember. From the moment I heard of Lofoten, this archipelago in the Norwegian Sea known for its dramatic scenery, incredibly cute fishing villages, pristine waters,…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Why The Lofoten Islands Should Be On Your Bucket List

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: TravelCon: Updates and New Ticket Information!!!

Hey all! There are only three more months to TravelCon! (Time flies, huh?) This is going to be an amazing event, so I want to share some more updates about what’s happening: First, a refresher: What is TravelCon? Our goal at TravelCon is to create an environment that facilitates networking between experts inside and outside…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: TravelCon: Updates and New Ticket Information!!!

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: How to Stop Making Excuses

Remember New Year’s? When you were going to lose weight, drink less, read more, save more, cook more, and maybe ride a unicorn (hey, anything is possible!)? But deep down you — and I — knew you probably wouldn’t. Time would pass, your excitement would fade, and you’d come up with a plethora of excuses…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: How to Stop Making Excuses

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: 5 Fairytale Destinations to Visit in Europe

Between the dramatic scenery, historic cathedrals and castles, quaint villages, and cobblestoned streets, Europe is home to many destinations that seem to bring our favorite childhood fairytales to life. While there are many places to see whose grandeur will inspire feelings of awe, if pure magic is what you’re looking for, then check out these…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: 5 Fairytale Destinations to Visit in Europe

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Best Lightweight Camera Tripods For Travel & Backpacking (Plus Win A Free One!)

Best Lightweight Travel Tripods Travel Tips Tripods are a fixture of a good travel photographer’s tool kit. These are the best lightweight travel tripods for capturing stunning landscapes around the world. As a professional adventure travel blogger, I rely on a lightweight and sturdy travel tripod to create epic landscape and adventure images from my…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Best Lightweight Camera Tripods For Travel & Backpacking (Plus Win A Free One!)

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Northern California Packing Guide for Women

So much more than San Francisco’s city landscapes, NorCal is known for its sea-to-mountain naturally beautiful scenery and plentiful bucket list-worthy destinations. Whether you’re headed to Napa for the wine, Tahoe for the snow, Yosemite for the hiking or Santa Cruz for the ocean, there’s a handful of essentials you don’t want to be caught…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: Northern California Packing Guide for Women

Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: 10 Best Islands to Visit in West Sweden

The West Sweden archipelago is made up of over 8000 islands, each with their own unique offerings and charm. Gothenburg’s archipelago and the quaint Bohulsän coast is filled with lush forests, crystal clear blue waters, rocky shores, amazing accommodation and food options, and enlightening cultural festivals. With so many options, it can be hard to…… Continue reading Carlos Erik Malpica Flores: 10 Best Islands to Visit in West Sweden