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Interview with Michelle and Matt: Founders of We At the Sea

Hello Matt and Michelle, can you tell us a bit about yourselves? Hi Erika! Of course, we can. We are Matt and Michelle, the couple behind We at the Sea and @weatthesea (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter). We are full time professionals and part-time world travelers that enjoy sharing or trips and adventures. Before blogging, Michelle […]

Top Three Things You Cannot Miss in Peru

The Republic of Peru lies in the western region of South America. This country is known for its biodiversity with habitats that include the Amazon tropical rainforest, the Amazon River, the coastal areas bordering the Pacific Ocean and the glorious peaks of the Andes mountain range. Peru also happens to be the home of famous […]

Have You Heard? The Sierra Nevada Is Glorious (No Not the One in the US)

One of the highest coastline mountain ranges in the world, Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is a magical place with astonishing fauna and flora. From cold paramos (moor) to tropical rainforests, the Sierra is diversity at its best – a green lung by the sea untouched by civilization. The koguis, wiwas, arwacos and kankuamos […]

Top 5 Mistakes Made by Green Card Applicant Couples

Obtaining a US permanent residence permit, popularly known as the green card, to live and work in the United States can be a long and arduous process. Thousands of green card applications are rejected each year because of avoidable mistakes in the application forms, documentation or visa photos. If you’re applying for a marriage-based green […]

It Takes How Long to Find An Apartment in Stockholm?

We found ourselves in central Stockholm surrounded by bikes – but not a single one was a City Bike. Nor was there wifi. AA started hunting for internet. Meanwhile, I stopped a fellow pedestrian. “Oh, the funny-looking bikes. Just go straight and they are either on the left or right,” he told us. And with that […]

US Diversity Visa Lottery: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery program by the US government is a means to randomly select 50,000 applicants from around the world for issuance of the Permanent Resident Card or Green Card so that they can live, study and work in the USA. Here are 10 key facts about DV lottery application. Can anyone apply […]

Tips to Choose an Adventure Tour that is Perfect for You

Have you been pining for a vacation? If you have the leaves stocking up in your leave balance, then it is time to put them to good use! Leave all your life’s mundane routines behind and set sail on an adventure of a lifetime. Many people travel in search of experiences that will last them […]

Interview with Brian Setencich for ErikaWithAK

Hello Brian, can you tell us a bit about yourself? Sure, my name is Brian Setencich and I’m currently living in Chicago after spending most of my childhood in coastal Florida. I’m an architect and a travel junky. I take a lot of pride in my work flipping properties and the improvements I’ve seen my […]

Top Five Motorcycle Rides in the NYC Area

Motorcycles and I don’t have the best history together. The last time I rode one, the road decided to turn – and I didn’t turn with it. AA, on the other-hand, has been riding since he was a teenager. Recently, he decided that the streets of Manhattan didn’t look so bad compared to Delhi, and […]

What Is the True Meaning of Kindness? Let Shymkent Tell You.

It’s difficult to write a story that will interest anyone other than your mother. But I have done my best and write about the city where most of my vivid memories took place. Shymkent is one of the ancient cities of Kazakhstan, dating to the 12th century when it was founded as a small caravan […]