Stephanie Kempker

About Stephanie Kempker

Steph is a freelance writer, travel blogger, volunteer, and serial expat living in Mexico City (prior: Bangkok and Rio de Janeiro). She is addicted to slow travel, cultural insights, and fresh veggie eats.

9 Things You Might Not Know About Bolivia 9

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Bolivia is often skipped over on South American adventures, in favor of more “exciting” destinations like Ecuador (the Galapagos!), Peru (Machu Picchu!), and Argentina (the wine!). But contrary to popular belief, this diverse, beautiful, and often misunderstood country is more than deserving of a visit. Whether you […]

Tupiza Bolivia

Getting Off Track in Bolivia 2

  It seems to be an increasingly popular mentality among travelers to “do” as many countries as possible. Get in, see the main sights, do the main activities, get out, and get on to the next place. While it definitely makes sense to budget your time wisely, especially on a […]

Mariachi, Markets, and More in Xochimilco 3

When Xochimilco was first suggested as a day trip from my new home in Mexico City, I definitely wasn’t convinced. Ride a non-motorized boat down a canal while drinking tequila or beer? Sounds like a boozed-up version of Venice, and more than a little awkward. Tack that on to an hour’s cab ride outside […]