Karina Barriga Albring

Karina Barriga Albring

I'm a writer, journalist, soccer lover and hot sauce enthusiast born and bred in the mighty Andes. Wanderlust hit me hard at a young age and since then, it keeps me up at night. NYC and Modena, Italy changed my life, but my favorite destination is still Rio de Janeiro – and not only for the 'futebol'!
Guides

Day Trips from Seattle: Leave the City & Encounter Magic

The beautiful Seattle is a fantastic place to live with tons of things to do and see, including its thriving tech scene, artsy vibes, mountain …

Guides

6 Reasons You Need to Explore South Bend

City life has its perks: the 3 a.m. Indian takeout, the often delayed yet functioning subway system, the jam-packed social calendar. Still, sometimes the crowds …

Travel Tips

5 Reasons Why Traveling by Bus Relieves Stress

Anyone who has ever had a driver’s license understands the struggle of driving stress. Unless you have only operated a car out in the beautiful …

Guides

Why Millennials Are Most Likely to Travel by Bus & LOVE It

Imagine you are sitting down in a reclinable seat, $0.99 iced latte in hand, Spotify-jamming, occasionally snapping pics of the majestic view of the Smoky …

Travel Tips

Chiku’s Ultimate Guide to Wandering: 8 Monkey Tips That Will Change Your Travel Life

Our newest friend and team member, Chiku is an avid traveler, but not really one of the patient kind. Like the cute little hyperactive monkey …

Guides

Wear Your Wanderlust with These Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Do you have a case of wanderlust so strong that it can’t be contained by a Halloween costume? Are you also the impulsive type who …

Wanderu How-Tos

How to Be a Pumpkin Carving Ninja!

If you were inspired by the amazing jack-o-lanterns at these pumpkin festivals, you can create your own masterpiece with Wanderu‘s pumpkin carving how-to! Pumpkin carving kits are a cheap …

Guides

Food Truck Festivals: Revolutionizing the Travel-to-Eat Experience

Very few things in life create memories as vivid and warm as sharing a special meal with our loved ones. But what if we switch …