Blogs by Carlie Mesquitta

Written by Carlie Mesquitta

I'm Carlie, a travel blogger with a love of surfing, sitcoms and snacking. Usually planning my next trip to America! Find me at

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Costa Rica
Top Tips for Wildlife Spotting in Costa Rica
Boasting an evergreen landscape awash with vibrant tropical jungle, tree-carpeted cloud forests and bubbling volcanoes giving way to idyllic beaches, Costa Rica is a... Read More »
7 Things to Eat & Drink in Argentina
As famous for its food as it is for football, frozen landscapes and fancy footwork (Tango, anyone?), Argentina boasts a cacophony of culinary creations that are sure to... Read More »
6 Things to Do in Miami
With its year-round sunshine, soaring temperatures and miles of glittering coastline cradled by towering skyscrapers, Miami has long held the title of Florida’s most... Read More »
South America
Vamos a los vineyards! A guide to Cafayate, Argentina’s Second Wine Region
It’s no secret that Argentina is a major player in the world of wine production. Its most famous wine-growing region, Mendoza, is said to produce a whopping 60% of the... Read More »
South America
6 of the Best Foodie Hotspots in Rio
Famous for Carnival, caipirinhas and of course, the Copacabana, Rio is a dynamic, diverse city where tourists and locals mingle against a backdrop of beautiful beaches,... Read More »
Los Angeles
How to spend 24 hours in Venice Beach, California
Venice Beach is one of the most interesting places to stay in Los Angeles. A sleepy beach town that’s anything but boring, there are so many... Read More »
Why California's Joshua Tree National Park should be on your USA Travel List
The California desert is synonymous with the Wild West, cacti and of course, Coachella, but did you know it’s also a hiker’s dream destination? I went... Read More »
San Diego
Where to Eat and Drink in San Diego
Best known for its beautiful beaches, lush green parks and world-famous zoo, there’s a reason they call San Diego ‘America’s Finest City’. But it’s not just... Read More »
Los Angeles
5 Ways to Live Like a Local in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is the pinnacle of the American Dream. A place where Hollywood stars are a dime a dozen and the sun shines pretty much 365 days a year. The jewel of the... Read More »