Kayla-Seventh

Visiting 7 Continents by Age 27!

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions because I’ve never kept one – or even remembered my resolution past February. However, I always love to have a goal in the back of my mind that I’m constantly working towards and dreaming about. For the past 4 or so years, that dream has been to Read more…

Kayla at Machu Picchu Mountain's Summit

Hiking up Machu Picchu Mountain

I recently returned home from an 11-day adventure in Peru. Each time I travel, the highlights seem to involve nature, hiking or wildlife experiences. This trip was no different. Peru is a stunningly beautiful country with colorful rolling mountains in the highlands, ancient Incan ruins, friendly people, incredible wildlife experiences in the Amazon, brightly woven Read more…

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Kayla Torgerson’s Cape Town Favorites

Cape Town has quickly become one of my favorite cities in the world. I’ve visited the city twice, and on my last trip I spent a full week participating in the many touring options in and around the Cape. I also stayed in a different hotel each night in order to sample the many options Read more…

Ruins of Turkey by Kayla Torgerson

Treasures of Turkey: A Living History

Situated at the meeting ground of Europe and Asia, Turkey is a country of convergence, where powerful world empires and cultures have historically battled for power and marked their eras through architecture, decor, religion and culinary influences. Travel Beyond consultants Katie Blackstone and Kayla Torgerson spent 10 days in Turkey in the fall of 2014, Read more…