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"Empower Yourself. Empower Others."

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Join Our Horse Riding Adventure in 2019 to Bhutan!

Bhutan Horse Riding Adventure 2019 | Krys Kolumbus Travel
​​​​​​​In 2018 I returned to Bhutan after 5 years away, only this time I brought a group of Equestrian Adventuresses with me! I'm doing it again in 2019 and you can join in on the action...

Empowering Women with Horses & Starting the ONLY Riding Program in the Country of Bhutan

Horse Riding in Bhutan | Krys Kolumbus Travel
I’ll never forget when I was invited to the country of Bhutan in order to introduce the very first equestrian program in the entire country. I was both ecstatic and bewildered with the amount of responsibility and good fortune that landed in my lap. I hadn’t known what to expect when I took the assignment. I had assumed that after two years living in India I was just about ready for anything… how wrong I was!

Stolen Motorbike in Cambodia

Stolen Motorbike in Cambodia Tourist Scam | Krys Kolumbus Travel
How I accidentally wound up in the middle of the Cambodian Motorbike Scam, and saved the day!

Haggling 101
How to Haggle Like a Local

How to Haggle like a Local | Krys Kolumbus Travel
Living in India for two years taught me some pretty necessary skills to survive. Anyone living on a Rupee Salary will have to master the art of Haggling if you plan on making it in India! Here's all you need to know...

How I Booked a One Way Flight to India with No Money and No Job

Working in India with Horses | Krys Kolumbus Travel
Although I couldn't Google Search any horse riding stables, I trusted my gut and booked a one way ticket to this incredible country. I was a solo 22 year old blonde girl. I had read awful things online about women travelling solo, but hell I had survived living in Egypt at this point so I figured I could handle it...

Homeless in India for 24 Hours

Homeless in India | Krys Kolumbus Travel
My Nightmarish first job in India that left me homeless...

Yoga, Horses and Healing in Bali

My six months in Bali riding horses, meditating and getting my Yoga Teacher Training!

The Worst Place in the World...

Timor West | Krys Kolumbus Travel
To put on your Bucket To-Don't List!

Blonde Girls Travel Guide to Malaysia

Travel Guide for women traveling to Malaysia
Traveling to Malaysia? Krystal visited Malaysia for a week with her mother. Here is her tips on surviving scams, transport, what to see, the currency and where to stay!

Solo Drive from England to Mongolia in a Crappy Car: The Mongol Rally Team Pink Yak

Mongol Rally Team Pink Yak Pink Toyota Yaris | Krys Kolumbus Travel
Exploding an engine in "No Man's Land" between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, Krystal must fight to seek another engine and make it to the finish across Mongolia...

Mongol Derby Essential Packing List

One of the challenging rules of the Derby is that your only allowed 5 kg of gear. This means you have to pack ONLY WHAT YOU NEED TO SURVIVE.

Riding and Finishing the "World's Longest & Toughest Horse Race on Earth" The Mongol Derby

Mongol Derby Finishing the Longest and Toughest Horse Race | Krys Kolumbus Travel Blogs
The world's Longest and Toughest Horse Race in the Guiness Book of World Records is NO JOKE. Back in 2014, I tackled this MEGA ADVENTURE and FINISHED. Something that nearly HALF the riders (22 finished out of 48) couldn't manage. Here's how...

Jumped by Monkeys in Nepal

Monkeys in Nepal | Krys Kolumbus Travel ​​​​​​​
The animals, not the band...

5 Underrated Destinations in South East Asia

Underrated destinations in Thailand | Krys Kolumbus Travel Blog
If your like me and your tired of the tourist scene, here's 5 underrated destinations in the "backpackers loop" in South East Asia to leave you speechless...

Adventures with Mom:
An Overland Mis-Adventure to Timor-Leste

Mom on a scooty bike in Timor-Leste | Krys Kolumbus Travel Blog

I jumped at the chance to challenge my mom on our mother daughter bonding trip. After all. She had to celebrate her big 5-0 in style...

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Escape from Balibo Fort
A Christmas Adventure

Timor Leste Travel Blog | Krys Kolumbus Travel

We had two options: 1) Live at Balibo Fort FOREVER. 2) Walk the 125 Kilometers to Dili. We chose secret option 3...

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The Ultimate Ladies Travel Guide to Vietnam

Solo Woman traveler in Vietnam posing in Halong Bay

Traveling to Vietnam? Here's a Blonde Girl's Guide to scams, transport, what to see, the currency and where to stay!

That Time I Nearly Drowned Upside Down in a Waterfall

A near death experience when I tried my luck at "Canyoning..."

Frequently Asked Travel Questions - Filmed on Location in VIETNAM

Frequently Asked Travel Questions for Women
While trying to find her way around Halong Bay, Vietnam, Krystal conducts an interview answering some of her most frequently asked questions about solo travel as a woman.