About Us

Welcome to GettingCloseTo.com, where wanderlust meets exploration, and every journey is an opportunity to discover the world in a whole new light.

I’m Venessa Ruybal, the passionate traveler behind this blog, and I invite you to join me on a quest to delve deeper into the heart of destinations near and far.

At GettingCloseTo.com, we believe that travel is more than just ticking off places on a map—it’s about immersing yourself in the culture, connecting with locals, and experiencing the authentic essence of each destination.

Whether wandering through bustling markets, savoring local cuisine, or embarking on off-the-beaten-path adventures, our goal is to inspire you to step out of your comfort zone and embrace the world’s beauty.

Through vivid storytelling, captivating photography, and insightful guides, GettingCloseTo.com aims to be your trusted companion on your travel journey. From hidden gems in bustling cities to tranquil escapes in nature’s embrace, we strive to uncover the gems that make each destination unique.

But GettingCloseTo.com is more than just a travel blog—it’s a community of like-minded explorers who share a passion for discovery and a curiosity for the world.

Whether you’re a seasoned globetrotter or a first-time traveler, you’ll find practical tips, inspiring stories, and helpful advice to fuel your wanderlust and make the most of your adventures.

So, whether you’re dreaming of far-flung destinations or seeking inspiration for your next getaway, join us as we embark on a journey to get closer to the heart of the world, one adventure at a time.

Thank you for being a part of the GettingCloseTo.com community. Let’s explore together and make unforgettable memories along the way.

Happy travels!

Venessa Ruybal Founder, GettingCloseTo.com