Travel Tips & Tricks: Hailing a Cab in Central America

Nervous to take a taxi in a Central America? I feel ya. Before leaving for Central America I read many blogs warning to stay away from taxis, that the drivers will lie and steal from you. Luckily this never happened to me and I found my taxi rides to be quiet informing and enjoyable. Bumping […]

The 411 on Catching the Bus in Nicaragua

As in many Central American countries, in Nicaragua the main mode of transportation is by bus. Nicaragua has an excellent bus system: efficient, cheap, and quite the experience. Catching the bus in Nicaragua can seem chaotic and overwhelming with buses speeding to and from cities, bus lackeys hollering destinations while flagging people on, all the […]

10 Realities of Traveling with Your Significant Other

We’re halfway through our adventure through Central America, we still haven’t killed each other, I’ve discovered that there are certain realities that come with traveling with your significant other. Here are ten realities I’ve discovered while traveling with Eli. Privacy does not exist. You will hear, see, and smell things that you wish you could […]

DIY Border Crossing: Costa Rica to Nicaragua

Here is the mud and tear less guide to getting from Monteverde, Costa Rica to Granada, Nicaragua. GETTING TO THE BORDER Step 1: Make sure that you have enough US dollars for the exit fees. Honestly, I would travel with very few colones because you can pay for the buses with US dollars and the Nicaraguan […]

DIY Border Crossing: Panama to Costa Rica

After two weeks of eating way too much, devouring all that Netflix had to offer, lots of kitty snuggles, and straight up laziness Eli and I decided it was time to go. Though we love to have our lazy days that’s something we can do at home and we felt like we were wasting time […]

Ballin’ on a Budget: Boquete

Boquete is a small town nestled in the mountains of the Chiriqui Province in Panama. With its landscape packed full of waterfalls and hikes, an active Volcano, and modest temperatures Boquete is an adventurer’s paradise. It was the perfect place for our wallets to take a break after our trip to Bocas. Getting to Boquete […]