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 […]

Nicaragua: How Much Did We Spend?

Nicaragua is an absolutely amazing country, from the moment I stepped off our bus and into the hustle and bustle of Rivas I fell in love. Whether it be the the music, food, history, or people I couldn’t get enough. Nicaragua quickly took a piece of my soul, enveloping me in it’s beautiful culture and […]

UPDATE: Back to Reality

A month ago I returned from my adventures abroad and was promptly bitch slapped in the face by reality. By the fact that I was completely and utterly broke, actually beyond broke since I got a little too excited with my credit card, with no job in sight and my student loans looming. I fell […]

Only in Central America Pt. 2: Things that Would Never Fly at Home

Hello lovelies! A few weeks ago I wrote a list of things that happen in Central America that would never fly at home (Part One). They are the quirky little things that make Central America well.. Central America. And with that really great, detailed description here is part two! Nicaragua When I first started driving […]

Happy Thanksgiving! A Day Late..

I realize it’s a day late and I swear I was going to write this post yesterday buttt then I ate.. and had a few glasses of wine and then decided that a nap would be a better idea. So! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This is the first year that I spent Thanksgiving away from my […]

Meet Me at the Mermaid Lagoon

The day we smeared bat poop on our faces, swam through a cave with only a candle to light our way, and swam in the turquoise waters of Semuc Champey while little fishies nibbled at our feet.

A Mom’s Relief Mission

As every fellow traveler knows when the parental units or unit join up on an adventure it’s like Christmas. Goodbye 22 people rooms with their everlasting cloud of mildew and hello luxury hotel! No more snoring bed neighbors and poop paper trash cans, oh no we are on the up and up people! About three […]

Only in Central America Pt. 1: Things that would Never Fly at Home

After three and a half months of traveling through Central America I’ve seen and experienced a lot. I’ve immersed myself in different foods, cultures, and langauge. I’ve seen the similarities between countries and the extreme differences. I’ve found that there are a lot of quirky things that go on in Central America that would never […]

Escaping the Nicaraguan Heat: La Laguna de Apoyo

The struggle is real when it comes to the heat in Granada, Nicaragua. I’ve heard that the heat is worse in León, *inwardly groans*, but unlike in León the beach is not a quick day trip. Although Granada does have the Laguna de Apoyo. Last weekend we took a quick trip with our friends, Siobhan […]