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 […]

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 […]