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 […]

Puerto Viejo: Where my Wallet went to Die 

You know how I said Bocas del Toro is where my wallet went to die? I lied, Puerto Vieo holds that prize issuing the killing blow to an already sad and struggling budget. Though I cringed every time I had to go to the grocery store or every time we looked at a menu I […]

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 […]

How would we survive without Panamanian Netflix?!

Things have been.. different since we have moved from Bocas to Boquete. We arrived at our workaway to an owner who had absolutely no idea we were coming, the lady who coordinates volunteers is out of town, and the owner didn’t think it would be important to read his hostel emails. After scanning through our […]

What NOT to pack when traveling through Central America

Pretty much everything that Eli and I packed (clothing wise). I´m a planner, always have been, so naturally when we decided to travel to Central America I spent hours researching. I know I will always look like a tourist, there´s no way to hide it, I just don’t ever want to be THAT tourist. You […]

Puerto Lindo: The village that drop kicked us right out of our comfort zone

Our first workaway was in the tiny village of Puerto Lindo. I’ve never really thought of how small a village is until we got to Puerto Lindo, with all one hundred residences she is definitely a village. Puerto Lindo was really cool because there was a mix of Spanish and caribe culture. The houses were […]