Dear Ex-Boyfriend: An Open Letter to the Wrong One

Dear Ex-Boyfriend, Greetings from Costa Rica! I’m writing this to you from a beach in Tamarindo. I would say you would love it if you were here, but that’s probably not true. You were never much of a beach person. But I am. I’m lying in the ... Read More

A 12-Day Costa Rica Itinerary

Traveling to Costa Rica? I spent hours of research selecting the best destinations. If you're looking to avoid the homework, below you'll find my idea of an... Read More

Pura Vida: A Costa Rica Travel Guide

Pura Vida! That is Costa Rica’s motto, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a country live up to its promise more. "Pura Vida," meaning “pure life,” is the response you’ll receive from many Costa Ricans (or Ticos) when you ask “¿Cómo estás?” instea... Read More

Favorite Travel Moments of 2015

2015 was a huge year for me! I officially left the corporate world behind and took off on this crazy adventure of starting my own travel blog and my own business, and had so much fun along the way. As I look forward to leaving on my round-the-worl... Read More

How to Finance Long-Term Travel

The most common remark I heard when I told others of my plans to travel was “Wow, I could never do that.” Aside from family obligations and lack of vacation tim... Read More

How to Talk to Loved Ones About Travel

It’s been nearly twelve months since I made the decision to travel full-time, and what a year it’s been! When I made this choice, I was aware that there would be people who wouldn’t understand and people who wouldn’t support my decision. I knew th... Read More

New York Pass: Worth the Hype?

I spent the first week of November in the city that never sleeps – New York City. It was my first visit to NYC, and it was a place that I’d been dreaming about seeing since I was a kid. The packed city streets and never-ending blocks of museums, rest... Read More