Click the title or picture below for an overview of our time in Costa Rica and recommendations on our favorite places.
69 Days In COSTA RICA
Cost Rica has much to offer and beautiful places to see. Even though it is more expensive than Nicaragua, we wereRead more.
TIPS FOR CENTRAL AMERICA
Central America can be a very inexpensive place to live and travel. Check out our tips for how to travel on a budget and find the best accommodations below.
Contraband, Shopping, and The Serpent of the Andes
I walked into the massive department store, stopped and looked around. The open expanse of the room filled with shelvesRead more.
Bolivia Visa Made Easy for US Passport Holders
Despite the horror stories you may have heard, getting a Bolivian tourist visa as an American passport holder is anRead more.
How to Travel for Less Than $5,000 a Year
October 4th, 2017 marks one year on the road for us! Before leaving the USA we researched and read many blogsRead more.
Budget Accommodations In Central America
I heard a scratching sound, close by. I reached for my phone under my pillow. It was 1AM. The scratching continuedRead more.
PLACES TO VISIT IN COSTA RICA
Stories from the places we visited to give you a feel for the area.
Monkeys in Manuel Antonio Park: Costa Rica
We were warned that the monkeys would steal our lunch here in Manuel Antonio Park. Turns out the coatis and racoonsRead more.
Volcanic Lake, Hot Springs, and the Hostel That Was Not
The bus began a winding ascent into the mountains past small towns and mountain villages. Steep mountainsides boasted of beautifulRead more.
Cartago and a Legend
Legend tells a tale of two brothers and the woman they loved in Cartago. She chose and married one. InRead more.
Tortuguero, a Town with No Cars
I’m currently in a bungalow on the Caribbean coast putting this post together on a sweltering afternoon. My door is openRead more.
San Jose, Costa Rica: Hole in my Jaw
It was nine months ago when Bonnie and I made the decision to sell everything and travel the world. ThatRead more.
VOLUNTEER IN COSTA RICA
Volunteering is a great way to get to know a country and its people. Here are a few opportunities that we enjoyed.
The Forgotten People
THE RED ZONE As we turned the corner into San Jose’s red zone, a woman with her eyes to the skyRead more.
Refugio Solte: In the Jungle
Read about our first week in the refugio here. The Spanish word Solté means let go. In this refuge, youRead more.
Refugio Solte: Finding Paradise
It is 5am. The windows lay wide open allowing a breeze to fill the room with the fragrance of the jungle.Read more.
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