Costa Rica: Day 9 Manuel Antonio

Panic ensued this morning when Sarah thought she had lost her credit card. She had to have our awesome driver Felix pull her suitcase off the bus and we pretty much dumped the… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 8 Monteverde

For a day that was going to be adrenaline packed, it definitely started slow enough. We drove out into the cloud forest and started the day with a hike. It was cold and… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 7 Monteverde

This was an early morning since we had quite a few miles to make between Arenal and our next stop in Monteverde. To make our trip shorter, we were going to take a… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 6 Arenal

Sarah’s pro tip for technique, don’t drink copious amounts of tequila the night before you go rappelling for the first time. She claims to not really remember much of the night before, but… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 5 Arenal

Our morning started off with a surprise. Sarah had been gathering her clothes off the floor when out from the bundle jumped a strawberry poison dart frog. Seriously. Both of us stared at… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 4 Saraipui

Sadly it was time to leave Tortugeuro. We brought our bags down with us to breakfast and settled up our bar tabs with reception. A final boat ride took us back to where… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 3 Tortuguero

There was no need for an alarm clock that morning, the howler monkeys woke me up. That sounds cool, and then you realize it’s dawn and if not for the bloody monkeys you… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 2 Tortuguero

I was really excited for the boats. Yes, that sounds silly, but it’s the truth. I love being out on the water and the fact that the only way we could only get… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Departure and Day 1 San Jose

We’re in the Panama City airport on a layover on our way to San Jose, Costa Rica, when my best friend of 13 years, travel buddy, and mischief to my mayhem orders a… Continue reading

You Can Pick Your Friends: Thoughts on Choosing a Travel Buddy

Just because someone is your best friend doesn’t mean that they’re the best person to travel with. You may think you know someone, but until you actually get on the road and have… Continue reading

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