Author Archives: Sky

Discovering the Indigenous Culture of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is not known for being a place of significant history or culture. No one rushes here to visit the ruins of a great empire and there's few popular historical or cultural sites of interest. People come here for the flora and fauna, the beaches and volcanoes and national parks, for the adventure activities. All of those things are amazing and wonderful - I've been here for eight months and am continually amazed by how absolutely... Read More »
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Sky vs…The First Half Of 2017

This is part of my Sky vs... recap series. Each month I'll be sharing what the month before held as well as some of my favorite things. Since I've been lazy and not done this at all in 2017, consider this a catch up post! How are we already halfway through 2017? I swear it was January 1st the other day... Boruca during "El Juego de los Diablitos" TRAVEL For the first 2 months of 2017, I didn't do a whole lot. I've been focused on... Read More »
Honduras Child Alliance

Volunteering in Central America With The Honduras Child Alliance

From June 2016 to October 2016, I volunteered with the Honduras Child Alliance in the sweet little beach town of El Porvenir, Honduras. It was a challenging and rewarding period of my life, one that ended only because I decided to chase my dream of being a digital nomad and could no longer balance volunteering full-time with working (more than) full-time. The view on my walk to class each morning I realized I never wrote about my time at... Read More »
Jack Daniel's Distillery

A Free Shot of Jack on the Rocks in Lynchburg, Tennessee

After Bonnaroo I had no real plan of where I wanted or needed to be and no real desire to head straight back to Pennsylvania.. I checked myself into a hotel in Murfreesboro, Tennessee that became my base for the next two days for no reason other than it had the cheapest hotels in a close proximity to Bonnaroo. I was too exhausted and in need of a shower to care about anything else. The day after Bonnaroo was spent relaxing in an oversize... Read More »

The Places We Don’t Share

As a writer, I'm always thinking of the ways I can put my life on paper, whether it's through a city guide for a travel website, an article on a business with a mission that inspires me, a personal essay for a lifestyle publication or a post for this blog. I haven't always been good at this but as writing transitions into actually being a career for me, I find myself researching destinations before I travel just looking for that perfect... Read More »