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. […]
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 […]
When I began this blog, I imagined that I would soon be on an adventurous round-the-world journey that would have me outside of my comfort zone on a daily basis, that I wouldn’t even need to make an effort to get outside of my comfort zone because I would be living outside my comfort zone. […]
Seneca Falls is where the women’s rights movement began and that history continues to be respected in the town, making it a must-visit for both history buffs and feminists.
(This post was originally published on Sky vs World in 2014. However, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic for Guatemala and decided it was time to share it again.) Before I headed to Guatemala for the first time, my friend and I joked that I would fall madly in love. We were talking about the Guatemalan […]
My first impression of Costa Rica is not unlike my first impression of Guatemala and Panama – clean airports, long custom lines, and a general uncertainty of “What am I even doing here?” However, unlike in Guatemala and Panama, in Costa Rica I arrive alone, exhausted after nearly 48 hours of travel, with thoughts of […]