Category Archives: Personal

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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 »

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 »
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Sky vs…A Life Outside My Comfort Zone

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. Followers of this blog know my RTW journey has turned into a few trips to Central America and, now, to living in Costa Rica. My crazy adventures never... Read More »

How I Ended Up in Costa Rica + the Beginnings of Being a Digital Nomad

from my first trip to Orosi, Costa Rica When I said just over two years ago, having completely fallen in love with Orosi and the pura vida lifestyle, that I would someday live in Costa Rica, I wasn't thinking about that actually happening in the near future. Living in Costa Rica was a 5 year, a 10 year goal that was based more on how I felt having just set off on my first trip than actually having a desire to live in Costa Rica. And yet... Read More »

2017 Travel Plans and Goals

I know 2016 was basically The Worst Year Ever for a lot of people and while the first half of the year definitely knocked me off my feet, it wasn't the most tragic year ever. I did a lot of cool things in 2016, from being maid of honor in my best friend's wedding to heading to Bonnaroo solo to moving to Honduras AND Costa Rica and I like to think the cool things balanced out the shitty things. That said, I was still happy to start the new... Read More »