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Cost Rica has much to offer and beautiful places to see.  Even though it is more expensive than Nicaragua, we were


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.

Corn Island Nicaragua
October 4th, 2017 marks one year on the road for us! Before leaving the USA we researched and read many blogs
Uvita Costa Rica
I heard a scratching sound, close by.  I reached for my phone under my pillow.  It was 1AM.  The scratching continued


Stories from the places we visited to give you a feel for the area.

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 racoons
La Fortuna Hot Springs
The bus began a winding ascent into the mountains past small towns and mountain villages. Steep mountainsides boasted of beautiful
Cartago Costa Rica
Legend tells a tale of two brothers and the woman they loved in Cartago.  She chose and married one.  In
Lizard in Tortuguero Costa Rica
I'm currently in a bungalow on the Caribbean coast putting this post together on a sweltering afternoon.  My door is
San José Costa Rica
It was nine months ago when Bonnie and I made the decision to sell everything and travel the world.  That


Volunteering is a great way to get to know a country and its people.  Here are a few opportunities that we enjoyed.

Statue in San José Costa Rica
THE RED ZONE As we turned the corner into San Jose's red zone, a woman with her eyes to the sky
Ocean water from Uvita
Read about our first week in the refugio here. The Spanish word Solté means let go.  In this refuge, you
Jungle in Uvita
It is 5am. The windows lay wide open allowing a breeze to fill the room with the fragrance of the jungle.
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