The number one thing that stops us from traveling is MONEY, following closely behind is commitments (such as jobs), fear of the unknown and the courage to take the plunge and leave your home and comfort zone. But how much money does it actually cost to travel? The answer is…not as much as you think. … More How much does it cost to travel?
Most people are aware of Culture shock when travelling to a foreign country, but how many of us are aware of the Reverse culture shock that happens upon returning home? I had no idea what had hit me the first time I returned home from my trip to Europe in 2010 and I have experienced it pretty much … More Reverse Culture shock and how to deal with it
1. More locals speak English here than in South America (since NO ONE in South America does). 2. You still need basic Spanish to survive here, plus it’s much more interesting when you can have a conversation (sort of) with a local. 3. Public transport is almost always the best way to go as tourist buses and … More 25 Things I learned in Central America