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?
I’d been so envious of my friends when I had previously seen all their photos from their vacations to Nusa Lembongan. I couldn’t get over how blue the water looked and I knew for sure I had to see it for myself one day. We met up with two of our lovely friends and … More Bali on a budget: Nusa Lembongan
After a 12 hour bus ride from Panama City to Bocas del torro and three cloudy days spent on Isla Colon in Bocas del Toro, we made our way over the border to our first point of call in Costa Rica- Puerto Viejo. The border crossing itself was quite an experience. After exiting Panama you … More Falling in love with Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Settle in, it’s going to be a long post! Sailing the San Blas islands in Panama is something I had dreamt of doing for years and something I had been extremely excited and nervous about for months before we set sail. The San Blas islands consist of 365 different islands scattered along the Caribbean coast … More Sailing the San Blas islands, Panama
Santa Marta is where Colombians go to have the sun on their backs and rum in their glasses- so Lonely planet says. Sounds like a tropical paradise right? Wrong! Santa Marta to me is an ugly, dirty, dusty town (city?) that is hot, humid and very unpleasant to look at. Should you ever find yourself … More Santa Marta, Costeno beach surf camp & Palomino, Colombia
Playa Blanca is a beautiful Carribiean beach with white sands and bright blue waters located only a short one hour drive away from Cartagena. I hate boats with a vengeance, especially small boats (I get really seasick) so when I found out I didn’t have to take one of those stupid boats to playa Blanca … More Hammocks and cup noodles in Playa Blanca, Colombia