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Rookie Travel Goofs

Travel Goofs

Costa Rica was the scene of my first international solo trip back in 2012. With my imminent return I started thinking a lot about that trip. I was such a baby traveller back then. Everyone has some misconceptions and makes some silly travel mistakes when they first start travelling. I was no exception.

How Much Does It Cost to Travel To Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a stunning country with a lot to offer visitors from a wide range of wildlife to beautiful scenery, pristine beaches to countless adventure opportunities. Despite being located in Central America, don’t expect prices like nearby countries like Nicaragua. Prices often reflect their mature tourism industry and infrastructure. That being said, you can still find some great deals in the tropical paradise.

Costa Rica: Then and Now

Costa Rica

I wasn’t planning on travelling this winter/spring. I really wasn’t. I told all my friends as much. I made plans for how I’d squirrel away money instead to pad up my savings account. I tried to find ways to convince myself that seeing a slowly growing account would be just as thrilling as tropical adventures. But then came the seat sales.

Winter Vacations for Canadians (That Aren’t All-Inclusives)

Bravo Beach Hotel - Vieques, Puerto Rico |

This time of year it feels like everyone I know is planning an all-inclusive resort trip to the Caribbean. I’ve looked into them myself but my own personal travel taste is leaning more towards the independent aventure style as time goes on. Mind you, I still love sun, sand, and surf so I wanted to provide you with some alternative warm weather destinations that you can easily visit for a week.

Island Hopping in El Nido

The Philippines and Nicaragua: 8 Unexpected Similarities

When you think of Southeast Asia, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? White sand beaches? Elephants and tigers? Temples? You’re not alone. Most people think on...

Snowmobiling in Newfoundland

My Newfoundland Winter Bucket List

It’s no secret that me and winter in Newfoundland don’t always get along. It can be wet, cold, sloppy, and grey. Days are short. Sidewalks disappear. But there are al...

Alt Hotel St. John's

My Winter Staycation at the Alt Hotel in St. John’s

What’s the best way to get the feeling of travel without having to hop on a plane or train? Book yourself a staycation in your hometown. I recently spent a relaxing, bu...

Do You Change How You Speak When You Travel?

Do you find yourself changing how you speak when you travel? Do you use simpler words? Avoid slang? Do you pick up local words and phrases and bring them home? Five trave...

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    • Ive ridden horses a handful of times in the past
    • Another great way to spend a sunset in Santa Teresa?
    • The best way to enjoy the sunset in Costa Rica?
    • Wouldnt you love to get away to this gorgeous eco
    • As much as I love going on vacation and staying
    • I had mixed feelings on this staircase made of books
    • A little throwback to gondolas bobbing on the lagoon in