Hasta luego, Costa Rica!

COSTA RICA –> USA I knew the day would come that I would be heading home from Costa Rica but it always seemed so far away. It feels like just yesterday that I was packing up my heavy, overstuffed bags and heading to the airport in preparation for this journey. You know what they say;
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA Another year, another Thanksgiving spent abroad.   
Bocas del Toro, Panamá

Exactly where I need to be

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA You know those days that leave you exhausted to the point where, at the end of the day, you wonder ‘how did I get through that’? Today felt like one of those days. Where I wondered if I was getting myself in over my head but also knew I could handle

1 month in Costa Rica update

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA I have officially been in Costa Rica for just over a month and am loving every second of the pura vida lifestyle! I’ve been taking advantage of all the opportunities here and have spent nearly every weekend traveling to other parts of this gorgeous country. A few cool things that have been
Tortuguero, Costa Rica Friday: The last weekend in September was a long weekend and- imagine that!- we had no plans whatsoever. I decided to take a trip to Tortuguero, Costa Rica with my friends Oneil and Mike. We found out the best way to get there was a bus from San José to Cariari, then another
RIO PACUARE, COSTA RICA On September 15, Día de Independencia in Costa Rica, we didn’t have school so my friends and I decided to go on a white water rafting excursion. I had never gone rafting before so I really had not a clue what to expect, but I’m always up for trying something new so
MANUEL ANTONIO, COSTA RICA I’ve been lucky enough to already have made some great friends here and we decided there was no better time to go on our first weekend trip than the first weekend! I had read about some must-sees in Costa Rica and one of them was Manuel Antonio on the Pacific coast.

Trouble in paradise

San José, Costa Rica I know I have yet to write an actual post about being in Costa Rica yet, but I promise it’s in the works. I have literally had next to no time to even stop and think; it’s been go go go since I arrived in San José a week and a half ago-

A night in Pisa, Italy

PISA, ITALY You have noooo idea how long ONE photo of me holding up the tower took……

All roads lead to Rome


1 day in: Toledo, Spain

Toledo, Spain Okay, I must admit that the excursion to Toledo was not my favorite. I think it’s mostly because I started out quite grumpy; I was starving but my sandwich was soggy so I had to scope out a place to buy something vegetarian without sitting down for an hour, there were randomly flies
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1 day in: Segovia, Spain

Segovia, Spain