Backpacking Gear

Black Diamond 55L backpack, Osprey 10L backpack, travel yoga mat, Kindle Paperwhite, Google Chromebook, Marmot rainjacket, Salomon trail running shoes, running sneakers, water bottle x 2,  flip flops, REI microfiber towel, inflatable travel headrest pillow, ID organizer, toiletries, towelettes, notebook/pen, and all things clothes.

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Boquete, Panama

When we were choosing where to go on our latest adventure, Panama was initially not on the list. The only thing I knew about the country is that they owned and operated a canal and that it’s a Spanish-speaking nation. We arrived ignorant to its culture and rich history and left learned and impressed by…

Playa Jaco, Costa Rica

8 Days in Costa Rica

8 Day Tour of Costa Rica Day 1 – Flight from BWI to SJO, night in San Jose, dinner at El Parque de Restaurant Day 2  – Bus to La Fortuna (Hotel Dorothy), lunch at Soda Viquez Day 3 – Horseback ride to la Fortuna waterfalls and hike, dinner at Rainforest Cafe Day 4 – Tabacon Hot Springs, then…

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Los Ticos

We’ve been traveling through Costa Rica for five days now and have learned a bit about the Ticos – as they call themselves. Costa Ricans are incredibly gracious and friendly people. Maybe it’s the sun’s warmth or the constant beauty that surrounds them. We’ve never encountered a country that’s consistently beautiful in every place. Taxi…