Curious about how much money our trip cost? What type of places we stayed in? How many cooking classes we took? Check out this blog entry to see some interesting stats on our 2018 trip to Mexico & Costa Rica trip! Complete Itinerary This just lists the places we stayed; we took day trips to … More Mexi-Rica 2018 By the Numbers
There’s an app called “1SE” or “One Second Everyday”. The basic premise is that you take a video everyday then string it together to make a montage of your week, month, year, etc. We did this last year for our 2017 South America trip and again for this year’s time in Mexico and Costa Rica. … More One Second a Day
It’s well-known that Costa Rica is filled with amazing and beautiful birds and animals, but we were a little surprised to find just how full of tourists it is as well. The first thing we noticed when coming from Mexico was how much Costa Rica can feel like Disney World as you get shuttled around … More A Visit to Central Costa Rica
Driving in Costa Rica is not for the faint of heart. All the guidebooks are full of dramatic warnings about the quality of the roads, frequent landslides and river crossings, impossible navigation, and daredevil drivers. And for the most part, they’re right. But that’s not to say that you shouldn’t rent a car in Costa … More Driving in Costa Rica – ¡Que Loco!
The landscape in Costa Rica is simply amazing. For a country that’s about the size of West Virginia, it has an incredible diversity of scenery as well as an amazing array of flora and fauna to go with it. You could start your day with a hike up a volcano, then visit the cloud forest … More Volcanoes and Cloud Forests
B&B owner: “Are you guys big bird watchers?” Jenny: “I mean, if they’re there, we’ll look at them” B&B owner: “That’s good. Birders are a weird bunch.” Bird watchers flock from around the world to catch a glimpse of the aerial wildlife in Costa Rica. While Jenny and I aren’t exactly avid about avians, it’s … More Birds of Costa Rica
One of the most challenging things about long term travel is the constant planning and decision-making that goes with it. Usually we book somewhere to stay at least a day before but last week when staying in Manuel Antonio, we went to bed without a plan for the next day. We slept too late and … More Shipping Container Heaven