The once elusive whale sharks are now notorious on social media due to a relatively recent rise in whale shark tourism. For years I marveled at these photographs and followed their migration from Australia, to South East Asia, to Belize and finally encountered them nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
Pura Vida. The words roll off the tongues of locals and expats and embroider souvenirs across Costa Rica. The “pure life” is not only a greeting, but a mantra to the people who congregate in the country’s beaches and jungles.
Everything my husband and I own fits into the trunk of our car (except our dog, she fits in the back seat). We currently travel full-time by working online while living in Airbnbs (and we do it with student debt), but it wasn’t always like this. Nine months ago, in a move shocking to my …
When planning a backpacking trip, there are a few essentials to keep in mind to make the most out of your wilderness experience. The supplies you pack can make or break your adventure.
When I told my friends and family that I was going to teach English abroad, I got many reactions, ranging from “You don’t speak Spanish, so how can you teach English in South America?” to “that’s not a real job.”
It is no secret that travel can be as cheap or expensive as your personal preferences require. Just know, that if you’re on a tight budget and can’t suppress your wanderlust, travel is still obtainable.
As I pulled up the driveway of Gardenripe Farm, I saw a middle-aged man with a blue cap appear on the porch of a modest white house. He walked up to my driver side window to greet me, “you must be lost,” he said smiling.
If you’re willing to get a little muddy, and don’t mind misty air in your hair, there is a private fairytale-esque waterfall at the bottom of a mossy forest outside of Scotts Mills Oregon, waiting just for you.