Beach Day – Costa Rica

It’s pretty fantastic to be speaking Spanish again. I absolutely love it and am finding it easier to remember vocab words. Or at least the words related to beaches and food:). Don’t ask me about my feelings or something in the past or future. Costa Rica is beautiful. The lush vegetation and mountains are unlike…

Hot and Sweaty

I’m ready to be hot and sweaty while exploring erupting volcanoes and watching Sam surf for the first time in over a decade (well maybe he’s surfed since moving to the states but I doubt it.) We’re on our way to the pure life of Costa Rica! I got my toes done yesterday so I’m…

Feed the Crocodiles

Has anyone been to Costa Rica?  What was the highlight of your trip?  I want recommendations!  I’ll admit that I am world’s worst internet researcher but I am struggling to find good information on travel to Costa Rica.  We leave in 2 weeks with Kurtis and Sarah for the town/village/beach of Tamarindo.  I’m anticipating a…

Summer-ish Days

I like hanging out with this guy. He currently has no work trips planned! While that means less mileage points for me to steal it also guarantees that someone will be here to listen to my ramblings and make sure my breakdown moments are kept to a minimum. He also takes me to Jersey Mike’s…

How to do Prague – part 3

<a After having a modern-day soliloquy overlooking the city from this vantage point, you would surely snap out of your ponderings and continue to stroll along towards the palace, passing through growths of lilacs that frame the city in a new and sweet-smelling way: At this point you would find yourself at the base of…