Solo Travel in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Horseback Ride

There’s a reason Costa Rica translated to “Lush Coast”. The flight into Santa Teresa from San Jose is like the scene from Moana when she sees Te Fiti. It’s the smallest plane I’ve ever been on. Maybe 8 passengers. It lands in what I’d equate to a little country bus stop. It really is a […]

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Our time in Roatan

First of all the view coming into the island is absolutely gorgeous… I mean check this out: This was one of those trips that just ended up being meant to be. I really wanted to take the girls to Iceland but, they weren’t allowing US Passport holders in at the time due to their Covid […]

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Money Matters

So I think one of the biggest detractors to traveling (especially Internationally) is the cost associated with it. I used to work for Allianz which is a travel insurance company based here in Richmond Virginia. The almost decade that I spent with them taught me one important lesson. Always set a budget… then double it. […]

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The Plan

So at a VERY high level… here’s the plan. The girls and I are going to quit jobs, homeschool… take the dogs and travel for a year. In order to do this we’ll have to sell the house we love so much here in Hanover, Virginia. We’ll miss it… but we don’t want to miss […]

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The Idea

I have no idea what made me think of it. I’ve always had a little bit of Wanderlust. Maybe it was the septic that broke for the 4958408 time in my “almost” brand new house. Maybe it was the job I felt like was going nowhere. Maybe it was the relationship that came to a […]

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Travel Tips

There are millions of tips out there on how to travel. For me the #1 thing that is sure to set me off is having too much stuff. I HATE carryon items. All I want is my backpack… that’s it. I don’t want to stow anything in the overhead compartments. I don’t want to be […]

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