Starting this post, I was more than tempted to dive into how incredible this past year has been for me; all the fun and wild things I’ve seen and done, the incredible friends I’ve made, and all the experience, knowledge and memories I’ve gained and will never forget. But the things I’ve done this year, although … More Three Big Questions Answered (for now)
Just a photo following up that last post about backpackers’ styles…do I rock it?!
Just wanted to say a few things about traveling in general as a backpacker. Oh, the romanticism behind the thought of backpacking across New Zealand… Don’t get me wrong! It is plenty romantic, gorgeous and unique in so many ways, and I wouldn’t change it if I could. But man, you don’t quite realize what … More Ah, the backpacker’s lifestyle
Before that last Costa Rica part 2 I promised, just wanted to update on my current whereabouts…in New Zealand! The three weeks prior to coming here I travelled around the States, which was a great experience. On January 11th I set off to Austin, Texas and spent the next three weeks with Joel, a friend … More To Sum Things Up – Denver, Texas, New Zealand
Happy New Year and Merry Christmas! I’m bringing in the new year with lots of posts and updates. I am home for the holidays and have been enjoying the short time I have with friends and family, and I miss the home I left behind in Jaco, Costa Rica. Although I’m home in Pennsylvania now, … More So…what went down in my first Costa Rica trip?
After a very busy past three weeks, I’m back on the Pacific side of Costa Rica, my home base. These few weeks of traveling completely alone have definitely had their ups and downs, and I really looked forward to coming back to friends and a place I was comfortable and familiar with. It’s amazing how … More Young Rambles & Questions
Meet these two amazing friends of mine, Nirea and Aldo. They both lost their parents to hunting or electric wires and were rescued by an incredible local shelter, and thanks to donations, volunteers, time, and lots of loving care they are climbing and playing around my neck and teaching me more about myself than any … More Monkeying Around
After an extended break (possibly too long) from my blog and from most electronics in general, I am more than ready to get back into the game and update everyone on the incredible adventures I have had the past 55 days in Costa Rica. So much has changed. My plans for this year, my outlook … More Hola Mis Amigos!
The best swim I’ve ever been on, my best friend and I again on the Road to Hana next to a gorgeous tall waterfall
“Travel is rebellion in its purest form. We follow our heart; We free ourselves of labels; We lose control willingly; We trade a role for reality; We love the unfamiliar; We trust strangers; We own only what we can carry; We search for better questions, not answers; We truly graduate; We, sometimes, choose never to … More Best friends that adventure together…