Adventures in Nicaragua (a series)

My recent trip to Costa Rica included a detour to San Carlos, Nicaragua.  Detour? Yes, detour because it wasn’t on the original itinerary. We were supposed to go on a night hike through the frog forest (or something like that).  Night. Hike. Costa Rican jungle.  Night.  Um… NO was the …

Truth: A 1,000 Step Program

Approximate Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been betrayed by every single mirror in my house… in the entire United States! I said this to myself standing in front of the full length mirror in my hotel room.  Tired. Sweaty. A little muddy. Completely disgusted with my reflection… with myself… Just …

Pure Life Begins Abroad

Approximate Read Time:  3 minutes Costa Rica is not the first stamp in my passport… …but I have to say it is the most significant, so far.  I have stamps from various Caribbean islands and from Canada and while wonderful experiences they were, I never really felt like I was …

The Guilt Trip

Read Time: approximately 4 minutes “Tomorrow, I am going to embark on my very first real adventure. No work.  No family. Just me.  I’m going to #CostaRica and #Nicaragua for 6 days. In addition to putting a much-needed stamp in my barren passport, this trip marks the beginning of a mental, …