Stories from the Road: Juan Dual

Stories from the Road: Juan Dual

Have you ever met someone who’s energy and positivity is so strong that it gives you the goosebumps? Meet Juan from Valencia, Spain. He is one of those people for me. We met at the gorgeous Laguna…

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Stories from the Road: Juan Dual
12 Travel Gift Ideas for a Backpacker

12 Travel Gift Ideas for a Backpacker

With the holidays just around the corner, some of us are either getting ready to go on vacation or scrambling to buy those last-minute gifts for our loved ones. I don’t really like shopping, but I love…

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12 Travel Gift Ideas for a Backpacker

With the holidays just around the corner, some of us are either getting ready to go on vacation or scrambling to buy those last-minute gifts for our loved ones. I don’t really like shopping, but I love…

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Not Your Average Bicycle Ride Around Isla de Ometepe

Not Your Average Bicycle Ride Around Isla …

Anything that seems impossible can be accomplished when in good company. I’ve experienced this firsthand. When I arrived on Isla de Ometepe, an island smack-dab in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, I thought I’d set…

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Not Your Average Bicycle Ride Around Isla …

Anything that seems impossible can be accomplished when in good company. I’ve experienced this firsthand. When I arrived on Isla de Ometepe, an island smack-dab in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, I thought I’d set…

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Through My Eyes: November 2015

Through My Eyes: November 2015

November. Best. Month. Ever. Before I arrived in Nicaragua, I had a feeling that I was going to love this country. Everyone who goes to Nicaragua loves it. But I had no idea that this country would…

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Through My Eyes: November 2015

November. Best. Month. Ever. Before I arrived in Nicaragua, I had a feeling that I was going to love this country. Everyone who goes to Nicaragua loves it. But I had no idea that this country would…

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Need for Speed: Volcano Boarding Down Cerro Negro

Need for Speed: Volcano Boarding Down Cerro Negro

It didn’t take much for me to sign up for volcano boarding down Cerro Negro, an active volcano near León. I’d heard whispers about it along the Gringo Trail as I got closer to Nicaragua.…

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Need for Speed: Volcano Boarding Down Cerro Negro
Hiking Volcán Acatenango: A Test of My Mind, Body, and Soul

Hiking Volcán Acatenango: A Test of My Mind, Body, and Soul

Just like they say ‘don’t bite off more than you can chew’, don’t pack more than you can carry. Sweat dripped down my face. I couldn’t keep from breathing so heavily that it sounded like…

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Hiking Volcán Acatenango: A Test of My Mind, Body, and Soul

Just like they say ‘don’t bite off more than you can chew’, don’t pack more than you can carry. Sweat dripped down my face. I couldn’t keep from breathing so heavily that it sounded like…

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