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That Time We Went Four-Wheeling in A Yaris

Read about the journey back to Santa Teresa after a pleasant day at Montezuma Falls (pictured here)

Venturing Into The Free Hot Springs

Pitch black. The rocky trail in front of us was nearly invisible. Alejandro, our knowledgeable and wonderful guide, put his head lamp on. Ah. Light. So much better. We slowly navigate our way to the springs, crossing a man-made slab of pavement. Warm water rolls over our toes. 

La Fortuna Falls: Is it Worth the $15?

Fast-forward to about 48 hours later. I am determined to see the waterfalls. I look around my hostel and apparently I'm not the only one. Now, there are four of us taking the hour and a half long trek to the State Park Headquarters where we will pay the $15 to get in. Fortunately, about half-way there, a Costa Rican Local with a pick-up truck offered our group a ride, which we gratefully accepted and piled into his truck bed.

Getting Free Accommodation: My Workaway in San Jose, Costa Rica

Workaway. An easy way to experience the culture, community and language of the place you want to go. Not to mention, a free bed, and near instantaneous travel family. When I found the site, I immediately began to type in the names of cities I wanted to visit and countries I had never been.

Singapore: The Basics

Gardens. Clean streets. Organization. Wide roads. Sedans. This was as different from Indonesia as could possibly be. My budget for my entire for days in Singapore was $100.00 USD including accommodations. Naturally, I booked an uber. My hostel was $12 USD a night, leaving me with $64 USD for the rest of the week. Currency … Continue reading Singapore: The Basics