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Big Sur-Vival Guide

Are you gearing up for a road trip along the Big Sur coast? Maybe you’re going to visit San Francisco and have some extra time to kill but haven’t decided how to spend it yet, or perhaps you’ve seen someone’s stunning photos of the Big Sur, added it to your destination bucket list, but don’t actually know anything about it. I just drove along that beautiful coastline and to be completely honest...

(Not) Hiking Volcan Baru

I stepped off of a yellow school bus into the city center of Boquete and looked around at the new atmosphere. Very different from the hot islands of Bocas Del Toro I had come from, I was in 60-degree weather with mountains in sight. As I stepped off my bus I caught a glimpse of Hostel Mamallena right in front of me which is where I was headed to ask about their shuttle and sign up to do the overnight hike up Volcan Baru.

What Draws Me To Travel

The greatest part about my trip in Central America can not be specified into a certain place, a specific moment, or one experience. I loved the experience as whole, the people, the places, all of it. One of the things that I loved the most no matter where I was was...

5 Tips I Learned at 5 Hostels

So you want to stay in a hostel? Allow me to lead the way!  I have stayed in my fair share of hostels, and these are some of my tried-and-true tips to get you staying in a hostel like a pro. I made the mistakes so you don't have to! This will be my first post in a series of articles to give you the insight you need to make staying in a hostel a breeze, even as a first timer! 

5 Ways To Save Time And Money Planning Your Next Trip

As I have traveled more and more I have started to become my friends go-to travel agent, and then my friends, friends travel agent, and their friends travel agent, and before I know it I’m handing out travel, planning, and booking advice to people I don’t even know!  As it seems to be such a popular question in my life as of late, I have decided it’s time to write about it and provide an available resource for people.  Finding affordable travel is not hard, and I can guarantee you...

The Truth About Hostels

One of the ways I’ve saved a lot of money this year when traveling is staying in hostels.  Hostels?? Yup, I’ve stayed in hostels in New Orleans, Georgia, and Miami this year, and have arrangements to stay at many more in the trips I have planned for the rest of the year.  For some reason people seem to have such a hard time...

The Hostel in the Forest Day 2

Day 2 of my adventure at the Hostel in the Forest! Saturday morning I woke up and to my surprise it was freezing! To everyone else not so much, but to a Florida girl like me it was was! I got out of bed, put on a couple layers of clothes, and the jackets I had with me and walked over to the common area of the Hostel...

#OneLessStranger

I had my first adventure in New Orleans, and made some new friends! Come along for the ride and meet my friends Sean, Matt, Elizabeth, and the cool guy at The Famous Door!