where in the world wednesday: arenal

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

hiking in the rainforest by the arenal volcano in costa rica

through the lens

Monday, March 8th, 2010

photographs of Quepos, Costa Rica

local souvenirs

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Looking for local local souvenirs in Costa Rica I stumbled upon an art gallery of local artists’ work in Quepos, Costa Rica

las flores de costa rica

Monday, February 8th, 2010

For the past couple of weeks I have been without my external hard drive because the cord broke and as a result, I have been without my photos – that’s where I keep them. I have had to get creative with my posts lately – stealing from my own Flickr and Facebook accounts on occasion […]

manuel antonio

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

One of the coolest parts about traveling around Costa Rica was running into other travelers again and again. We spent our much of our time in Manuel Antonio with a couple from California that we had met briefly at our hotel in Arenal. After we had gone our separate ways, we suddenly found ourselves sharing […]

win a free trip to costa rica

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

I am taking a quick break from recapping my Costa Rica trip even though I know you’re thinking, “she’s seriously not done yet?!” But if I haven’t convinced you that it is worth a plane ticket to go to that wonderful country yet, I thought you should know that in conjunction with Gap Adventures, Nomadic […]

los animales de costa rica

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

One of the strangest things I saw in Costa Rica had to do with something close to home, almost. In Manuel Antonio while eating lunch we saw a cat darting across the ground with something in his mouth. My brain was trained to see a mouse or a tiny rodent hanging from his teeth, but […]

zipping through arenal

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

After spending our first night at Adventure Inn in San Jose, which was lovely, Mike and I woke up early to catch our bus to Arenal. Here, we stayed at Hotel Paraiso, which was kind of a destination all its own. Our room was this tiny little cabin with a porch and a set of […]