Blog, stories

International Love Affairs

  A year ago today I began three very different and unexpected love affairs. My First Love Affair The first love affair started off like most other love affairs. Slow and steady, taking my time trying to get to know what I was jumping in to. As if anyone actually knows what they are getting […]

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thoughts

Wanderlust: What You Need to Know

  Your life will never be the same. I mean this in good and bad ways. Giving in to your wanderlust will rock you to the core, and change you in ways you never thought you would change (read The Gypsy Life: How Living Out of a Backpack Can Change You), but it will also […]

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bucket list, stories

How Living Out of a Backpack Can Change You

  Detachment From People and Things (In a good way) Relying on things or anybody else to make me feel some way was a guaranteed letdown. So many things went missing, or there simply wasn’t room for them in my backpack so I gave them away. The first time I purged a pile of stuff […]

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stories

Costa.Surf.Love

  Costa Costa Rica can be summed up in one word. Magical. I am absolutely falling in love with this country and the people. I am beyond thankful I decided to buy a ticket and worry about the rest later. The universe is taking me to some really awesome places (Like Bocas del Toro, Panama […]

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stories

#JungleProblems: Living in the Costa Rican Jungle

#JungleProblems: What I Have Learned About Living in the Jungle Living in the jungle sounds really exotic and I think people romanticize the idea as some epic adventure. Well I have news for you, it is simply just another place to live, another place to adapt to certain ways of life, and learn certain lessons […]

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stories

I Fly Solo

*Photo by Colt Fetters http://www.coltfetters.com On Sticking Out So I finally got to dip my toes into experiencing another country alone. Granted it’s the small and safe town of Puerto Jimenez and it’s only for a couple hours. I am sitting here at Monka Coffe Shop reflecting on my last few hours of solo wandering. […]

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