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  • Paradise Found: Finca Mystica

    One of my favourite things about visiting Nicaragua was the opportunity to reconnect with nature. Like many, I spend way too much time staring at screens. Spending a week on a…

  • 6 Things to Do on Isla de Ometepe

    During the second week of my Nicaragua trip, I planned a visit to Isla de Ometepe. The island is formed by two volcanoes in the heart of Lake Nicaragua. From San…

  • 5 Weeks in Nicaragua

    Hola, readers! I apologize that I haven’t updated my blog in a while. Work, travel, and studying have kept me rather busy! Lately, I’ve been traveling a lot for my job,…

  • How to Enjoy Madrid on a Budget

    Madrid is a culture behemoth—you can’t imagine all the wonderful knick knacks, tasty treats, wonderful sights in the Spanish capital.  There’s simply no other city like Madrid. While it can be…

  • Hostel Hacks: What to Pack

    Hostels are a great way to keep costs down when traveling. If you can handle the inconveniences (and lack of privacy) that come with dorm life, you can save some serious…

  • First Class Ticket to Barcelona

    2016 started out with a serious case of itchy feet, but between job hunting, applying for grad school, and a failed cross-country move, an international trip seemed out of the question.…

  • How to Find a 5-Star Hostel

    I know, I know, you’re probably thinking a 5-star hostel sounds like a total oxymoron. However, just because you’re on a backpacker’s budget doesn’t mean you have to miss out on…