Inside Zip Lining Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest

Inside Zip Lining Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest

Atop a platform, hundreds of feet in the air, the rainforest valley beneath you. Catapulted to the other side; frightened and exhilarated. Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica is a world-renowned zip line & canopy tour destination. Explore the stunning jungle scenery and thrilling heights of ziplining in Costa Rica.Picture lush valleys, green as far as the eye can see. Trees all around you so thick that you can feel the cool dampness radiate from the branches and leaves.

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Why Pre-Packaged Tours Are Not Ideal Reason #2: Missing Out on Overwhelming Joy

Why Pre-Packaged Tours Are Not Ideal Reason #2: Missing Out on Overwhelming Joy

The reputation of Ojo de Agua in Ometepe, Nicaragua preceded itself.

I had heard a lot about this natural pool; its’ stunning natural landscape, cool waters, rope swing, and infamous Coco Loco cocktails. This was high on my list of things to do in Ometepe, Nicaragua.

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How to Spend a Long Weekend in El Tunco, El Salvador

How to Spend a Long Weekend in El Tunco, El Salvador

El Tunco has a reputation for being a party town, however it’s probably different than you imagine.

In addition to enjoying a good time with locals and other travelers, El Tunco is a great place to surf, relax on the beach or pool, enjoy spectacular sunsets, delight in famous pupusas, do yoga, go for a hike and much more.

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Is El Tunco, El Salvador Really A Party Town?

Is El Tunco, El Salvador Really A Party Town?

I'll be the first to admit, El Salvador does not have a good or safe reputation, except from the people I’ve met traveling through Central America. Because of this, I decided that I would stop in El Salvador for a couple nights to check it out for myself. 

After considering several options for where to stay, I decide on El Tunco, even though it’s a “party town” because it’s logistically the easiest beach town to get to in El Salvador. But is El Tunco really a party town that should be avoided?

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32 Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit Antigua, Guatemala

32 Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit Antigua, Guatemala

Immediately upon arriving in Antigua Guatemala, I was smitten with it's old world charm. The buildings are Spanish colonial, the streets are still made of cobblestone, and ruins are sprinkled throughout the city.  There's nothing I recommend more than wandering through the streets of Antigua, gawking at the lovely buildings .

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