Central America & Caribbean Travel

A Change of Scenery in Boquete, Panama

A Change of Scenery in Boquete, Panama

Having lived in the all encompassing, oft oppressive humidity of the Caribbean tropics for half a year, I decided it was time to breathe some cool mountain air, perhaps take a hike or two. Boquete, Panama, became the destination, a half-day away from Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Half a day ended up being ten hours(…)

Learn Language with Homestays

Learn Language with Homestays

If you want to experience a foreign culture in authenticity, eat the way locals eat, speak their language, walk a dusty mile in their flip flops, watch their familial interactions, drink a cup of coffee with them, and use their shower, I suggest doing a homestay.  This is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in(…)

What is it Really Like to Live in the Caribbean? (The Humid & Sandy Facts)

What is it Really Like to Live in the Caribbean? (The Humid & Sandy Facts)

In some ways, living in the Caribbean is a dream come true. In other ways, it’s a nightmare. Check out these 10 facts about what it’s really like to live in the Caribbean. No matter how much you shower, sand will always remain on your body.  This includes in your scalp, behind your ears, in(…)