Central America & Caribbean Travel

Hola Xela: An Authentic Experience in Spanish School

Hola Xela: An Authentic Experience in Spanish School

Voluntarily putting yourself through school when you’ve finished University well over 5 years ago and never planned on going back is crazy, or at least for me it was. But little did I know, rather than focusing on repetition and rules, my teacher and I had a long conversation about prostitution, transvestites, drug trafficking, religious(…)

Costa Rica: Hike a Volcano, Save a Dog, Pura Vida!

Costa Rica: Hike a Volcano, Save a Dog, Pura Vida!

Aside a magnificent and near perfect cone volcano sits a small town named La Fortuna. The town’s name means”The Fortune,” as it was a refuge for survivors of the volcano’s unforgiving eruption in 1968. Just one year ago you could have found yourself in a front row seat for a relentless display of fire, steam(…)