How I Saved $15,000 for my Trip Around the World

"Are you rich?" "How can you afford to travel so much?" These are the first questions people ask me when I tell them how often I travel. As a millennial, I fully understand the struggle to stay afloat financially. Most 20 somethings are just starting their careers and learning to live independently. Student loans, rent, … Continue reading How I Saved $15,000 for my Trip Around the World

5 Advantages and Disadvantages of Solo Travel

As I diligently prepared for my six week trip to Europe, I could not help but boast about my upcoming adventures and all the exciting things I would be doing. I noticed a common response after I mentioned I would be traveling for a couple of those weeks by myself. Most people were concerned about … Continue reading 5 Advantages and Disadvantages of Solo Travel

15 Essentials for Camping in the Costa Rican Rainforest

1. Dry Sack: It's called the rainforest for a reason. It's wet and moist all the time here, a dry sack will keep all of your valuables protected. 2. Waterproof Jacket: It's lightweight and works well against light to heavy rain. It will dry quickly which is important. 3. Baby Powder: Things tend to mold … Continue reading 15 Essentials for Camping in the Costa Rican Rainforest

Revolutionary Figures in Latin American history: The Many Faces of Che Guevara

The presence of revolutionary leaders in Latin American culture is undeniable. As I travel through Central America I come across merchandise involving leaders such as Che Guevara and Sandino. Both are admired for their self-sacrifice and are considered martyrs of the people for fighting against the imperialism of the US government. Being from the United … Continue reading Revolutionary Figures in Latin American history: The Many Faces of Che Guevara