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Costa Rica Words and Phrases to Know Before Visiting

Since studying Spanish intermittently throughout my life, I’ve picked up enough basic phrases and words to get by in most Spanish-speaking countries. But when visiting Costa Rica this past winter in the heart of Central America, I suddenly found myself speechless. As I quickly learned, the Spanish they speak in Costa Rica is slightly different …

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Win an LGBT Holiday to Costa Rica – Exclusive Sweepstakes!

I visited Costa Rica this past November and fell in love with the country—the food, the natural beauty, the beaches and the Tico culture. It’s no surprise that it tops so many “best of the world” lists. In a country that’s only the size of West Virginia, there are over 150 volcanic formations with seven active …

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Wombat Wednesday: Not Australia

Wombat Wednesday is a photo series showcasing the travels of Mr. Wombat. Who is Mr. Wombat? Well, he’s a stuffed wombat I brought back from Australia. Why? Because wombats are awesome—especially Mr. Wombat who has been all over the world. Kind of. Australia’s been on my mind. And though this photo wasn’t taken in Australia, …

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Wombat Wednesday: The Beach

Wombat Wednesday is a new photo series showcasing the travels of Mr. Wombat. Who is Mr. Wombat? Well, he’s a stuffed wombat I brought back from Australia. Why? Because wombats are awesome—especially Mr. Wombat who has been all over the world. Kind of. I probably should’ve used this photo last week since you can clearly …

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