General Things to Know Transportation If you are island hopping, you’ll find that most of your time is spent on transport. Transportation across the islands is not difficult, but rather annoying because it is either unreliable or never on time. Ferries rarely leave on time, and even flights are often delayed by half an hour. … More Indonesia Part I
Despite popular belief, the start of rainy season is a wonderful time to visit Nicaragua! The jungle is lush, the tourists are sparse, and the hotel/hostel accommodations are at a discount! And of course, there are volcanoes everywhere. Day 1 – Managua & Granada I arrived around noon in Managua after a long 10-hour layover … More Nicaragua: the land of volcanoes
My most recent trip was to the Canary Islands at the end of May. I flew from Los Angeles (LAX) to New York (JFK), then to Madrid (MAD), and finally landing on the island of Tenerife (TFN). After spending 5 days on the island, I flew to its sister island, Gran Canaria. Weather May is … More Canary Islands in May
If I got a penny for every time I’ve been asked “Why do you travel alone?” or a gasp from the thought of it, I’d be a millionaire. I could come up with a number of reasons, but here are 5: 1. It makes planning trips so much easier.Truly! It does! You go on your own … More 5 Reasons to Travel Solo
Although I’ve been to many countries–36 to be exact–in the past 6 years, I’ve failed to document my adventures for each one. Womp. Thankfully I have photos for recollection! It’s never too late! But for time’s sake, I’ll start with my most recent trip (in the next post). Wait! But before that…I want to share why … More The start. The inspiration. The journey.