The Solo Female Backpacker’s Guide to 7 Weeks in Nicaragua

  Nicaragua is the country where I traveled the longest during my 3 months in Central America. Originally, I had planned to go all the way north to at least Guatemala or maybe even Mexico. When I found a cheap flight leaving from San Jose, Costa Rica, though, I changed my tune. I’d heard great […]

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Peaceful in Panama: How to Do an Inexpensive Caribbean Vacation

  Peaceful in Panama: How To Do an Inexpensive Caribbean Vacation After my crazy 5 days learning Spanish in Bocas Town, I was ready for some peace and quiet. Enter Isla Bastimentos, the peaceful counterpart to Isla Colon’s frenzy. About a 10 minute boat ride away from the main island, Bastimentos is the place people […]

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Throwback Thursday – A Weekend in the Catskills

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I borrowed my car from my brother (who I lent my car to when I moved to the city) for a couple weeks and decided to take advantage of it by going on a road trip to spend the weekend in the Catskills. I feel a slight sense of shame in calling Woodstock/Phoenicia “Upstate” because […]

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Atlantic City Part One

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July 4th weekend, my family went to Atlantic City. Originally, I hadn’t much interest in A.C. Then, I started seeing advertisement for A.C. all over NYC and especially in my Time Out NY magazine. Has anyone else noticed them really pushing Atlantic City on NYC folk? Getting to A.C. from NYC was very easy, so […]

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