Tag: tropical

Hawai’i Weekend Getaway: How to See the Best on a Big Island Road Trip

Hawai’i Weekend Getaway: How to See the Best on a Big Island Road Trip

Day 1 of your Big Island Road Trip: Arrive in Kona You can fly into Kona or Hilo and get around the rest of the Island from there driving around Big Island. We chose to start and end our adventure in Kona, where the island’s [continue reading]

Studying Hummingbirds in Cerro de la Muerte

Studying Hummingbirds in Cerro de la Muerte

Back in 2016 I was working as an intern at a field studies program in Costa Rica. During the semester we traveled with the students and professors to field sites where they were taught about environmental conservation and how to conduct field research surveying wildlife, [continue reading]

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Costa Rican Wedding on a Budget

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Costa Rican Wedding on a Budget

My husband and I met under the cheesiest of circumstances- I was a senior in university studying abroad on my first time out of the country, and he was living back home with his mom – my host mom – after graduating from college. But [continue reading]

Why You Should Definitely Visit Nicaragua

Why You Should Definitely Visit Nicaragua

Nicaragua is known as the Land of Lakes and Volcanoes, and so with good reason when our student group set out to make a comparative study of the country just north of Costa Rica’s border, our first stop was the island of Ometepe: a land [continue reading]