May 23, 2018

12-Day Nicaragua Travel Itinerary

My trip to Nicaragua was my first solo trip, my first time to Central America, and my first small group tour. Joining a whirlwind trip with G-Adventures, we covered the country’s highlights in just under two weeks. Follow this 12-day itinerary for your own adventure, however this certainly wasn’t enough […]
September 27, 2017

Living With A Local: A Nicaraguan Homestay Experience

My time in Nicaragua had already been quite eventful once I’d got past my volcano boarding saga (didn’t hear but that? Click here to read more), so when it came to spending a few days with a local family on the island of Ometepe, what was there to worry about? […]
September 15, 2017

Volcano Boarding – When It All Goes Wrong!

I would never really refer to myself as an adrenaline junkie, but as soon as I booked my tickets to Nicaragua, I knew there was one activity that I wanted to do – and that was to go volcano boarding. We would hike up Cerro Negro, Nicaragua’s youngest volcano, sit […]
September 11, 2017

Sloths Of The Jaguar Rescue Center

I visited Costa Rica in 2014 as part of a 6-week trip across Central America, and there was one thing that I couldn’t wait to see –  a sloth! I’m a huge animal lover, so there was no chance I was going to visit Costa Rica without seeing one of […]
September 8, 2017

Monteverde Extremo: Zip Lining

There are several spots to zip line in Central America, however none better than Monteverde, home to the highest zip line cables throughout Latin America. I hadn’t really contemplated just how high this was when I signed up, but I’m thrilled I got a chance to do this as I […]
September 6, 2017

Sarapiqui River: White Water Rafting 

The Sarapiqui River is located in the Arenal and La Fortuna area of Costa Rica, and is a popular spot for white water rafting. The rapids are a grade 3-4, so perfect for adventurous first time rafters, but those more experienced adrenaline junkies are still guaranteed to have an exhilarating […]
July 20, 2017

A Foodies Guide To NYC 

With a population of over 1.6 million people, it’s no surprise there is an endless list of old favourites and newly opened restaurants to discover in New York City. Adam and I visited New York in early December (to celebrate our first year together – yay, go us!), and between […]
May 30, 2017

My Instagram 7 Day Beach Photo Challenge

In case anyone isn’t on Instagram (how is that possible?), or doesn’t follow my Instagram account yet (please add me – I need to get my followers up!), I wanted to share a challenge I set myself last week. For a little bit of fun, I thought I’d set myself a […]
March 23, 2017

48 Hours In Granada, Nicaragua

Nicaragua might be one of the least visited countries throughout Central America, but not for much longer. Sandwiched between Costa Rica and Honduras, this picturesque country is steadily increasing in popularity with more travellers visiting year on year. With so much to offer, and importantly on a such reasonable budget […]