5 Best Reasons to Visit Costa Rica: Pura Vida Ecotourism

Costa Rica has been on my travel wish list for years. In fact it was so high on the list that we’d considered moving to the country even though we'd never visited. What's so special about Costa Rica? Read about this beautiful country and our reasons to visit Costa Rica and you’ll understand… Costa Rica … Continue reading 5 Best Reasons to Visit Costa Rica: Pura Vida Ecotourism

How to Plan a Sustainable Trip: a case study in green travel planning

As wildlife lovers, we have always been interested in environmentally friendly travel. We followed all the basics - avoiding plastics and taking short showers - but only recently began to understand all that goes into making our travel destinations sustainable. We’ve learned that taking time to understand the issues challenging the destination, and planning accordingly, … Continue reading How to Plan a Sustainable Trip: a case study in green travel planning

Winging It: Our Last Minute Decision to Travel After Loss

We are just home from two weeks in Costa Rica and Panama. Unlike most our travel, this trip was 'unexpectedly spontaneous' - meaning, though planned and booked months ahead, the actual departure was unexpected. A tragic death made us reconsider whether to even travel after loss.. Read how this trip came together to ultimately bring … Continue reading Winging It: Our Last Minute Decision to Travel After Loss