I hope you will enjoy learning about my travels and become inspired to plan your own adventures. I am looking forward to adding lots of travel tips and ideas, and in the meantime, you can read my journals and view galleries of the trips I’ve taken. Please feel free to leave comments so I know you’ve visited, and click the “Follow me” button above if you want to be notified when I post new content. Thanks, and bon voyage!

If you prefer the visual to the verbal, check out my photo albums page, with links to all my online galleries.


A note about photos and images on this site. Whenever possible, I have attempted to credit the source of all images that are not my own. If you find any image that you own that is not properly attributed or would like me to remove, please let me know and I will be happy to make any necessary updates to comply with copyright requirements. Most uncredited photos are in the public domain and come from Pixabay

Recent Posts

Off to Mexico Again

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My last trip to Mexico was just over a year ago. Now I’m going back, to a different place and for a different reason. I’m currently at SeaTac waiting for my flight to... READ MORE

Pura vida, Part Six

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I got home three days ago. I was unable to blog from Drake Bay, so I’m going to have to provide a quick retrospective of the last leg of my journey. READ MORE

Pura vida, Part Five

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It’s 8 am on Christmas morning, and I’ve seen and done so much since my last post, five days ago, I can’t begin to recap it all. Much as I wish I could... READ MORE

Pura vida, Part Four

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Thursday, December 20, 7:00 am It’s Thursday morning, and my time at Arenal is coming to an end. In a little over an hour I will get picked up for my ride to... READ MORE

Pura vida, Part Three

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Some truths about travel I think I gave some of my readers the wrong impression with the last couple of posts. I haven’t been unhappy or disappointed or been looking for reasons to... READ MORE

Pura vida, Part Two

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Wristbands When I checked into my hotel yesterday, I was given a green wristband and told I needed to keep it on for my entire stay. It’s for security, I was told, and... READ MORE