Central America

Five Places To Stay In Nicaragua

February 17, 2017

I recently spent about two weeks in Nicaragua, traveling around. I really loved the country and you can read more about my adventures there in my posts about Granada, Maderas Village, San Juan Del Sur, and Hulakai Hotel. Speaking of which, today I’m going to share a short list of five places to stay in Nicaragua while you’re visiting. Five Places To Stay In Nicaragua Boca En Boca If you’re headed to Granada for a couple of days, definitely check…

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Central America

#CheckingIn: Hulakai Hotel

February 13, 2017
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If you’re interested in taking in stunning ocean views, then you have to check into Hulakai Hotel in Playa Maderas. The boutique hotel is located a short walk from the beach (make sure you have water with you, it’s steep). Because of its location on a hilltop, you’ll end up getting some of the best views you can imagine. Staying At Hulakai Hotel The hotel is made of terrace rooms, casitas, eco-pods, and a house. It’s the perfect place to stay…

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Travel Tips

Why You Should Always Purchase Travel Insurance

February 11, 2017
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I am a big believer in travel insurance. I’ve had to use it on more than one occasion and I’m going to share those two stories with you today. But before I do that, I’d love to ask all of you, do you buy travel insurance before a trip or do you just wing it and hope that nothing happens? I’d love to know your views on purchasing it before a trip. The First Time I Used My Travel Insurance Last…

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Central America

Six Things To Do In San Juan Del Sur

February 8, 2017

Odds are if you’re traveling through Nicaragua for a few weeks, you’ll end up in San Juan Del Sur at some point. It’s probably the biggest backpacker town in the whole country, and that’s because it’s home to the biggest party in all of Central America. But, there is more to the town than a sloppy Sunday (but that may be the best part). Five Things To Do In San Juan Del Sur 1. Visit The Nearby Beaches San Juan…

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Central America

#CHECKINGIN: Maderas Village

February 6, 2017
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If I could use one word to describe Maderas Village, it would be magical. There’s just something to be said about a place that makes you completely forget about the outside world. Maderas Village is that place. Why You Should Stay At Maderas Village Playa Maderas is located a short (but bumpy) twenty minute ride from the popular backpacker town of San Juan Del Sur. You can take a round trip shuttle from Casa Oro to Playa Maderas for five…

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Travel Inspiration

It’s Time To Learn More About Me Thanks To The Liebster Awards

February 3, 2017
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Thank you so much to Jackie from Get Lost With Jackie for nominating me for the Liebster Award! I’m actually excited to share some things with you guys that you may not know about me! So here you go… Learn More About Me From The Liebster Awards 1. How did you come up with the name for your blog? I try to find color wherever I can. And over the years of travel, my favorite places have always been the…

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Central America

#CHECKINGIN: Isleta El Espino

February 1, 2017
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Located just a ten minute boat ride from the colorful Spanish colonial city of Granada is an island so magical, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a different world. Isleta El Espino is a private island eco-resort located on Lake Nicaragua, minutes from the bustle of the city. Upon arriving, you’ll be offered a welcome drink. After, you will be whisked away to your beautiful room. All of this will happen while being captivated by the many sounds of nature that…

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Travel Tips

Traveling Colorfully With American Tourister

January 30, 2017
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Can you tell I like color? pause for laughter… Of course you can tell by now. And I have found the best suitcase in the world, because now I am traveling colorfully with American Tourister (and I can’t wait to show it off this summer in Europe). The well known brand is all about making travel fun and that’s clear with their new iLite luggage collection. They’ve been around since 1933 and know a few things about creating great suitcases for their buyers.…

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Travel Tips

How Do You Afford To Travel?

January 27, 2017
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This seems to be the age old question. I get it all of the time. People email me and send me DMs and ask, “How do you afford to travel?” And I really don’t like to talk about money, but I’ve got to be able to direct people to a post. I think my biggest issue with this question is that it seems as if people assume that I don’t work. I work. I work while I’m not traveling and I…

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Central America

4 Things To Do When Visiting Granada, Nicaragua

January 20, 2017
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I’m back on the road and I literally couldn’t be happier. I touched down in Nicaragua very late Thursday night/Friday morning and spent the night in Managua. The next morning I found my way to the bus station, hopped on my very first Chicken Bus and drove an hour and a half to Granada. When visiting Granada, Nicaragua, you’ll come across stunningly beautiful and super colorful architecture. The old time Spanish colonial town is dripping with charm and you will…

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