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Costa Rica

My Top 5 Surf Beaches on the Nicoya Peninsula

My Top 5 Surf Beaches on the Nicoya Peninsula

It was the breathtaking beaches and consistent surf of Costa Rica that won my heart and started my addiction to travel. Costa Rica has become like a second home to me, after seven trips to the Nicoya Peninsula I have made…

Looking Back

Looking Back

While traveling, I am at a constant debate whether or not to journal or document my adventures.  On one hand it’s great to have words, pictures and videos to look back at, on the other hand, I feel a camera distracts…

Hiking in Rincon de la Vieja – Ups, Downs and Lessons Learned

Hiking in Rincon de la Vieja – Ups, Downs and Lessons Learned

Sometimes I find myself having to make the best of a situation when my blood sugar isn’t cooperating. My frequent battle with high morning readings, aka “the dawn phenomenon” can leave me sour in the a.m. and create complications with…

Hola From Playa Negra, Guanacaste Costa Rica!

Hola From Playa Negra, Guanacaste Costa Rica!

  My time here in Playa Negra has been a dream! Beautiful weather, fun waves, family and awesome new friends, I couldn’t ask for more. After an emotionally peculiar year, moving away from friends and spending most of my time…

Preparing for a Month Long Surf Trip with Type 1 Diabetes – What to Pack and Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Preparing for a Month Long Surf Trip with Type 1 Diabetes – What to Pack and Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Nothing quite rivals the feeling of anticipation leading up to an epic trip. Teaming with excitement as I type this from the terminal gate, waiting to board my flight to Costa Rica, a month of tropical weather, hollow waves and no…