• Where Will You Fly To?
    Personal Finance,  Sustainable Life,  Travel

    Essential Travel Hacking Tips, Myths, and, Facts

    I did a thing last month. I ventured into the deep dark ocean of travel hacking. What compelled me to do this? Post after post on social media bragging how (insert name of famous blogger) scored first-class tickets to Paris, Australia, or Peru for free or next to free, by using this or that travel hacking tip. I have always questioned giving up good solid cash back in lieu of points but last month something made me investigate this whole unexplored realm and it was an enlightenment.

  • Sustainable Holiday Season
    Intentional Living,  Sustainable Life

    Tips For A More Sustainable Holiday Season

    How to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season: It's Fall again and what does Fall herald? The beginning of the holiday season. First, we have Halloween and then Thanksgiving followed shortly by Christmas (or Hanukkah and other celebrations). The holidays are wonderful but with them, comes a lot of excess and waste. This post is a collaborative effort between myself and Carly of My Green Toddler, that will help you have a more sustainable holiday season.

  • Espadilla Beach Manuel Antonio
    Costa Rica

    Costa Rica Itinerary Day 8 – Manuel Antonio – Quepos

    Where to Now? Uvita? Manuel Antonio? Parrita? Osa Mountain Village was our last "planned" stop of our 17-day itinerary, so we had some decisions to make on our last night in Osa. We wanted to drive up the Pacific coast and see the coastal town of Uvita and perhaps explore Dominical and beyond to Manuel Antonio, but after that, we had a clean slate, with no further destinations planned. I tried to arrange some property viewings with some realtors in the Uvita area but apparently, they were on "Pura Vida" time and I wasn't able to make any appointments prior to our Osa departure.