What To Know Before Travelling To Cuba

Revolution Square

Cuba is definitely the place to go at the moment, but it can be overwhelming and differ from your expectations. Desperate to visit before tourism threatens to change the country forever, travellers are arriving in their thousands to grab a slice of the Cuban pie. But what should you know before travelling to Cuba? These Cuba[…]

12 Things to do in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Boardwalk in Manuel Antonio National Park - one of the best things to do

Planning your trip to Costa Rica? With so many things to do in Manuel Antonio, you’ll want to make sure this coastal wildlife haven is firmly on your itinerary.  If you’re unfamiliar with Manuel Antonio, let me tell you a little more. Manuel Antonio National Park is located on the west coast of Costa Rica,[…]

Vegan & Vegetarian Food in Costa Rica

Vegetarian food in Costa Rica

Though it’s not that common for locals to be vegetarian in Costa Rica, there’s plenty of options available to visitors who choose to follow a meat-free diet. From the country’s national dish to vegetarian versions of others, finding vegetarian food in Costa Rica is actually easier than you think! In this post, I’ll share my[…]

Visiting Monteverde Hanging Bridges with a fear of heights

Would Be Traveller Hanging Bridges with a fear of heights

Visiting Monteverde’s Hanging Bridges features right at the top of most itineraries for Costa Rica, but what if you’re scared of heights? Don’t worry, I’ve been there (literally) and there are plenty of ways to cope. The very fact you’re even questioning whether you should visit the hanging bridges suggests you want to – so[…]

The 11 Best Things to do in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Things to do in Monteverde, with hanging bridge overlooking rainforest

Monteverde is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica. While it’s well-known for its cloud forests and opportunities to try some adrenaline-filled sports, there are plenty of other things to do in Monteverde that will keep you entertained for this part of your Costa Rica itinerary.  The Best Things to do in Monteverde[…]

10 days in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary

This 10 day Costa Rica itinerary gives you everything you need to explore this wonderful country with limited time! Costa Rica is at the top of many traveller’s bucket lists. And with good reason. The country boasts breathtaking scenery, wildlife spotting opportunities to rival Africa and plenty of thrill-seeking activities too. There’s plenty to keep[…]

Why September is the best month to travel

Where to Travel in September

I used to hate September. When I was a schoolgirl, September saw me suffering from the back-to-school blues. When I started my job, September saw me suffering from the back-to-work blues. But now, I’ve been able to avoid the inevitable back-to-work blues by packing my bags and seeing where the wind takes me. And that’s what[…]