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[…]

The problem with travel movies

Walk of Fame

Movies could be a great way to see the world. Granted, even better is to see the world with your own two eyes and not through a screen but, recently, cinema has been a huge source of information for me to work out where I want to go next (at the moment, that’s India thanks[…]

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[…]

Home from home: the importance of good accommodation

Good accommodation

Picture the scene. You’ve just rocked up to your accommodation after an 18 hour journey. Your bags feel heavier than ever, you’ve not slept for nearly 30 hours, your armpits stink, you’re sweating profusely, you can’t feel your feet, your hair is greasy, your head hurts and you’ve got the worst halitosis imaginable. Now- where[…]

My Big Fat American Road Trip

My Big Fat American Road Trip: Route 66

Way back in 2009, I landed in Los Angeles ready for an adventure. I was nervous, but with 3 USA stamps already in my passport, the country felt strangely familiar. In fact, I had even visited Los Angeles before, but this time, there was one key difference. I was on my own… …Well, kind of.[…]

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