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  • Turquoise Vespa against aging Roman walls in Trastevere | Rome, Italy
    General Travel

    2013 In Photos

    Happy New Year you guys! Instead of recapping my year in travel, I wanted to share some of my favorite photos from 2013 (some have been featured here, some haven’t yet had…

  • Gallo Pinto with eggs and tortillas | Ometepe, Nicaragua
    Food, Nicaragua

    Eating Through Nicaragua

    Nicaraguan cuisine is simple. Fresh food. Fresh ingredients. Homemade dishes with history. In our week stay in Nicaragua, we tried many local dishes that were super delicious, especially when made right. And…

  • Chili sauce at the Central Market | Granada, Nicaragua
    Food, Markets, Nicaragua

    Granada’s Central Market

    Since I’m a market-aholic, my travels to Nicaragua would not have been complete without a trip to a market. While San Juan del Sur and Ometepe were amazing, they proved fruitless in…

  • Concepcion view at Finca del Sol | Ometepe, Nicaragua

    Scenes from Ometepe

    Ometepe blew me away. I went into our short time on the island with no idea what to expect and came out of it with a whole lotta love. I could go…

  • White faced monkeys in a tree | Ometepe, Nicaragua
    Dogs, Nicaragua

    A Nicaraguan Safari on Ometepe

    I’ve never been on a safari. It’s just not currently on my list of must-do travel things. However, I know that at some point in life, I may want to experience this.…

  • Finca Magdalena coffee | Ometepe, Nicaragua

    Coffee Break at Finca Magdalena

    Ometepe is not dense with tourist attractions, but there are a few things on the island that are definitely worth seeing. Some are natural wonders like Ojo de Agua or Volcan Concepcion,…

  • Arriving ferry | Ometepe, Nicaragua

    Getting Lucky on the Ometepe Ferry

    Before coming to Nicaragua, I heard a lot of horror stories about the ferry ride from the mainland to the island of Ometepe. Stormy skies, stomach-wrenching waves, unnerving movement, dinky boats.  All…

  • Saddest puppy | San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

    A Walk Around San Juan del Sur

    A visit to this town wasn’t even in our original plan for Nicaragua. We’d heard of its lure for surfers and gap year travelers, but we were concerned there would be nothing…

  • quiet street | San Juan del Sur | Nicaragua

    First Impressions of Nicaragua

    As we locked the door to our guesthouse tightly behind us and headed off into Nicaragua for the first time, I had a good feeling. I felt that this Central American country,…