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Falling with Flowers in Moab, Utah

Falling with Flowers in Moab, Utah

After returning from a few months in Central America, I had a week back home in sunny California before I needed to start heading to Colorado for training for my summer job. Instead of flying, like I had in the past, I thought it might be fun to drive. This way I could visit some … Continue reading

Coco Solo, Colon, Panama

Coco Solo, Colon, Panama

Hello all!  So sorry for the lack of posts in the last couple of weeks- I’ve been traveling (big surprise) and haven’t had internet Back in the real world…well kind of… so here we go! Much love ~B In 1918 the submarine base known as Coco Solo was established on the Northwest entrance to the … Continue reading

Coffee Tour at Cafe Ruiz, Boquete, Panama

Coffee Tour at Cafe Ruiz, Boquete, Panama

Cafe Ruiz was founded in the late 1800’s by the Ruiz family and since then the company has remained a family business. It has now grown into one of the most popular and widely consumed coffee brands in Panama. The main tasting station in Boquete, Panama offers a fabulous 3 hour $30 plantation tour that I … Continue reading

How to Travel Cheaply

How to Travel Cheaply

A question I’m asked quite often, is how can you afford to travel for months at a time? I could never do that. Well the answer is quite simple, know your options. Housing- Yes, hotels are expensive, so don’t stay in one. Most hostels in Central America are around $10/night and most of them are … Continue reading

Islas Secas, Chiriqui Provence, Panama

Islas Secas, Chiriqui Provence, Panama

Islas Secas or the Secas Islands are a group of about 16 deserted islands off of the Pacific Coast of Western Panama. Only one island has an eco-friendly resort, while the others remain completely uninhabited (to my knowledge). Due to the fact that they are quite far from the shore, they are seldom visited and … Continue reading

El Explorador, Boquete, Panama

El Explorador, Boquete, Panama

This is definitely the weirdest place I’ve been in Panama, and honestly may be the weirdest place I’ve ever been in my life. Its kinda like if Alice in Wonderland met Gandhi. Technically it is a private garden, although the garden is filled with things like hedges with eyes, trees with dresses and sayings about life. You will … Continue reading

Calzada de Amador, Panama City, Panama

Calzada de Amador, Panama City, Panama

Calzada means causeway, thus Calzada de Amador is the Amador Causeway or Amador Walkway. It begins at the Western entrance to the Panama canal, next to the Bridge of the Americas- the famous bridge that used to be the only passage from North America to South America. The walkway then stretches almost 3 km from island to island … Continue reading

Stern Grove Park, San Francisco, California

Stern Grove Park, San Francisco, California

After university, I lived in San Francisco for a year while I completed my post-bac premedical program. I lived in the Sunset district, which is known for its horrid fog and weather. And although this rumor did in fact turn out to be true, the Sunset also offers a unique more outdoors side of the … Continue reading

2012 Top 10 Photo Review

2012 Top 10 Photo Review

Ok I wanted to go through and pick out my top 10 favorite photos that I took in 2012-granted I started this blog in September…but nonetheless. They’re in no particular order. I hope you enjoy and let me know which is you’re favorite 🙂 NOTE: None of these have been photoshopped as I do not … Continue reading

Park Güell, Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell, Barcelona, Spain

When I visited Barcelona with my friend Jess I was expecting to visit the best party city in the world- it was certainly this, but Barcelona is also home to one of the most famous architects of all time- Antoni Gaudi. Gaudi used ceramics, stained glass and carpentry to create his masterpieces and was considered apart of … Continue reading