Central America

March 10, 2016

Why You Need to Get Down to Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Talking Tico.”    The Osa Peninsula is one of the least-traveled corners of the country. It’s probably a good […]
February 16, 2016

Zika Virus in Travel and How to Work with Editors

This week Laura Watilo Blake and Joe chat about how the zika virus relates to travel, working with travel editors, how to find your niche, and […]
February 11, 2016

Hiking and Ziplining Around the Cloud Forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica

Note: The video above showcases two trips I took over a couple of weeks with Gecko Trail Costa Rica. Below is an excerpt from my upcoming travelogue, […]
January 7, 2016

The World’s Top Four Travel Destinations In 2016

Originally published as part of Viator.com’s top 50 travel destinations of 2016. Below are my four selections. FRANKFURT, GERMANY Germany in of itself is the place […]
December 24, 2015
El Tunco, El Salvador Sunset

Five Places I Want to Travel to for Christmas

It’s the holidays! Get off your computer and spend time with your family, ya jerk. Just kidding! Lord knows we’re all at the mercy of our […]
November 5, 2015

Costa Rica’s Little Drummer Boy Welcomes The Gringos

Note: The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming travel memoir, Talking Tico.   Despite the research, casual reading, following local news and boning up on […]