Central America

October 29, 2015


Readers might recall my intention to turn my year in Costa Rica into a travel memoir. You see, there isn’t much in the way of travel literature […]
September 28, 2015


There was always the question of bugs, insects, spiders when considering the move to Costa Rica. For all its utopic promises, there was never escaping the reality […]
September 14, 2015

Traveling Around Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula in 16 Photos

Back in March Melanie and I joined her parents for a tour of Costa Rica’s western coast from the hippy beach town of Dominical through Uvita […]
September 10, 2015

Why It’s Impossible not to Love Antigua, Guatemala

We came into Antigua after a five-hour shuttle ride from El Tunco, El Salvador that included the obligatory bureaucratic wait at the Salvadoran-Guatemalan border. Inevitably Melanie and […]
September 4, 2015

Slapped in Nicaragua with Travel Journalist Laura Blake

Travel journalist Laura Watilo Blake of Far Flung Travels talks with Joe about her career behind the camera, living in Peru and how getting slapped in Nicaragua […]
August 27, 2015

16 Photos Through the Ruins off Antigua, Guatemala

I’ve been in a bit of a funk. Three weeks ago I was hit by a car, crashed a mountain bike and sent to surgery to […]