international

March 9, 2015

Lights! Camera! Switzerland!

My entry for Lights! Camera! Switzerland! in the maximum 1024 characters. Everyone has their Valhalla, a place that feels too perfect to be real. For me, it’s […]
March 3, 2015

Traveling Lake Atitlán, Guatemala Reveals a Land of Contrasts

Originally published at Jacada Travel. Much of Lake Atitlan and the surrounding area is a study in stark contrasts. This beautiful body of water is surrounded […]
March 1, 2015

CROSSING COSTA RICA INTO PANAMA

Originally published at Tico Times Travel. Two buses, one perplexing walk to the Mepe station, a taxi, and two boats is what it took for my […]
January 28, 2015

Hiking to the Ruins of Ujarrás in Costa Rica’s Orosi Valley

Originally published at The Tico Times. My wife Melanie and I made a special point of taking the train, which runs obscenely limited hours, from San […]
January 21, 2015

The Old Port: Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Originally published at The Tico Times. They say Puerto Viejo is a party town. Surfers lazily flip flop around the old port toward the infamous waves […]
January 5, 2015

Why San José’s epic traffic jams are also an opportunity

Josefinos and the rest of the Central Valley’s commuters lament the morning and evening standstill traffic in San José. Cars are suddenly turned into turtles, inching […]