international

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 […]
January 4, 2015

Around Yonge: 20 Hours Traveling Around Toronto

The Rocket Bus outside Pearson International saved Melanie and I from the sting of a Canadian winter in full force. From there, we were sent underground for […]
December 5, 2014

Cycling Central Switzerland is the Trip of a Lifetime

Originally published at Europe Up Close. There is simply no better way to explore a new country than by cycling, especially when that country is Switzerland. […]
November 24, 2014

Sandals Resorts Has an Image Problem and They Need to Fix it Now

The other night my wife and I watched Anthony Bourdain’s season finale to Parts Unknown set in Jamaica. In the episode, there are a couple of memorable […]