So you've found yourself with a week of vacation, and you came to the brilliant conclusion that you want to visit Costa Rica. What all can you comfortably fit into a 9-10 day trip? Lucky for you, I spent two months in Costa Rica during a study-abroad trip, and I will tell you! After perusing guidebooks, reading online travel forums, and talking to locals and visitors alike, here is the itinerary I developed. With somewhat…
Colombia is a beautiful country filled with friendly people, stunning landscapes, and a rich culture. Unfortunately though, it is also a bit misunderstood. Its reputation from the violence in the 1990’s does not seem to have left it just yet. When I decided to go to Colombia, the main reactions I got from people initially included things like “OMG! Why?” “Is it even safe?” “You are going to get shot!” “What will you even do there?!”-…
Back in 2012 I found myself living in Valencia, Spain- and this was one of the first day-trips I took out of the city with a few friends of mine. Check out the details below!: It was finally time to begin our “day-trip” out of Valencia with the tour company Do-Valencia. I hoped this tour would give us a chance to see a different aspect of the region, and that it would maybe be a little "off…
In case you weren't already aware, Valencia is a gorgeous Mediterranean city located on the east coast of Spain. It's not typically a common stop on the usual tourism circuit in the country however, with most travelers opting to visit nearby Barcelona instead. For anyone who makes the great decision to visit this city though- it certainly won't disappoint! I'll admit- I'm a little bit obsessed. After studying abroad there during college, and spending several months living there, (and visiting…
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August 16, 2017
By Michelle W.
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