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Costa Rica: 10 Reasons to Study Abroad Here

Every year, thousands of American college students make their way down to Central America to study abroad in the beautiful country of Costa Rica. With an overwhelming amount of college credit study-abroad courses available, it can be difficult to narrow down your choice and decide which company to go with. That's where I come in! I have listed here the top ten reasons to study abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica, and why you should specifically go with the company…

Costa Rica Itinerary Ideas

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 and talking to locals and visitors alike, here is the itinerary I developed. With somewhat limited time, we really…

Latin America

[gallery size="medium" type="circle" ids="88,89,90"] PERU Top 10: Things to do in Cuzco What NOT to do in Cuzco: Tips & Tricks Itinerary Ideas: 10-21 Days in Peru & Bolivia The Floating Islands and Taquile in Titicaca CUBA 10 Day Itinerary in Cuba How to visit Cuba as a U.S. Citizen BOLIVIA 3 Days in the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Itinerary Ideas: 10-21 Days in Peru & Bolivia COLOMBIA 5 Incredible Experiences in Colombia COSTA RICA Itinerary…

Travel & Sloth Theme Nursery

I’ve always been one to love “themes”. I’m that girl who has been forcing her friends to dress up and attend my various themed parties for years. Having a themed baby nursery then should come as no surprise.  After perusing Pinterest for years, there were two themes I couldn’t ignore: travel, and sloths. Since my wedding in 2014 was travel-themed, most of my home decor is, and even my baby shower was “welcome to the…

20 Awe-Inspiring Locations to Add to Your Bucket List

"Awe: An emotion variously combining veneration and wonder,that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime" Sometimes when you travel, you arrive at a new place and can’t help but feel a bit disappointed. You might even feel guilty for feeling that way- you're in a new place after all.  Isn’t everything supposed to be exciting and new and wonderful when you travel? Sometimes, unfortunately, that feeling is inevitable. Maybe something you built up…

THIRTY BY THIRTY

Everyone has a dream- a vision for their life. Some dream of success in a certain career path, succeeding with their talents, achieving recognition from their peers. Others dream of finding true love, getting married, or starting a family. Some dream of obtaining degrees, of acquiring knowledge and wisdom. Some seek fame, some seek fortune. All of these dreams- while different in their specifics- are equally beautiful. All of these dreams require work. All of…

About Me

"I have no special talents; I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein [gallery type="rectangular" ids="211,1527,206,1626,201,208"] Hola- I'm Michelle Weigold, a Kentuckian with a love for photography, cats, grilled cheese, and genealogy. I am also a high-school Spanish Teacher- and proud alumni of The University of Kentucky & Xavier University Cincinnati! When I'm not busy lesson planning, I'm probably planning my next trip! I am a firm believer that travel is the absolute best way to…

Italy – 11 Insider Tips and Ideas

Tip #1: Venice – Ride a Gondola by Night Everyone who goes to Italy wants to ride a gondola, and why not? It can be fun, romantic, and a great way to beat the heat and see the sights. Going in the peak of the day off of the main canal though is a bad idea! The gondoliers will hike up prices, making it almost outrageous. If you wait until sunset or early nightfall, and…