Little Corn Island – My Slice of Paradise

Little Corn Island – My Slice of Paradise

Little Corn Island – My Slice of Paradise When I was doing the only planning for my 2 weeks in Nicaragua by reading through some of my favorite travel blogs,  I knew Little Corn Island was a must-visit place.  From reading Adventurous Kate’s post about Little Corn- “Rocking Out on Little Corn Island“, it sounded like it fit my criteria for island life-good diving, great weather, some nice beaches, sparse tourism infrastructure, and a unique island vibe and culture associated with it.. Since I only had 2 weeks to enjoy…

Why Nicaragua should be at the top of your travel list

Why Nicaragua should be at the top of your travel list

The time to go to Nicaragua is now. Even though I have settled back into daily life in Chicago for the near future, I found myself with two weeks to spare between jobs.  While October in Chicago is perfectly fine, and nowhere near as brutal as the months of January and February, I couldn’t pass up this golden opportunity to take a mini trip.  I had been back in the states for a little over 3 months, from my 9 month trip to Africa, Thailand, India, and Europe, and was…

How to Survive Yacht Week

How to Survive Yacht Week

How to Survive Yacht Week Croatia Yacht Week was not originally on my radar when I set off on my trip.  However, when I soon realized I’d be in Europe (more specifically Croatia) in the early summer, I was hard pressed to find a reason not to go!  While I had a good idea what I was getting into thanks to reading a few other helpful blogs, I decided to compile a post detailing tips that I’d wish I’d known ahead of time.  Yacht Week was truly an insane week,…