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Nomad Diaries: Costa Rica 2016

I had just come out of the Museo de Oro Precolombino and had emerged onto a very busy intersection. Masses of locals were hurrying about their day, not bothering to watch for oncoming traffic as they crossed the streets. 1,623 more words


Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua

Isla Ometepe is an island formed from two giant volcanoes, located in the middle of the huge Lake Nicaragua. It’s big enough that several small towns can be found there. 2,140 more words

What Phyllis Learned on Vacation

Just returned from my personal vacation, and here is what I learned:

The world is still traveling. And tourist sites are full of happy, unworried travelers. 329 more words

9 Hour Jetlag is Easier than 6

Flying to India is easier on your body than flying to Europe.  Why is this? How do we plan for the perfect India trip?  … 244 more words

Hikes #3 and 4: Indian Nose & San Pedro

The following photos are from a sunrise hike that I did while staying at Lake Atitlán. I woke up at about 3:30 in the morning for this! 328 more words

Dressing for an Upgrade

The Women’s Travel Group Opines About How to Get Upgrade  This article was written for The National Association of Baby Boomers. Enjoy:

Does looking the part get you upgraded? 300 more words

Solo Travel

My First Two Volcano Hikes: Pacaya and Acatenango

During my first two weekends in Guatemala, I hiked two volcanoes. The first one, Volcán de Pacaya, last erupted in 2014, which meant that unfortunately we could not hike to the peak because the top is still too hot for human activity. 641 more words