Central America

Belize for the Weekend

You betta BELIZE it! “Unbelizeable!” Belize is filled with these corny jokes. It is easily reflected from the light-heartedness of these people and their easy way of life. Once conquered by the Brits (who hasn’t?), A total melting pot of so many cultures – Spanish, Mestizo, Mayan, Mexicans, Taiwanese/Chinese, Indians, Mennonite, all living amongst one …

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“Pura Vida”

In August of 2007, I had my first backpacking experience through Costa Rica. That was the trip which decided my fate that I’d live my life happiest as a grungy globe backpacker & hostel hopper. Costa Rica ranks top 5 in the world for being the most Environmentally friendly, 95% in Literacy rate (high among …

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Backpacking Costa Rica in 7 Days

Costa Rica has developed a TON since I went backpacking with 4 girlfriends back in 2007. Though massive resorts and communities have been built throughout the country, one can still easily travel inexpensively throughout Costa Rica. Backpacking Costa Rica Itinerary in 7 Days can cost you less then $600 if you budget wisely. Day 1: …

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