Essential Costa Rica Travel Tips for Planning Your Vacation

All the top Costa Rica travel tips to plan your trip! Whether you are a nature lover, beach bum, adventure enthusiast, or simply looking to relax, Costa Rica truly does have something to offer everyone. Wildlife, beaches, national parks, lakes, hot springs, volcanoes, waterfalls...the list is endless! I have to confess that when I started

Red Frog Beach Resort Review, Bocas Del Toro

As two weeks passed by in Panama, and Silvia and I were ended out trip in Bocas Del Toro, people kept saying "ah, you've been to San Blas so you'll find Bocas a let down". We were like "oh no!" and worried about it a bit. We are both 30-ish and over our party backpacking

American Trade Hotel Review, Casco Viejo, Panama City

If you looked up any article about the most well-designed boutique hotel in Panama City, you will inevitably end up with the result of the American Trade Hotel. I know I did! I stayed here for three nights when I first got to Panama City out of the five nights I was there.  This is

Las Clementinas Apartment Review, Casco Viejo, Panama City

After a few days sailing in the San Blas islands, living the island life, I have never felt happier than when I walked into my giant room at Las Clementinas in Casco Viejo back in Panama City. Recently Casco Viejo has been going through huge renovations and this little apartment/hotel is one of the most

A Comprehensive + Stylish Panama Packing List

While my post on what to wear in Panama was a fun, breakdown of ALL my outfits, here's a bit more of a practical Panama packing list that goes into all my clothes, accessories, toiletries, and more. Like I mentioned in the other post, traveling around Panama means being ready for a lot of different

Perfect Panama Itinerary for Two Weeks

You can see a lot in Panama in two weeks. I stayed for a little over two weeks and felt it was plenty of time. In fact, I would have maybe gotten bored if I had stayed on longer and felt like the places I visited covered the various regions of Panama from sea to

13 Things to Know Before Visiting Bocas Del Toro Panama

Bocas Del Toro is probably the most famous tourist town in Panama after Panama City (which most people visit just to see the canal). Many people who visit Bocas Del Toro are backpackers coming across the border from Costa Rica and it definitely has a backpacker vibe. I stayed here for four nights, which was