Moonlight Magic

When the sun goes down, the moon reflects this beautiful luminescent shimmer off the ocean. According to the bible, God created lights in the sky to separate day from night. These lights would be used for signs, seasons, days, and years. They (the sun and moon) would give light to the earth. The brighter light […]

Bird Watching: Who’s Watching Who?

Over 46 million Americans call themselves bird watchers, who enjoy observing the estimated nearly 20,000 species of birds around the world. This recreational pastime involves watching wild birds in their natural habitat. I want to put an emphasis on wild as birders are also conservationists and do not want to see birds in cages or […]

Sports: How Far Will They Take You?

All over the world, each country has a favorite competitive activity that requires skill by an individual or team for entertainment. In the United States (US), “America’s Game” is called football, but not the version many other countries define is futbol. According to a Gallop Poll baseball was the most popular sport in the US […]

Is there such a thing of having your cake and eating it too?

Most people think of a white-collar worker as being a person who performs managerial, administrative, or some type of professional position at a desk or in an office. As a result, the position is typically perceived as being performed in a brick-and-mortar building. Thirty years ago, working in a brick-and-mortar building was the norm, as […]

100 Reasons to Celebrate!

Many of you may know, I began this blog to support and inspire people to travel far and wide across this beautiful world. I own a travel club, which focuses on a niche market traveling to the continent of Africa and the Middle East. Nonetheless, through my blog I aspire to share the exhilarating feeling […]

Covid-19 Testing Locations at Your Fingertips

The latest mandate by the US requires all travelers arriving to the US from a foreign country to present a negative result no more than 3 days before traveling by air. If you want more information about the testing requirement refer to my blog “Travel Updates During the Pandemic.” Due to the new coronavirus test […]

Every Tree has an Angel

Costa Rica gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821 spearheaded by Delores Bedoya, who carrying a lantern led the entire town to the politician’s office to demand that leaders sign the independence declaration.  Today as a symbolic gesture, the evening before Independence Day the children decorate lanterns and parade up and down the […]

Travel Updates During the Pandemic

Costa Rican airport

Much of the world has been impacted by the pandemic in some form. The travel industry has been heavily impacted by people unable or fearful to utilize forms of mass transportation, such as a train, plane, or cruise ship. Airlines are trying to make travel as safe as possible, such as Delta requiring face masks […]

Countries with Favorable Foreign Exchange (FX) Rates Compared to the US Dollar

The US dollar (USD) is the ninth strongest currency in the world, behind the Kuwaiti Dinar, Bahraini Dinar, Oman Rial, Jordan Dinar, British Pound Sterling, Cayman Islands Dollar, Euro, and Swiss Franc. Even though the US dollar is ninth in the world, the US dollar is one of the most powerful currencies as it is […]

Voluntourism

Have you ever thought about volunteering while on vacation? Did you know you can volunteer during your vacation as a family? Last year 77.34 million adults volunteered through an organization in 2018. Performing philanthropic deeds are not isolated to the US nor is it isolated to giving. Last year Americans gave $427.71 billion to charities […]