Baby Turtle, Costa Rica
Travel

Volunteer Tourism: Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica (Video)

As mentioned in my article Destinations on a Dime: Costa Rica, I was fortunate enough to spend a few weeks backpacking across Costa Rica and volunteering with a Turtle Conservation Project with IVHQ. For those of you who don't know, there are four types of sea turtles in Costa Rica: Leatherbacks, Greens, Olive Ridley and… Continue reading Volunteer Tourism: Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica (Video)

Travel

Volunteer Tourism: 10 Reasons to Visit Burm and Emily’s Elephant Sanctuary

BEES Sanctuary was founded in 2011 with the goal of helping elephants who have been working in tourism or logging industries their entire lives finally retire and just be elephants. Check out these 10 reasons to visit Burm and Emily's Elephant Sanctuary!

Inbound 2018
Career, Lifestyle

10 Life Lessons I Learned at Inbound 2018

For those of you who don't know, Inbound is an enormous three day conference for sales and marketing professionals. While the purpose of attending this conference was to learn new marketing ideas to bring back to work, I found that what I got out of this event was so much bigger than that. Given the… Continue reading 10 Life Lessons I Learned at Inbound 2018

solo travel, world travel, budget travel
Travel

Destinations on a Dime: Costa Rica

As the first country I traveled to alone, Costa Rica has a very special place in my heart. I chose it for the turtle conservation program, but did not realize how much more I would get out of my visit. Here is where I backpacked and what I did, tips for keeping cost down, and… Continue reading Destinations on a Dime: Costa Rica

Volunteer Tourism
Lifestyle, Travel

Travel with Purpose: Volunteer Tourism

Let me tell you something - wanderlust ain’t no joke. I know it’s cliche, and I’m guessing you know a girl who wears flowy pants and headwraps with it tattooed on her (I’m one of them). Despite that, it is a genuine feeling, like a combination of adrenaline, awe, fear, and excitement wrapped into this euphoric… Continue reading Travel with Purpose: Volunteer Tourism