Costa Rica customs and immigration form

Real Life: Costa Rica’s Sex Tourism and Human Trafficking

Isn’t vacation grand? You’re away from work, relaxing, exploring and feasting in a destination that’s exciting simply because it’s not your home. But sometimes while enjoying an escape, you get a glimpse of real life in that place. A glimpse without the façade put on for tourists. Sometimes it’s gritty and sometimes unpleasant. In Costa Rica,…

frozen tree

Freezing and Stuck in Nashville

“Oh I just love winter. It’s the best.” I have never uttered those words. Not once. I know some people like snow and cold and that’s great for them. But not me. So you can imagine my dismay at having a few trips in the past six months dampened by cold, rain, snow, ice, and whipping…

DCA weather delays

Grin and Bear It

Folks, today let’s have a little pre-Thanksgiving sing along. This one is all about the wonders of holiday travel and is sung to the tune of Andy Williams’ “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”. It’s the most stressful time of the year. With the kids’ airplane screaming Their seatmate’s now scheming To get a free…