6 Reasons To Volunteer At Dreamsea Surf Camp, Costa Rica

Reasons to volunteer at Dreamsea Surf Camp in Costa Rica. With endless appealing travel destinations in the world, choosing where to go is always a challenge. Every country, every city, every small town has something special to offer, but some spots are perfect for the physical, mental, and spiritual growth of adventurous and impressionable travelers. …

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A Day In The Tuscan Countryside

A summary of my day working as a tour guide in Tuscany. Located in central Italy, beautiful Tuscany represents one of the most popular regions of the country. Tuscany has rolling green landscapes, world-famous wines, and a vast Renaissance history. Travelers should definitely tour through this lush and diverse region of Italy. Working As A …

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First Impressions of Italy

My first impressions of living and working in Italy as a tour guide. Despite the title, this is not my first time in Italy. My first visit to this beautiful country was in 1996 as an infant. Then, my family proceeded to live here from 1999 to 2000. Since then I've been lucky enough to …

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Living In A State Of Bliss At Dreamsea Surf Camp

My attempts to explain the blissful feeling of living and volunteering in the Costa Rican jungle.  I haven’t been posting on my blog in a while for one simple reason: I’m incredibly happy. I’ve been so caught up in the day to day activities while living in Tamarindo. And I’ve been so content to live …

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First Impressions of Costa Rica

First thoughts of Costa Rica during my two-month volunteer experience at a surf camp.  After ten days of living and working at Dreamsea Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, I’m in a very interesting place in life. On one hand, I’m relaxing in between jobs, napping on beautiful beaches and living completely immersed in nature. …

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How I Lived in Portugal for One Month and Only Spent 200 Euros

How I lived in Portugal for one month on a budget. All my best budget travel tips! Within the last year, many people have asked me how I can afford to travel so much. Being a recent college graduate with no reliable income and no job prospects other than waitressing, this is a valid question. …

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Mindo, Ecuador: My Volunteering Experience

My experience living and working in the Cloud Forest of Mindo, Ecuador. After two weeks of volunteering in and around Quito, two weeks in Mindo was exactly what I needed. Volunteering in Mindo, Ecuador This area is like an oasis of peace and tranquility just waiting to bestow its charm upon anyone in need. I've …

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Volunteering in Ecuador: My First Volunteer Experience!

Experiences during my first week of volunteering in Ecuador.  At Equator, "Mitad Del Mundo" outside Quito. After over two weeks in Ecuador, I feel like I've had a very authentic local experience. Getting to stay with local families has deepened my appreciation for the culture and improved my Spanish speaking skills.  Witnessing the natural beauty …

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