UPDATE: Cloudbridge Sold October 2014
High up in the mountains of Costa Rica is a place that will take your breath away—a place where you literally breath in the clouds. I had one last day in the country and wanted to get out of the “tourist loop.” The drive from the Pacific Ocean is spectacular. The main road winds through small towns up the mountains, overlooking rivers, forests, and villages.
Corndogs, bull riding, and rollercoasters oh my! Those are just some of the things you’ll find at the Oklahoma State Fair.Read more.
This quaint New England city is about 40 minutes north of Boston, but it has none of the same hustle and bustle of its Big Brother. Salem, Massachusetts was founded by the Europeans in the early 1600s at the site of a Native American trading post. You can still visit buildings from that century today. Salem is most famous, however, for the a dark period in American history filled with suspicion, fear, and murder. The year was 1692 when the Puritans killed 20 of their own—19 women and one man accused of witchcraft!Read more.
I went to Costa Rica for eco-tourism and this is definitely the place to do it! If you aren’t there during the peak tourist season (mid-December-April), which is also the dry season, you don’t necessarily have to book in advance. I decided to set-up one or two things that I really wanted to do and then just winged it.Read more.
If this is your first international trip, I know it can be scary, but this is a great place to try it out. For starters if you are traveling from the United States, the flights tend to be pretty cheap (considering). I picked my destination based on the flight price. Second when you book, keep in mind the seasons may be opposite of yours. Summer in the U.S. is June-September. In Costa Rica it’s not cold, but wet.Read more.
For years football fans across the county shouted “TGIF” at the end of the week to watch their hometown Highs and the fictional Dillon Texas Panthers. NBC’s Friday Night Lights began in 2006 and lasted five seasons. Even though many of the cast members graduated, the stadium still exists. In real-life Kuempel Stadium is, Read MoreRead more.
California is one of the most popular brands in the world. We traveled to Santa Monica to enjoy the beach and stumbled upon a budget friendly hotel in a great location. We were in town on a busy weekend and it was going to be very expensive to stay by the Third Street Promenade,, Read MoreRead more.
New Orleans was a slam dunk to host the NBA All-Star game. People from the East and the West gathered in the birthplace of jazz to throw back a few hurricanes, get some beads, and of course watch some basketball.Read more.