costa rica struck me as a rich country. almost everyone has a good command of English. the houses are concrete.even in the mountains, with proper borders. You can see horses in its big grounds, several cars, and satellite dishes sat atop of it. private rooms in hostels have a TVs, some a flat screen. all have cable TV.
but they can’t be bothered to fix the road. Continue reading rough roads and costa rica
La Fortuna was our third destination in Costa Rica. The well-known site there is the Arenal Volcano National Park. And I was introduced to just how pricey it is to visit Costa Rica. Continue reading Wallet, say hello to Costa Rica’s National Parks
after 2 days of not doing anything because of the non-stop rain, and the lack of things to do, we finally were able to drag ourselves out the room and walk around once the skies finally decided to let up Continue reading no, actually san ramon, costa rica has another saving grace
i don’t remember it being a particularly long day, especially when our first order of business was to go to a famous thai massage school (forgot the name, sorry). i was excited because it was my first time in bkk without a the parental units though. i was all for: yeah, let’s not join tours! so i was game to anything. Continue reading bangkok, thailand: dipping my feet into backpacking
i’ve been to thailand twice before 2015/2016. the first time was with my mom (of which the pics i’ve never seen). and for my birthday in 2012. it was officially the first time i feared for my life while i was traveling Continue reading ayutthaya, thailand: my first travel “near death” experience
It’s been roughly 2 weeks since I went to bali with my adoptive landlord. Full disclosure: I’m not a fan of beaches, and until now I don’t know how she managed to drag my ass to one. Anyway, my lack of enthusiasm most likely led to a highly forgettable (and unfortunate) trip, highlighted by two things: Continue reading on racists and travel buddies