Recently my boyfriend, Max, turned 24 along with my ‘little’ whom turned 21. I ran into a dilemma that I believe other people suffer as well: you want to get a GREAT, memorable gift for this person but can’t/don’t want to spend a lot of money! Well the crafty side of me came out, luckily… Continue reading How to: make/buy cheap but memorable birthday gifts!
My latest adventure was traveling through parts of Central America! I went with a large group through a travel company called: GAdventures. I highly suggest this company!! Worth every penny and you get to meet cool people from all over the world! Here is MY packing list that I used for this trip: Toiletries: Small… Continue reading Packing List for Central America!
Hola! Yesterday after our hour boat ride across Lake Atitlan, we got split into pairs (I was with Laura, the girl from Scotland) and waited for someone from each family to show up. Laura and I were one of the last people to get “picked up” by our family. We said that we felt like… Continue reading Day Fourteen: San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala
Yesterday, we got to visit the Chichicastenango Market on the way to Panajachel. It was crazy! First of all, we had to take more chicken buses in order to get there. The first bus was fairly empty but the second one we had to get on was PACKED. I was standing in between some random… Continue reading Day Thirteen: Panajachel, Guatemala
Hola! Yesterday was another long travel day but it was one of the best we’ve had so far! We had a private bus for the whole trip and sang songs pretty much the entire journey. We listened to Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls, Nsync, and a ton of other classics. A nice throw back… Continue reading Day Eleven & Twelve: Antigua, Guatemala
We stayed at another jungle lodge in Rio Dulce! It’s called Hacienda Tijax. We had to take a boat to get across to the hostel, which was a beautiful view. The whole lodge is on a boardwalk, and it looks like a swamp underneath. It’s so cool! The cabins are really nice and pretty with… Continue reading Day Nine & Ten: Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Yesterday we traveled into our third and final country for this trip. How bittersweet already! We had to pay to leave Belize which was interesting. Then, luckily our tour guide was able to take all of our passports and ‘checked-in’ everyone into Guatemala. Along the way to Flores, we stopped at some Mayan ruins called… Continue reading Day Eight: Flores, Guatemala