Author: Megan Eileen

Insider’s Guide to Costa Rica’s Best Eco-Lodges and Hotels

Costa Rica is a very magical place and part of this magic comes from their respect for nature. I was happy to learn that there are many laws in place to protect endangered animals and that, laws aside, locals really do care about their fellow inhabitants. Not surprising, this respect for nature seeps into businesses large and small, including the hospitality industry. Here are Costa Rica’s best eco-lodges and hotels Finca Rosa Blanca If you’re a fan of coffee (and even if you’re not), Finca Rosa Blanca will curb your craving. Since it’s about twenty minutes from the San...

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Treehouse Community Culture in Costa Rica

I’m back from Costa Rica and wow, I’m having such a fun time going through all my photos. I took a LOT. Treehouses are the things that Disney dreams are made of, so of course I wanted to stay at one during my trip. Whether you’re a pro on treehouse community culture or a complete novice like I was, here’s a beginner’s guide of what to expect. Find your groove After three weeks of staying at boutique eco-lodges around the country, Finca Bellavista took a little getting used to. For one, it’s a community (hence, the name) more than...

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How to Feel Like a Kid in Costa Rica

It’s hard to believe that I’m back Stateside after a glorious month in Costa Rica. Sure, I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews about this Latin American country but I knew I needed to experience it for myself. From chasing waterfalls and spotting animals of every shape and color to crossing a hanging bridge, there are countless ways to feel like a kid. Here are a few of my personal favorites! Chase a waterfall During my time in Guanacaste – which happens to be the fastest growing tourism region in the country, I got a little wet and wild. First...

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My Nordic Travel Bucket List

I may be writing this from sunny Costa Rica, but I have the Nordic countries on my mind? Why? Well, I’ll be visiting Iceland for the first time this November, and will be speaking at the Trablin International Summit. I’m so excited to explore this beautiful country and maybe even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights…which got me thinking about some other Nordic adventures I’ve always dreamed of taking. Here’s my ultimate Nordic Travel Bucket List 1) Chase the Northern Lights Let’s start with the most obvious, shall we? The Northern Lights is probably on everyone’s bucket list...

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5 Must-Have Travel Products for Light (or Lazy) Packers

Whether you’re a notoriously light-packer like me or a lazy packer (also me), you’re going to need some travel to turn to time and time again. Since I’ve been hitting the road fairly often the past few months, I’ve rounded up give of my favorite products to take along on YOUR next trip. From suitcases that are smarter than you are to swimwear and shoes that double as wearable art, these creative brands don’t disappoint. 1) Bluesmart Let’s start with the number one essential: your suitcase. I’ve written about Bluesmart before, and likely will again! I have their original...

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