All you need to know about traveling to the United States of America with ESTA
A guest post by Josh Hobson
What’s an ESTA?
First and foremost, ESTA is a resource that was created by the United States government. Furthermore, the resource has been designed to ensure that tourists and business persons entering the country by boat or plane could be screened before their arrival and be processed quickly once in the States. In addition, an ESTA is required by anybody that has a connecting flight that lands in the U.S. Finally, that rule applies to everybody, even if you are not leaving the airport. …read more!
In Costa Rica, close to the Panama border on the Caribbean coast, you will find Puerto Viejo. This laid back town with Caribbean feel is still overlooked by most tourists, but make sure you visit it now before it becomes “too” popular in the future. Puerto Viejo still offers some of Costa Rica’s best beaches, reggae beats and a unique culture of both Afro-Caribbean and indigenous people. There are surf breaks for beginners and more experienced wave catchers. Even animal shelters where you can volunteer or simply pay a guided visit have been started. Nice restaurants, good street food and fun party places, it has it all. Even diving is an activity you can do here certain months a year. Are you up for some reggae time in Puerto Viejo?
You are packing your bags to leave for that wonderful voyage you’ve been looking forward to so desperately. You only still need to knock on your neighbors door to ask them to water the plants and fix a ride to the airport. You’ve checked your vaccinations and made sure your passport is still valid. That’s it right?
Nope. Let’s have a look at things you need to do before your flight.
Here is a list of 10 things you need to do 48 hours prior to your flight.
We just spent a week in Tulum visiting the archaeological site of Tulum, snorkeling in Gran Cenote, getting an epic dive experience at The Pit and Cenote Dos Ojos, relaxing at the nearby beach, swimming with big sea turtles at Akumal and on our last day we made a worthwhile trip to the famous Chichen Itza. ...read more!
To have a travel first aid kit is important whether you’re planning on going on a holiday for a week of backpacking for several months. A travel first aid kit can save you from inconvenient trips to a local doctor or hospital. ...read more!
As I enjoy sharing my travel experiences for those who need inspiration or even motivation I now created my first travel guide. Today, we’re going to have a look at traveling through Panama! I spend 2 weeks in Panama alone in the spring of 2014 and another 4 weeks with my boyfriend in the spring of 2016. ...read more!
How to live a healthy lifestyle while you’re on the go
Living life road tripping, backpacking or even working abroad can be full of fun and adventure, but it often lets you think of excuses to forget about healthy habits. My nomadic lifestyle is one with irregular working hours and it is important, yet difficult, to stay focused on health. A few weeks ago I got in touch with a company called Cotopaxi, who created an infographic with several health hacks. To promote overall health and wellness I also wrote a few of my own health hacks. ...read more!
Picture this: white sandy beaches with coconut palm trees offering shade throughout the island, huts made of tree branches covered by palm leaves with a bed standing on a sandy floor, and you’ll most likely only have about 20 other tourists on the San Blas island you’re staying on beside the few local Kuna families who live there. ...read more!
Want to travel the world? But you don’t have enough money to do so? Stop worrying! You probably think that it’s all the rich kids who get to travel, but have you ever considered an option where you get paid to travel somewhere? ...read more!
Have you ever heard about the small island of Saria (in modern Greek Σαρία)? It is a rocky, volcanic island on the northern side of Karpathos. With only a couple of Shepherds living in Saria it is still said to be an uninhabited island. ...read more!
While much is written about the poor relationship between Greece and Turkey, epitomized by the divided island of Cyprus, at local level there are no such problems. There are numerous islands on the Turquoise Coast, many not far from the Turkish Mainland. Many are very small and uninhabited. Those that have a population are exclusively Greek and there is regular daily contact between the Greek population and their near neighbours, Turks. They happily co-exist and tourists coming to the area can sail these seas going backwards and forwards between Turkey and Greece. ...read more!