Postcards

Day Trippin’ from Granada

Hanging out at Laguna de Apoyo, Monkey Hut

I’ve been living in Granada, Nicaragua for just about three months now. Though I absolutely adore the city, I also appreciate that it’s easy to take day trips for a minimal amount of money and time. Here are three day trips from Granada that I’ve enjoyed: Masaya Market Masaya is famed for its many artesanías, […]

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A Lovely Day in Kamakura

I have the tendency to get templed out realllyy quickly (like, before I even finish looking at the first one), so I wasn’t sure how an entire day in temple-tastic Kamakura, Japan would go. But, going to see the snow monkeys was too damn far away and expensive (excuse me while I go sob for […]

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Hot Dogs Roasting On An Open Volcano

UPDATE: In April 2017, I hiked this volcano a second time — and the experience has changed dramatically. Since the 2014 eruptions, you’re no longer able to climb to the top of the volcano. There’s only one small opening where you can cook marshmallows, and you’re unable to see ANY lava flow. If you’d simply like […]

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