5 ways NOT to be a “Gringo” when visiting Costa Rica

Being called a “Gringo” in Costa Rica is not always meant to be derogatory, but it does label you as an outsider. In this article, I explain 5 ways you can avoid cultural confusion and being mistaken for an obnoxious American traveler.

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“Shipwrecked Minimalist”: A Border Crossing Story

It was time to leave Atlantic Canada. Guillaume and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour, but the date was October 5th and we needed to head south or commit to an icy winter in New England.…

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“Do You Have Any Guns?”: A Tiny House Border Crossing

Crossing the border into Canada with a Tiny House is not always easy, but it helps if you speak the language.

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