I planned a trip to Domincal, Costa Rica, one year ago. When I planned this girls-only family vacation, I had no idea that it would spiral into an around-the-world trip. I found a luxurious rainforest airbnb rental house, booked it for a week and a half, and called it good.
A few weeks after booking the house, I talked to my sister Breanna about maybe going to Nicaragua for a bit before Costa Rica. I wanted to visit some surrounding countries and figured to do it at the same time, since I would be there anyway.
We added Nicaragua to the list, then I added a trip to Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru; soon it spiraled into adding Australia, Indonesia, SE Asia, Europe, India, and most of South America.
This trip has been so exciting and monumental for me. I will be forever grateful for this time I’ve been able to spend with my family before I travel solo for years to come. We’ve spent days in the pool, laughing, dancing, and singing; hours driving down sketchy roads in our four-wheel drive rental car; moments capturing pictures of monkeys, sloths, ant eaters, and each other. We had so much fun together and I’m so happy that we got to spend this time together.
I have captured some great video footage and have some very exciting posts planned – stay tuned!