Getting Back to Basics in Montezuma, Costa Rica

Getting Back to Basics in Montezuma, Costa Rica

Traveling to big cities can be exciting, but my most memorable travel experiences often occur in small, remote towns. The pace of life is slower when you are distanced from the urban bustle, making it easier to clear your mind and appreciate the quieter details of existence. This phenomenon has never been more compellingly apparent to me than it was during my time in Montezuma—a small fishing town on the southernmost tip of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula.

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4 Psychological Benefits of Traveling Solo

4 Psychological Benefits of Traveling Solo

There is an undeniable freedom that comes with unaccompanied travel. When traveling alone, the only desires to consider are your own—but this also means there is no one to help you. You are entirely responsible for your journey, which can lead to some momentous outcomes. Ask any solo backpacker and they will surely tell you that they have experienced at least one (if not all) of the following.

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