The 10 realities of island life

I’m currently spending my days in remote Santa Catalina, Panama, known for it’s exquisite diving and proximity to Coiba National Park. I’m helping out in a dive shop in return for lodging and the occasional dive. Technically I’m not living on an island. But I’m living by the coast, with beach, palm trees and ocean…

The Ultimate Packing List

How to pack for a yearlong trip is a question not easily answered. Especially if you, like me, are planning to visit different climates and need to accommodate for all sorts of different circumstances: hot, cold, dark, humid, insects – you name it! Initially, you’d think you just pack the usual: clothes, toiletries, accessories. But…