Watch Out Pro-Tour, Here comes Stevie!

Watch out Kelly Slater, here comes Sprinter Life star and upcoming pro surfer STEVIE! After ripping the recent swell in Uvita Costa Rica, husband and manager TREE was forced to whisk her away at high … [Read more...]

Rat poison, a dying dog… and life goes on.

A lot of people talk about caring, but more often than not, it's just lip service. Caring is more than just a word or a passive feeling. Real caring requires action. One of the things I find most … [Read more...]

If Not Sprinter Life, Then Who are we?

It's true, our Sprinter van is officially for sale! We've decided that the Sprinter is not the best vehicle for our around the world road trip.  We love the Sprinter, but we didn't design it for … [Read more...]

In Search Of Eden…

Inspired by the raw beauty of Pavones, I've been musing over the concept of paradise. Paradise seems to be one of those collective desires that are entirely subjective. We all want to find our own … [Read more...]

Life in Pavones – Surf and Pizza

We're staying at a little hotel/restaurant/hostel type place right in front of the Pavones wave. This is one of the best hangs we've had in months. The establishment is run by a really cool Italian … [Read more...]

Aloha Costa Rica, Pass My Pocket Book Honey…

Pass my pocket book honey, we just crossed into Costa Rica. After months of paying cheap prices we know our world is about to be rocked. How about $4 for a jug of water? Or hotel rooms that start at … [Read more...]

Declaring Impossible Goals…

And now, for our next act Sprinter Life will DRIVE AROUND THE WORLD!When I was in the 5th grade I told all the girls in my class that I was going to be a pro football player for the San Francisco … [Read more...]

San Juan Del Sur – It’s A BUST!

As we move from place to place it's hard not to get excited about upcoming locations. Nicaragua surf beaches were on my list of favorites. After a disappointing performance at the Boom Wave I set my … [Read more...]

Ometepe Island: one moto, two volcanoes, and many monkeys and magpies

From Lake Nicaragua, created by the wonder of twin volcanoes connected by a low isthmus, rises the majestic island of Ometepe. Its hour glass shape measures 276 kilometers and is filled with a rich … [Read more...]

Red Hot Lava and Firetrucks – Sprinter Life Tour Continues

After leaving Lake Apoyo we decided to get a closer look at one of the Nicaraguan Volcanos, so we drove to Masaya Volcano. This is one of those attractions that would just never fly in the USA. For $5 … [Read more...]

Exploring Nicaragua – Leon and Lago de Apoyo

The Boom Wave. What can I say about the Boom Wave? Well, I tried surfing it every morning for 5 straight days. In the end I broke one board, cut my face with my fin getting rolled on a duck dive, had … [Read more...]

Playa Aserradores – Northern Nicaragua

Rolling into Nicaragua I had one thought on my mind, surfing! This country is famous for its uncrowded waves. Most people who do travel here to surf go to the south, but since we were coming in from … [Read more...]

What does it cost to be a Nomad?

To our main readership, sorry in advance for the boring post.We've received at least a dozen emails from people out there who are considering an extended road trip but have no idea how much it will … [Read more...]

The Adventures of Pleasure Life – Aloha Nicaragua, Adios Amigos

Back in El Salvador we decided to hook up with two other overlanding couples to caravan through Honduras for safety. Dave and Ann's blog is called "The Adventures of Dave and Ann, or ADVODNA"; Chad … [Read more...]

Jumping Waterfalls, Driving Steer, and Roadside Carrion: The Rest Of Honduras

Honduras wasn't all guns, drug lords, and van breakdowns. In addition to the Copan Ruins, we also found a cool brewery and the most amazing waterfall in the world! Unfortunately Outdoorplay work was … [Read more...]