Awesome Avocados

People sometimesĀ ask “if you were stuck on an island and could only have a few foods for days on end, what would you eat?” Have you pondered this question? My latest response isĀ  avocados (and coconuts). Not only do avocados remind me of their tropical homelands of Central and South America, areas through which I […]

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Solo Journey in Central America: Blessed by Community

Summer is here, which means many people head off for vacations in various parts of the world. Whether you are venturing to Kenya or doing a more economical staycation, you might enjoy my solo trip full of animals and adventures in Costa Rica and Nicaragua back in 2008, chronicled in Vision Magazine. Women need not […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Solo Journey in Central America: Blessed by Community, Vision Magazine Article

Click here to view my latest article on my trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua. This article was originally printed in Vision Magazine. Tags: Casa Ridgway, Central America, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, solo travel, travel, Vision Magazine, women

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Costa Rica and Nicaragua:

By Paige Newman, Exclusive to After two months touring much of Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua, I found vegetarians would have an easier time than vegans in carnivorous Central America. Sometimes gallo pinto (mixed rice and beans) is a reliable meal, though it may be laden with animal products. Accommodations with kitchens make mealtimes […]

Friday, November 7th, 2008