Author: Phillip Whiting

  • World Traveler or Homebody? And Can You be Both?

    World Traveler or Homebody? And Can You be Both?

    Phillip WhitingPhillip is a 27 year old father of two. He has visited 25 countries on five continents and lived in four of those countries for over five years. He speaks fluent Italian and Spanish and has a deep passion for family, travel and cultures. He co-founded Yuda Bands in 2009 and has helped provide […]

  • Travel Destinations

    Travel Destinations

    Phillip WhitingPhillip is a 27 year old father of two. He has visited 25 countries on five continents and lived in four of those countries for over five years. He speaks fluent Italian and Spanish and has a deep passion for family, travel and cultures. He co-founded Yuda Bands in 2009 and has helped provide […]

  • About Me and About My Blog

    About Me and About My Blog

    Phillip WhitingPhillip is a 27 year old father of two. He has visited 25 countries on five continents and lived in four of those countries for over five years. He speaks fluent Italian and Spanish and has a deep passion for family, travel and cultures. He co-founded Yuda Bands in 2009 and has helped provide […]

  • Celebrating in Nicaragua

    Celebrating in Nicaragua

    Today is a big day for our Nica friends. We were invited to check out the parade in town yesterday. After doing a bit of research we were able to figure out what all the fuss what about. INDEPENDENCE DAY. Actually Independence dayS. Yesterday was Independence day for Nicaragua (Sept. 14) and today is Independence […]

  • An Anniversary Not to Forget

    An Anniversary Not to Forget

    We just had our four year anniversary, August 22nd! We can’t believe how fast time has flown by and how many things have happened in those four years! From graduating college, having a baby, traveling Europe and Central America, to now living in Nicaragua. As the rain loudly pours on our tin roof we longingly […]

  • These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

    These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

      Phillip WhitingPhillip is a 27 year old father of two. He has visited 25 countries on five continents and lived in four of those countries for over five years. He speaks fluent Italian and Spanish and has a deep passion for family, travel and cultures. He co-founded Yuda Bands in 2009 and has helped […]

  • Mi Casa es Su Casa

    Mi Casa es Su Casa

    BY POPULAR DEMAND: lots of friends and family have ask about our house and where we live. We live in Diriomo. Who knows the exact address. Nobody has real addresses here. Everything is based off of local buildings (1 block south and 5 blocks west of the cemetery/grocery store/church). We’re 15 minutes away from Granada […]

  • Beautiful Day at Apoyo Lagoon

    Beautiful Day at Apoyo Lagoon

    The last few weeks have been pretty crazy. We have been here now for almost three weeks and most of that time has been spent getting settled. We’ve lived in hotels, hostels, and finally found our home in Diriomo. We’ve had to find furniture, a car, and other things to try and make our stay […]

  • Rice, Beans, and a Little Music: Our First Night on the Town

    Rice, Beans, and a Little Music: Our First Night on the Town

    We ended up getting to Diriomo on Wednesday night July 17, exactly one week after we left SLC. We love it here! The Saturday after we got here we went to a wedding and baptism and were even invited to the party afterwards.¬†We had a great time hanging out and getting to know the members. […]

  • We Made it! Hello Diriomo, home away from home.

    We Made it! Hello Diriomo, home away from home.

    We didn’t get to see everyone before we left. We just had too many things come up right at the end before we left. But we did get to see some family. Grandma Mae Madsen Grandma Alma Whiting Last sunset in Utah Saying our last goodbye to Ari and Hannah She didn’t know what was […]