Green Jewel of Central America

  I wanted to share with you guys my personal experience I had in Costa Rica with visual representations so you can obtain a better idea of just how wonderful this country is! I hope that I have convinced you to book your ticket and make that jump to travel to Central America because it … Continue reading Green Jewel of Central America


Surfing Costa Rica

I have always wanted to try surfing and never really quite knew when that would be exactly, until I came to Costa Rica. I live near Santa Cruz, Ca which is a world renowned place for surfers, but honestly the Pacific Ocean over here is cold, dark, and just not how I envisioned myself catching … Continue reading Surfing Costa Rica

Monteverde Cloud Forest

The Monteverde Cloud Forest is located in the Puntarenas and Alajuela Provinces. This was the very first national park I had visited after being in the country for about a week. I was blown away by how dense the forest was and the fact that it does hold true to the name cloud forest because … Continue reading Monteverde Cloud Forest


Traditional Dishes of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to some of the most delicious food and it only got better. Although not an actual dish, Empanadas comes to mind first because this fried pastry is stuffed with either cheese & beans, chicken, pork, ham & cheese, and well you get the idea. You could grab a huge and very … Continue reading Traditional Dishes of Costa Rica


Parque Manuel Antonio

¬†Manuel Antonio is one of the most popular national parks in Costa Rica. Looking over many travel guides and websites, this is the spot that many recommend checking out before you return back home to the motherland. This is a tourist heavy destination, but with good reason because Manuel Antonio is home to a wide … Continue reading Parque Manuel Antonio


Understanding the Pura Vida Lifestyle

Pura Vida literally translates to, "Pure Life," in English. When you go to Costa Rica you begin to feel the, "slow down effect." Everyone is on what they call Tico Time and time is only a figment of our imagination sort of vibe. It is the idea that this life is beautiful and should be … Continue reading Understanding the Pura Vida Lifestyle