The views from our condo never get old. No matter the time of day, there is a beautiful view. Seeing the sunset over the mountains, the lights of the city beginning to twinkle and the sky begins to darken, the full moon dipping below the horizon in the early hours of the morning. I haveContinue reading “Views from our Costa Rican Home”
When the global pandemic reached Costa Rica, like in many other countries, everything came to a halt. We have both been working from home and staying inside. However, one can only stay inside for so long. So, we started going on afternoon walks to explore our neighbourhood which, admittedly, we haven’t really done since weContinue reading “A Peek into Our Neighbourhood: Granadilla, Costa Rica”
It’s been a while since we’ve provided an update on life in Costa Rica. I don’t know about you, but for us, 2020 has already felt like the equivalent of 7 years. How is it only May? And how is it that we’ve already been in Costa Rica for 11 months. Starting 2020 with aContinue reading “Life Update from Costa Rica: 2020 So Far…”
There is consensus on the internet that driving in Costa Rica is unpleasant, to say the least, and should be avoided at all costs. I did my research. I read that. But to live in San Jose means to drive in San Jose. So, you adapt.
I can’t believe that we’ve already been living in Costa Rica for six months. We are halfway through our one-year abroad and have already experienced so much and yet, have many more things to check off our Costa Rica Wanderlist. Life definitely looks different for us these days since moving here and adapting to theContinue reading “Living in Costa Rica: a 6-month review”
When we moved to Costa Rica, I knew our life as we knew it would change. The life we have been living in Costa Rica certainly looks different than the one we live in Canada. Without trying and without really noticing, our day to day lifestyle has completely changed over the past 6 months. LifestyleContinue reading “5 Ways Our Lifestyle Has Changed in Costa Rica”
In case you were unaware, I love mountains. I love them for so many reasons: how beautiful they are, the challenge they pose when climbing them. But perhaps, mostly because they remind me how insignificant we are in all of the grandness that mother earth made them to be. Mountains always seem to bring meContinue reading “Hiking the Mountains in Escazu: a photo journey”
If you love sloths, beaches and biking, you are going to want to hear about our weekend in Puerto Viejo. Rob and I had been wanting to make it to Puerto Viejo since we landed in Costa Rica. Neither of us had ever been to the Caribbean side of the country and had only heardContinue reading “A Window to our Weekend in Puerto Viejo”
The must-see places, must-do activities, and must-eat cuisines in Costa Rica.
In honour of International Sloth Day, I thought I’d share some of the incredible Animal Sanctuaries that we’ve visited in Costa Rica. There is some great work happening across the country to conserve, rehabilitate and educate. We’ve visited four different Animal Sanctuaries and each of them providing a unique and memorable experience. Las Pumas RescueContinue reading “A Window to Animal Conservation in Costa Rica: Visiting 4 Rescue Centres”