Whirlwind Visit to Canada

Working remotely in my job means that occasionally I get to fly back to Canada to do some project work with our clients. It also means that I get to fit in some quality time with my family and friends. This most recent trip was no exception. I was in Canada for 16 days, andContinue reading “Whirlwind Visit to Canada”

A Window to Life in Costa Rica: 4 Months In

Slow down, time! I can’t keep up! The last 4 months have been flying by. We are already a third of the way through our one year stay in Costa Rica. So, what have we been up to since our last life update 2 months ago? Where to even begin? Well, it started with aContinue reading “A Window to Life in Costa Rica: 4 Months In”

Recognizing and Celebrating Costa Rica’s Greatest Treasures: National Parks

On August 24th, Costa Rica celebrates National Parks Day. At a time when the world is on fire and there is less and less nature to observe, this is vital. Recognizing the importance and celebrating the existence of nature, in all of its raw beauty, makes me love Costa Rica that much more. After all,Continue reading “Recognizing and Celebrating Costa Rica’s Greatest Treasures: National Parks”

Home: A Person, place, or feeling?

After being in Costa Rica for almost two months, Rob and I headed back to Canada. Mostly for Blue Skies Music Festival (the greatest place in the world), but also to visit friends and family. Oh, and also, to work in our Toronto offices. When we were in Canada visiting, I found myself referring toContinue reading “Home: A Person, place, or feeling?”

Two Months In Costa Rica: Settling in and Lessons Learned

It’s been 2 months (plus a bit) since we have relocated our lives to Costa Rica and boy, what a whirlwind it has been. Time needs to sloooow down! Settling (but not in the bad way) As it goes with moving anywhere, there is always an adjustment period where you are figuring out your newContinue reading “Two Months In Costa Rica: Settling in and Lessons Learned”

Celebrating Year 3 of Marriage in Uvita

Can you believe it has been three years already? No, me either! Yet, here we are, three years later continuing to embrace all our adventures and misadventures together. We have made it a tradition that we go somewhere every year to celebrate our anniversary and have some quality time to connect. This year was noContinue reading “Celebrating Year 3 of Marriage in Uvita”

Our First Costa Rican Adventure: Exploring Volcán Irazú and Cartago

Travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with the destinations. – Nyssa P. Chopra After spending the first couple of weeks getting settled in (you can read about that here), we were ready to start exploring the beautiful country we are calling home. We were told that Volcán IrazúContinue reading “Our First Costa Rican Adventure: Exploring Volcán Irazú and Cartago”

Moving to Costa Rica: Our Process in Making the Move

Let me tell you, moving to a new country is no joke. There are so many things to consider and do and pack and unpack and organize and it’s exhausting just thinking about it. And doing it in a condensed amount of time makes it that much more chaotic. It seemed that throughout this process,Continue reading “Moving to Costa Rica: Our Process in Making the Move”

Taking the Plunge: How to Decide to Move to Another Country

I will admit decision making is not one of my strengths, particularly when it comes to major life events. I am the type the agonizes over every option and breaks down every scenario, making endless pro and con list, and then when a decision has been made, I begin the doubting phase. This is probablyContinue reading “Taking the Plunge: How to Decide to Move to Another Country”