Life Update from Costa Rica: 2020 So Far…

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…”

Hiking the Mountains in Escazu: a photo journey

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”

A Window to our Weekend in Puerto Viejo

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”

A Window to Animal Conservation in Costa Rica: Visiting 4 Rescue Centres

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”

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”

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”