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.
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”
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”