Views from our Costa Rican Home

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”

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…”

Living in Costa Rica: a 6-month review

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”

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”

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”

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”