Category Archives: Location Independence

How I Ended Up in Costa Rica + the Beginnings of Being a Digital Nomad

from my first trip to Orosi, Costa Rica When I said just over two years ago, having completely fallen in love with Orosi and the pura vida lifestyle, that I would someday live in Costa Rica, I wasn't thinking about that actually happening in the near future. Living in Costa Rica was a 5 year, a 10 year goal that was based more on how I felt having just set off on my first trip than actually having a desire to live in Costa Rica. And yet... Read More »

The Art of Saying Goodbye

I am convinced that “goodbye” is the hardest word in the English language. Living a life of travel, it's a word I say frequently and it never really gets easier. Just this year, I have said goodbye to my friends and family in Pennsylvania (twice),the many volunteers that came and went while I was in Honduras, the boy who was very close to stealing my heart, the students who always brightened my day in class, the best friend I have no idea... Read More »