Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

A Guide to Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

  Playas del Coco, Costa Rica has been my home for over 3 months now. While it was convenience that brought me here, I have truly come to love the town. Since Playas del Coco is becoming more of a destination for travelers to Costa Rica, I wanted to make a guide on how to get here and what to do once you're here. How To Get Here The easiest way to get to Playas del Coco is by flying into the Liberia (LIR) airport – most major... Read More »

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 »

2017 Travel Plans and Goals

I know 2016 was basically The Worst Year Ever for a lot of people and while the first half of the year definitely knocked me off my feet, it wasn't the most tragic year ever. I did a lot of cool things in 2016, from being maid of honor in my best friend's wedding to heading to Bonnaroo solo to moving to Honduras AND Costa Rica and I like to think the cool things balanced out the shitty things. That said, I was still happy to start the new... Read More »

A Traveler’s Christmas List

When you're planning on living out of a backpack for the indefinite future, it can be difficult to give someone gift ideas. With the holidays fast approaching, I find myself constantly answering "What do you want for Christmas?" and, it seems, "nothing" is an answer few are willing to accept. I've learned to become specific in what I ask for - here are a few things on my list this year, along with a few things I have and looove - so if you're... 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 »