Tag Archives: costa rica

Orosi Valley Costa Rica

Unforgettable Moments from My First Trip Abroad

Over the past few weeks, my Facebook “On This Day...” feed has (mostly) taken a break from the statuses about boys and heartbroken quotes and instead turned to photos of luggage, mountains, beaches and baby sloths. I'm not too sure what I was doing last February – nothing exciting, apparently – but two years ago in February I was a month into my first solo adventure. I can't believe it's been two years since I first stepped foot in... Read More »
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 »
Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua

The Result of Knowing I Can Live the Life I Want

Around this time last year, I was traveling through Costa Rica. I was in Orosi studying Spanish at Montana Linda, cooking extravagant meals with new friends, drink rum+coke while playing Asshole and Bullshit for hours on end, and having intense discussions on US politics with Europeans. Then I found my way to Cahuita and Puerto Viejo where I visited the Sloth Sanctuary, rode a horse for the first time (in the Caribbean!), and partied all night... Read More »
Rocking J's, Puerto Viejo

Costa Rica: Final Thoughts

I chose to begin my journey in Costa Rica for a few reasons. Logistically, flights into San Jose were cheaper than flights into any other Central American city and it also made the most sense in helping me achieve my goal of visiting every country in Central America as I had already visited Panama and could easily travel my way up to Mexico, hitting every other country along the way. However, I also chose Costa Rica because it seemed like the... Read More »