Back Home: Six Lessons Along The Way

And we are back! Back in Switzerland, back on here, back to planning more adventures (what can I say, my feet are still as itchy as ever). But before embarking on another big trip, I've been digesting and reflecting on some of the lessons I've learned along the way (so far, that is). While there’s more to it, in practicing the art of being concise, I’ve tried to boil it down to one place and one lesson I learned during my time there.


Pura Vida, Costa Rica! Top 10 Food Favorites

Hungry? Thirsty? Neither? Good, you don't have to be. Let's keep things short and get to the good stuff, shall we? My favorite food finds of Costa Rica from our two-week trip passing through Liberia, Playa Negra, Playa Santa Teresa, Monteverde, and Arenal/La Fortuna (more about our trip here and here). If you decide to head out to this b-e-a-utiful country, you must must must try these.

Pura Vida, Costa Rica! Part 2 – Monteverde & Arenal

You know when you get back from the beach, even if just for one day, and sand falls out of your shoes, clothes, books, suncream bottle caps... everywhere? The optimist in me says hey, you're carrying your own little piece of the beach with you! All that seemed worlds away now that we'd arrived in Monteverde, nature and outdoors lovers' dream, and home to 2.5% of the world's biodiversity.