Liz in front of a Swiss inspired hotel in Costa Rica

Weekend Chats: Living the Expat Life

Many people meet their friends at work and that is where I met Liz. Interestingly, we didn’t really start getting to know each other until the last few months we worked together. It has been nearly five years since then, but we are still friends and in contact regularly. A fact a little surprising for […]

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Arenal Volcano

Hiking Arenal Volcano

Hiking a volcano was not on my bucket list, but it should be on yours! My entire goal for my last trip to Costa Rica was to see a sloth, which I did and wrote about earlier, but who can say no to, “Do you want to hike a volcano?” Well, I can’t. Clouds hung

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Visiting La Fortuna Waterfall

Costa Rica is a magical place. One full of wondrous sites and animals. I spoke about the magic in this post and my search for one of its native animals in this post. Now, let’s chat about a waterfall. When you visit here, you will immediately be introduced to the saying Pura vida, or Pure

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Sloth Adventure

September is the rainy season in Costa Rica and the rain is really pouring in La Fortuna. I won’t let it deter me from planning my sloth adventure. My entire goal for this trip is to see the cute, homely creature, so off I go into Sloth Territory. Thankfully, when I reach the place promising

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Magical Mountains Above Samara, Costa Rica

The sun just begins to light the sky when the call of howler monkeys rouses me from my sleep to join them outside. I make a cup of hot tea and let it steep as I walk the few feet from my front door to the outdoor table by the pool. The breeze through the

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