Costa Rica

The most Pura Vida Woman is from France

The most influential person I met in all of Costa Rica is from France. A unique host family in Costa Rica.

Costa Rican Meltdown Hour

Sometimes it's hard to say "Pura Vida" about everything. Read how I overcame my freak out at the train station.

5 things that have surprised me about Cost Rica

An entire month has flown by faster than any trip I've ever been on. It's a strange feeling settling in one area, telling yourself that you're going to be here for 3 months; reminding yourself that even though it's a long time, to use the time wisely...


What is known as the "Amazon of Costa Rica", Tortuguero national park contains unmatchable beauty and quaint little village.