Costa Rica

My 5 Favorite Travel Destinations…So Far

One of the most ubiquitous questions I get when people learn of my travel bug is, “So what has been your favorite place to visit?” Internally this questions usually makes me all queasy and stressed.  The thought, “How dare they ask me to name just one!” creeps into my mind and then I typically expel a…

My 2013 Life in Pictures

I would be remiss not to summarize 2013. Even though I wasn’t bouncing from country to country or living in one of the world’s most romantic cities like the last few years before, there were indeed adventures and moments that will make 2013 go down as one of the noteworthy years of my life. To…

Bienvenido a Costa Rica!

“Welcome to the Happiest Country of the World!,” said the sign that greeted me in the San Jose airport.  And since I am returning to Costa Rica after nearly 15 years, I consider myself one of the happiest people “of the World!”  Looks like this might be a feliz filled 8 days! Vamos! Me back…