Six years ago I was tired, overworked and fed up with my life… so I left everything behind in search of a more fulfilling experience. This journey brought me to a tiny treehouse in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle where I discovered a freer, healthier, happier, more creative life.

Hi, I’m Erin and De la Pura Vida is about unearthing the good life. Grab a cup of coffee, dig in, say hello…

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Six years ago I was tired, overworked and fed up with my life… so I left everything behind in search of a more fulfilling experience. This journey brought me to a tiny treehouse in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle where I discovered a freer, healthier, happier, more creative life.
Hi, I’m Erin and De la Pura Vida is about unearthing the good life. Grab a cup of coffee, dig in, say hello…
Scroll down to discover my most recent posts or navigate the site by topic using the navigation menu up top.

Stranded in the Jungle

Stranded in an unknown remote jungle, Stacey and I are faced with the decision to stay there overnight or chase the rabbit home in a race against the setting sun.

I’m Back.

2015 was a tumultuous year. Am I still living in Costa Rica? Did I move back to the States? I am both and did neither of those things…

Envision Festival 2016: An Exciting Preview

Envision is a true festival of the future, encompassing a cultural movement, a sustainable permaculture movement, a spiritual gathering, and an appreciation of humanity and the planet.

Big News, Big Nightmare

The usual pitch black of the jungle night was broken by a soft white glow coming off the giant point counter hovering above my bed. With every sleeping breath and each twist and turn under the sheets, I was gaining points. 10.90439842309 points for rolling on to my...

What I’m Not Saying

Long time no blog. I have my reasons for disappearing. One normal, the other is something I’ve been struggling with so much that it has silenced me.