Since I moved to Costa Rica and became a solo female entrepreneur, I’ve been widely published as an expert source on Costa Rica and on being a digital nomad. Below you will find links to my articles, guides, and interviews. You can reach me at erin at delapuravida dot com.


NBC World News: 20 injured as major earthquake damages Costa Rica coast

U.S. News and World Report: The Health Benefits of Expressive Writing

Girl About the Globe: Solo Female Travel in Costa Rica Expert Interview

Internations: De la Pura Vida Expat Interview with Erin

Blog Expat: From South Carolina to Costa Rica


Go Backpacking Costa Rica Travel Guide: 

Things to do in Costa Rica

Costa Rican Food – Typical & Traditional Cuisine

Costa Rica Nightlife – Bars, Clubs, Dating Tips

Cost of Travel in Costa Rica

San Jose City Guide

Puerto Viejo City Guide

Articles and Photographs

The Tico Times:

Ticos hold funeral for perished police pooch

A hailstorm frosted Irazú Volcano on Friday

10 cool facts about Sony’s gorgeous flower eruption ad filmed at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano

9 things expats should know about recent immigration rumors

¡Chances, chances! How to play the lottery in Costa Rica

What went wrong before and after shooting of U.S. backpacker in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica’s Copa del Café wraps up with surprises, exciting play

Retransformed: A sophomore experience at the Envision Festival

Overheard at Envision Festival 2013

Overheard at Envision Festival 2014

Overheard at the Envision Festival 2015

Envision Festival begins

Envision kicks off with long lines, high spirits, community service

6 things you need to know about Envision Festival 2015

Ticos jam out with Damian Marley

Mono Azul: Comfort in good conscience

Jungle Jam 2013 brings the beat, dreadlocks

Villas Adele: Playa Hermosa’s tropical oasis

Carnival returns to Limón

Montezuma woman launches campaign to make movie, pave road

New reality show pilot features U.S. expats in Costa Rica

Forgotten Costa Ricans featured on Facebook

Service dogs welcomed in most Costa Rican restaurants

Dominican star Juan Luis Guerra returns to Costa Rica

Felix da Housecat to DJ in Costa Rica

Color party in Costa Rica

Calle 13 uses Twitter to write a song with Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

International Living Magazine:

Why Expats Fall in Love With Costa Rica

“The Only 3 Spanish Phrases You Need…”

“In Costa Rica, My Allergies Have Disappeared…”

The Truth About Teaching English in Costa Rica

Teaching English in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

Costa Rica’s Hidden Qualities

Teaching English in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News:

Aggressive Driving Deters Ticos From Commuting to Work

Paranormal Pura Vida: Haunted Spots in Costa Rica

Top Six Reasons to Retire in Costa Rica