Leaving the United States, but First, a FEMA Disaster
Shielding my eyes from the piercing rain, I looked up to discover the source of the crash – a towering pine tree silhouetted black by the purple urban night sky. Its branches pierced vertical. Its trunk lay horizontal, disappearing into my roof and reappearing out the other end of my house.
Well Known Beaches and Hidden Gems of Northern Guanacaste
A glimpse into the offerings of the popular beaches and the hidden gems of Northern Guanacaste, Costa Rica – some of the finest beaches in the world!
A Move, Tempestuous at Best, Back to the United States
“Badass?” questioned the Costa Rican airport official, eyebrow raised, as he stopped my forward progress through security. “Yes,” I replied with a sly smile.
Paradise is a Condemned House on the Beach in Costa Rica
I put my dog to sleep then moved to a condemned house on the beach in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica and immediately contracted Dengue Fever…again.
Expat Interview: Tiger Baby
Tiger tells us about her 7 years in Costa Rica, her 4 husbands, and her 20 years in Japan and traveling the world as a dancer, Alaska pipeline welder, personal trainer, translator, and home health nurse.
A lucid dream, a tough decision, the saddest day I’ve ever had, and the hardest thing I’ve ever written. I had to put my dog, Mocha, to sleep.
12 Reasons to Love Uvita, Costa Rica + Travel Tips and 19 Photos
19 stunning photos of Uvita, Costa Rica + travel tips, things to do, places to eat, places to stay. Uvita is a sparsely populated tropical paradise where mountain meets beach and Home of the Annual Whale and Dolphin Festival.
Leaving Costa Rica, but First, a Move to the Beach
With just one month to sell my things and move to the US, I move to the beach in Costa Rica where I get in an accident that contributes to the illness that I still don’t know I have.
Good Living: San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica
I follow a creepy ad on Craigslist and find a home in the unlikeliest of places, in a tiny isolated mountain town in Costa Rica.
Leaving Costa Rica: The Beginning
Sick but unaware, my decision to leave Costa Rica was fueled by friends moving back to the US and absurd dates.
A Price for Paradise: Turrialba Volcano is Erupting
What it’s like to live next to an erupting volcano in Costa Rica as Turrialba spews volcanic ash over the Central Valley.
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.