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Day 64-90/180: The Wooden Cabin – Living Life In Costa Rica

After an eventful journey on the road, we finally made it to our newest destination. Costa Rica is interesting in this way: you only need to travel a few hours and it’s like you’re in a different country. Instead of… Continue Reading…


Day 63/180: The Bite – Living Life In Costa Rica

After 5 relaxing days in the picturesque beach town of Sámara, it was time to move on to yet another destination. All I knew back then was that I would be spending a month in a wooden cabin in a… Continue Reading…


How To Get Around In Costa Rica Without A Car

There could be many reasons why you would prefer not to rent a car when travelling through Costa Rica. You might not have your license yet, you don’t want to spend too much money or the driving conditions stress you… Continue Reading…


15 Things You Should Know Before Travelling To Costa Rica

No matter how well-prepared you think you are, there’s always going to be surprises whenever you travel somewhere new. Although I definitely did my research before I decided to live in Costa Rica for 6 months, it’s simply impossible to… Continue Reading…


Day 58-62/180: The Beach Day – Living Life in Costa Rica

By the time my stay in Montezuma was coming to an end, I was more than ready to get back on the road. Even though I’d had a pretty good time there, worsening allergies and isolation (try living car-less on… Continue Reading…


Top 5 Things To Do When Visiting Montezuma, Costa Rica

Montezuma is a small but quaint village in Puntarenas, a province on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. At first sight, you wouldn’t think there’s much to do in a quiet place like this, but I have found that the… Continue Reading…


Montezuma Waterfalls, Costa Rica: A Complete Guide

Montezuma may be a tiny fishing village, but it harbours a magnificent network of waterfalls, natural pools and mountain rivers. It’s the number one activity in this town that you simply cannot skip. I think I visited a total of… Continue Reading…


Day 26-57/180: The Cute Couple – Living Life in Costa Rica

I’ve decided to write one single diary post about my month in Montezuma, because I’m simply too behind with everything to divide it up any further. Wish me luck in trying to fit in all the details without making you… Continue Reading…


Day 14-21/180: The Downpour – Living Life in Costa Rica

It’s remarkable how quickly humans adapt to a new environment. If you’ve read my previous diary entry, you’ll know that I was struggling to adjust to the undomesticated lifestyle in Puerto Viejo. Yes, I love nature, but I never really… Continue Reading…


Day 7-14/180: The Cockroach – Living Life in Costa Rica

After a small period of rest and acclimatisation in Cahuita, I was ready to take on my first longer stay (about 2 weeks) in Costa Rica. I’d read a lot of good things about Puerto Viejo and although this Caribbean… Continue Reading…