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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…


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…


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…


Living In A Tent On An Island In Panama – Daily Routine

Did you know that the first Airbnb I booked for my 6-month trip to Costa Rica was a tent in Panama? Are you confused, because I am. No, it’s actually pretty simple. I knew I had to cross the border… Continue Reading…


Day 21-26/180: The Camping Experience – Living Life in Costa Rica

My week in Panama went by in a haze. If I didn’t already feel like I had stepped into another world then I sure felt like it now. Remember how I was talking about the poor state of the houses… 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…


Day 3-6/180: The National Park – Living Life in Costa Rica

The first thing I noticed when I arrived in Cahuita was how small it was. There were a total of maybe 5 streets, comprised of some colourful, but very modest houses that were all partially hidden by jungle vegetation. I… Continue Reading…


Day 2/180: The Crime City – Living Life In Costa Rica

I arrived on Costa Rican ground at 5am in the morning. The first thing I noticed when I got outside was a burnt smell in the air (volcanoes?). The second thing was the sunrise. The colours were subtle, but it… Continue Reading…