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…


Must-See in Bocas Del Toro, Panama: Red Frog Beach

I wasn’t THE biggest fan of Bocas Del Toro, but I will never forget my trip to Red Frog Beach. When it comes to secluded jungle beaches, this is a true hidden gem amongst the Caribbean coast. I have another… Continue Reading…


7 Fun & Affordable Activities In Bocas Del Toro, Panama

If you’re planning on visiting Bocas del Toro, I can already tell you that you’re in for an adventure. From spotting dolphins in the wild to exploring deserted islands: Bocas del Toro has a lot more activities to offer than… 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…


Get To Know Me! (Answering 20 Personal Questions)

Since it’s taking me ages to write something decent and eloquent under the ‘about me’ category (is there anything more difficult than describing yourself? I don’t think so), I thought I’d do a little Q&A for the 10 people that… 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…


The Most Beautiful Beaches near Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo is a popular destination amongst backpackers. During my two-week stay in this laidback surfer’s town, I quickly discovered why. One of my favourite things to do in Puerto Viejo was exploring all of the nearby beaches. Honestly, the… 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…