Category Archives: Costa Rica

From surf school to Spanish class, living la pura vida in Costa Rica

There are few better ways to start your week after a tiring weekend when, upon arriving at school, your teacher tells you, with all the unadulterated joy of a five-year-old opening their first present on Christmas morning: it’s time to … Continue reading

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“You’re in heaven right now…”

Gazing out over a mountain of tropical rainforest and sinking into a chocolate bath with floating marshmallows, it’s easy to believe that my friend had it right when she told me: “You’re in heaven right now”. There are some places … Continue reading

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Learn It, Live It, Give It!

So I wrote this next post on the plane back from Trinidad & Tobago, in between lucid sleep, and then lost my notes but, since arriving back in London and trying to shake off jet lag, felt encouraged to start … Continue reading

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‘The happiest place on earth’

So they call this place ‘the happiest in the world’ – and the phalanx of cab drivers waiting outside for me were certainly friendly enough: ‘taxi amigo’, they beamed, as I meandered towards the more interesting option of the bus … Continue reading

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