One thing I’ve enjoyed most about living in Costa Rica is how incredibly welcoming everyone is. Costa Ricans (or “Ticos” as they affectionately call themselves) are extremely proud of their country and want visitors to love it as much as they do. Several coworkers have offered to take us to their hometowns and show us… Read More Weekend Adventure in Cartago
Prior to arriving in Costa Rica, we enjoyed a 10-day vacay in Tulum, Mexico. This small town just south of Cancun is now known for its laid-back vibes, numerous yoga studios and white sand beaches. At first we were a little hesitant about spending that long there, but it turned out to be a great… Read More Ten Days in Tulum
We’ve made it to Costa Rica! Where Are We Staying: After a few days at the Marriott when we first arrived, we are now settled in an awesome condo we rented in Heredia, a suburb of San Jose. It is so nice having a place to cook for ourselves, unpack and call home for a… Read More Costa Rica First Impressions
Upon arriving in the Yucatan, we decided to stay the night in a super tiny town of X-Calakoop (population 1200!), near the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. The ruins are a 2 hour drive from Cancun and Tulum, so a lot of people visit them as a day trip but we figured this would be… Read More Experiencing Village Life in X-Calakoop
Hola de Mexico! We are nearing the end of our vacation before heading to Costa Rica. We are currently enjoying the time in Tulum to relax and act “healthyish” by working out daily at the local Crossfit, eating a ton of vegetables and fresh fruit, and getting to try Herbalife in real life. More on… Read More With Love, From Mexico City
Well, after 3 years or so of dinner conversations and late night talks about leaving town and traveling the world, we finally decided to do it. So on January 13th, Brice and I are off on a global adventure! While we have had a lot of positives in Portland – a beautiful condo, the best… Read More And Off We Go
After our time in Costa Rica, will we be off checking out more elephants or opening a hostel? We’ll see! Follow along or even come visit us. First up, Mexico City!