Tico-ish Episode 6 – Perfect Gifts for Gringos and Ticos

Hello again! I've been traveling out of Costa Rica for the last month or so, so I guess I really have been a Costa Rica Outsider of late. I've been pretty busy, but I have found a bit of time to record a new episode of Tico-ish with my friend Christa from Pura Vida Moms! You can check it out here: This episode is all about gifts. We talk about what kinds of things we take to give to people when we're visiting the US or Costa Rica. So if you're considering a trip to Costa Rica and you'll be staying Read more [...]

Tico-ish Episode 1 – A New Video Series!

I'm very pleased to announce that my friend Christa and I have started a new video series called "Tico-ish." She's the mind behind Pura Vida Moms, a great new website about parenting, Costa Rica, and bilingualism, among other topics. Yep, that's me on the right and no, I don't know what happened. She and I are both high school friends that ended up marrying Costa Ricans from the same town. She and her husband live in Denver and I live here in Costa Rica with my wife. In the series we'll be Read more [...]