Great Article About Visiting Costa Rica

I wanted to share this article that has some really great tips about visiting Costa Rica. It has some good general advice about what to expect from a trip to Costa Rica, and how to go about planning one. My favorite/least favorite one is actually number 2, about the days always being about the same length! It's weird, but even after 10 years here, that's something that still annoys me, for some reason. Anyhow, the article is on the blog Mom Endeavors, although the tips were written by my friend Read more [...]

La Presidente

Laura Chinchilla, the President of Costa Rica. She's actually surprisingly short in person. So much so that I invented a song called "Tiny President," to the tune of Elton John's "Tiny Dancer." I really wish I'd not done that. Update: After talking to Lucy, I feel like a fool for missing the most obvious and excellent caption for this picture: "Ich bin ein Berlíner." I had originally planned to write a general post about life in Costa Rica, but then this last Friday something unusual happened: Read more [...]