Pura Vida! This local expression can be interpreted in many ways, but it roughly means “this is living!”. (click the link above for more information). I spent five or six months in Costa Rica quite a few years ago. I enjoyed spending time there and met some wonderful people, both locals and expats like me. The pace of living is slower, the cost of living is lower than North America (although they have dual pricing on things/services. If you’re a gringo, prepare to pay more than locals).
Viva Mexico! As many of you may know, I spent several years living in the beautiful country of Mexico. In this travel memory, I will share with you some of the beautiful encounters I had during my stay. Off the Beaten Path in Mexico Similar to the Stewardess in Episode Two of the first season of The Stewardess’s Diary, I spent my time in Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. This area is home to some of the most beautiful beaches (Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and all of the Riviera Maya). Many of you are probably familiar with the beaches, so I’m going to show you some of the lesser-known parts of this area.
For those of you who’ve read the very first installment of The Stewardess’s Diary, you’ll know that our characters go camping around Banff. If you’ve only seen Toronto, Ontario, or some of the other large cities on the eastern side, like Montreal or Halifax, then you’ve missed out on what I consider the most gorgeous part of Canada: the Rockies. Read more…