Costa Rica wildfire

Costa Rica: En Fuego!

Rome is burning. Except not so much Rome, and definitely Costa Rica. So to rephrase: Costa Rica is burning. Every day during the week I spent in Costa Rica, fires sprung up everywhere. Not a day passed when the pleasant, smoky smell of a burn didn’t filled the air. But unfortunately, the reality of the…

Rincon de la Vieja National Park in Costa Rica

A Rainforest, a Volcano and Lots of Monkeys

“Remember that time we hiked through a rainforest on the side of a volcano in search of monkeys?” I can’t wait to look back years from now and say those words. I imagine that then, as now, the feeling will be surreal. When you think of your everyday, conventional life and then juxtapose it with…