Can I Get a Dehumidifier Please?

Our bus passed past lush green mountains along a gravel road across banana plantations towards Tortuguero National Park, reachable only by plane or boat. The […]

¡Pura Vida! The First Step in Costa Rica

Our initial exposure to Costa Rica and the tree canopy was from a 1,000 foot view point precariously connected to a cable above the lush, […]

A Passport to Global Citizenship #Infographic

As many of you know, I have been fortunate enough to travel the world. I have two amazing parents who valued travel and adventure. We […]

Is Learning Science as Good For the Brain as Learning a Foreign Language? #Infographic

As both a biologist, and someone who learned a foreign language (Spanish, in my 20’s, by going to language immersion school in Mexico and Costa […]

Adiós Costa Rica!

Here we are, ending our journey in the same place we started…THE POOL!!! We did it! Our Costa Rica adventure has come to a close […]

Circle of Life

Our journey nears an end in Costa Rica. It’s only fitting to share a couple more photos of the incredible sites we’ve witnessed. Unfortunately for […]

Behind Glass Cages

We went to the frog and herpetology museum yesterday. Such cool frogs, turtles, lizards, and snakes! I said, multiple times “I already saw this in […]

The Smell of Heaven…

I wish you could smell this! The lady who cooks for the school is simmering passion fruit to make juice. It is one of the […]

Longest Zip Line in Latin America

I just did something double-terrifying. Mateo and I just did “the longest zip line in Latin America.” Seven zip lines, one over a mile long!!! […]

Poisonous Creatures

During one of our excursions, suddenly, out of nowhere, Matthew says, “Look mommy, an eyelash pit viper.” Wouldn’t you know, my child found a deadly viper. […]

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