We made it!

After 10 months and 15 days we are back to Costa Rica!!. Yipieeeeeeeeeeee! And what is best: This time it is for good! OMG, it feels so good to say it out loud! Behind us are very hectic weeks and months, many sleepless nights and endless to do lists. Not to speak about the number … More We made it!

Post-sabbatical blues

I had read about the post-sabbatical blues and the strategies to manage” the reentry” well before we set out for our sabbatical.   But nothing, I repeat, nothing prepared me for the shock that I experienced going back to Sweden and my “life behind a computer” after the sabbatical in Costa Rica.  For me, the year in Costa … More Post-sabbatical blues

How much does a one year sabbatical in Costa Rica cost? (Part 2)

Part 2- One-time expenses A very common question that we get is how much did our one year sabbatical in Costa Rica cost? In this post you will have information on the one-time costs. These are usually expenses that occur at the beginning of the sabbatical. This is how it looked for us. ONE-TIME EXPENSES … More How much does a one year sabbatical in Costa Rica cost? (Part 2)

How much does a one year sabbatical in Costa Rica cost? (Part 1)

Part 1- running expenses We are asked often how much did our one year sabbatical in Costa Rica cost? Of course, it all depends on lifestyles as well as the size of the family. But before our trip we had read that, on average, the running expenses are between 12000-14000 US$ per person for a … More How much does a one year sabbatical in Costa Rica cost? (Part 1)