Aprendiendo español

Why? Could you go on holidays to a country where you don’t speak the language? It depends on the country but often you can, definitely if you stay in more or less touristic areas. Could you stay there for a year without speaking the language? Perhaps yes, but your life will be much better if … More Aprendiendo español

Where in Costa Rica?

In my last blog, I indicated how the wish list helped identifying some of the key criteria to decide where to live in Costa Rica. So, out next addition to the planning board was the criteria list for where to live in Costa Rica. In our case, the main criteria was: Close to National Parks (more or less … More Where in Costa Rica?

The planning board

So, once that we had decided the date -2020- and the place – Costa Rica- everything became  much more concrete. Butterflies in the stomach!. Yes, the time to dream about it was gone. We were going to do it!! (do you also hear the fireworks in the background?). Needless to say, once that the place and … More The planning board

Why Costa Rica?

Once that we made the decision to take a year off, the key question was where? We both agreed that it had to be a tropical country. Despite the fact (or may be because of the fact) that we live in Sweden, we both hate cold weather.  Spending our money on a one year sabbatical … More Why Costa Rica?