America’s favorite “exotic” destination – Costa Rica


This past week, I was able to spend a week in Costa Rica. In college, I spent a month in Costa Rica as part of a study abroad trip. Ten of us traveled around the entire country with two Costa Rican teachers from the business school. Throughout the month, I was able to see so many different parts of the country and I am grateful for that. This trip really sparked my desire to travel and it is a big reason why I have been on the road for the last 11 months. Costa Rica is now well-known for a being a big tourist destination, especially for Americans, but since I had spent time here before I figured I could find a way to beat the crowds. There is also a reason why Costa Rica is so popular. It is one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world, has beautiful beaches, national parks where you can see animals who’ve only seen on TV and most of the population speaks English.


For the week, I stayed in Playa Bejuco at a place owned by a company called Outsite. Outsite provides co-working...