Videos

Zip Lining in the Clouds!

8 Feb , 2016   Video

Zip Line - Day Well Lived

One of the best things about living in Costa Rica has been having visitors from home and having the opportunity to show them around. We ventured for a day trip to Monteverde’s eXtremo Park for their Canopy Tour, and this was truly $50 well spent. Included in the tour were 14 Zip Line cables soaring […]

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Life Lessons

We Found Our Paradise, and You Should Look For Yours

23 Nov , 2015  

Day Well Lived - Weekly Crawler
A friend of ours runs a great site here in Tamarindo to cover local news, events, businesses and more. It was my pleasure to write something for the site on a funny word: paradise. Read the full article here!

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Adventures, Life Lessons, Photos

My Two Favorite Brazilian Cities

21 Nov , 2015  

Day Well Lived - Olinda
As many of my regular readers know, we've just returned from a marathon trip to Brazil; 31 days, 17 different cities and countless memories made. Of course a highlight of the trip was meeting my in-laws and extended Minchillo family for the very first time, more on that to come. But also, I had the [...]

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Life Lessons

Something We Can All Learn From Brazil’s Food Culture – Fete Lifestyle Magazine

15 Nov , 2015  

Day Well Lived - Fete Lifestyle Magazine
Who doesn't love food? I was super excited that the food issue of Fete Lifestyle Magazine coincided with my travels in Brazil; where I reconnected and learned a greater appreciation for food beyond just the taste, smell and nourishment it provides. I was able to enjoy getting to know the other and newer half of [...]

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Adventures, Life Lessons

Half The Cost, Double The Freedom

20 Oct , 2015  

Day Well Lived - Beachy Freedom
This article first appeared on InternationalLiving.com. A piece for their postcard section focused on painting a picture of what the day-to-day is like living here in Costa Rica, enjoy! Click below to read the full article!

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Adventures, Photos

A Day in The Clouds of Monteverde

20 Sep , 2015  

Monteverde - Day Well Lived
On a regular day-to-day basis, having no car in Costa Rica is no big deal; for us we have our bikes which is perfect for getting us to town whenever we need or want to go. However, a car would be really nice for exploring more of this beautiful country! So whenever we rent a [...]

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Adventures, Life Lessons

40 Minutes of Fame on The Expat Chat

19 Sep , 2015  

Expat Chat - Day Well Lived
One of the most fun aspects about our move abroad has been sharing our story with others. Much of our original inspiration came from a show we had started watching about expats on YouTube - so a few months ago when we met Tony Argyle online and he expressed interest in interviewing us for a [...]

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Adventures, Photos

Wandering in the Big City

17 Sep , 2015  

San Jose  - Day Well Lived
Over the past couple months, we've had our first couple opportunities to explore the "city side" of Costa Rica. We needed to travel to San Jose to visit the Brazilian embassy so that I could obtain a Visa to travel there. And we traveled to Ciudad Colon, just outside of San Jose another weekend for [...]

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Adventures, Life Lessons

Seen First on InternationalLiving.com

24 Aug , 2015  

Samara Sights - Day Well Lived
I admit, I've neglected you all. Truth is I'm back to being crazy busy again; but the difference this time is that it's a busy I enjoy. When I made the decision to leave a full-time job and work as a freelancer, I knew that while making my own hours and being my own boss [...]

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Life Lessons

We Don’t Have That Many Balls

23 Jul , 2015  

Sunset - Day Well Lived

In the past four months, I can’t begin to try and put a number on the amount of people who have said “man, I give you credit, you guys have a lot of balls; I would love to do what you did, but I could never pull it off.” Or something of the like. First, […]

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