Sunday Snapshot | Living the Pura Vida | Costa Rica

Living the Pura Vida

 

If you ever visit Costa Rica, it’s one of the first phrases you’ll learn. You’ll see it on t-shirts and signs. You’ll hear it more often than ‘hola’ or ‘buenos dias.’ The phrase is ‘Pura Vida.’ It literally means pure life. And Ticos definitely know a thing or two about living the good life.  A few weeks ago we took a day to explore the area. We decided to take a quick trip to Hacienda Baru, a small wildlife refuge just north of Dominical. The pura vida feeling was inescapable as we walked along the white sand beach as the palm trees provided shade. No wonder according to the Happy Planet index Costa Rica ranks number 1!

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Meet: Dan Moore


Dan is the photographer, social media strategist and second half of the A Cruising Couple team. He has been living and traveling full-time in various countries since 2011. His award winning photography has been featured on National Geographic, CNN and New York Times Travel.

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