Uvita – an underrated Costarican gem

uvita, costa rica

Have you heard of Uvita? If not, don’t feel bad. Costa Rica is well known for its lush Rainforests, beautiful beaches of Santa Teresa, or the Caribbean vibes of Puerto Viejo. To be honest, I only came here because I crossed the border with Panama and wanted a quiet place on the beach to relax. And it was perfect!

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Costa Rica – Manuel Antonio National Park

Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio Park

One thing is for sure: Costa Rica has the most amazing nature I have ever seen in my life. The lush, heavy, green, wild jungle is right behind you when you seat on the beach, resting from a day of surfing, watching one the most stunning sunsets in the world. That’s how I remember it.

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Yucatan off the beaten track – 6 places you must visit

Mexico Rio Lagartos Yucatan

While a lot of people begin their journey through Mexico from Yucatan, most of them stop on the Caribbean coast. It is beautiful, sure, but too full of tourists if you ask me. Everyone speaks English and when you enter a store or a restaurant saying “Hola!” you will hear “Hello, how are you today?” in return. It’s a wonderful place for a stress-free holiday, diving with green turtles and trying some amazing Mexican food. And if in addition you would like to venture yourself to the heart of Yukatan and meet the real Mexicans, follow me.

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