Healing in the Heart of Costa Rica’s Jungle: HermOsa Reserve in Uvita, Costa Ballena

On a rainy Monday morning in July, I had the privilege of participating in a tour of a family-owned and -operated medicinal herb farm called HermOsa Reserve.  This healing and information centre was set up by Aida Cedeño, a native to this region of Costa Rica, and her daughter, Jazmin Godinez, who headed our tour... Continue Reading →


Sustainable Living is the Lifeblood of Costa Rica

Sustainable living in Costa Rica is not just a theory. There is a strong, daily practice that Costa Rican nationals and relocated expats have of tending to their land, water and inhabitants. The recent power outage in Central America, however, seems to have thrown into controversy Costa Rica’s renewable power system, which shut down entirely... Continue Reading →


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