Lazy Days Volunteering – Ostional, Costa Rica

Falling asleep on the beach and waking up at 6am to the sun rising is definitely a beautiful sight. Last night I decided I was too tired to walk home so just crashed at the volunteering hatchery. After being woken by the bright sunrise I snuck back into the house. [...]

Lazy Days Volunteering – Ostional, Costa Rica2017-11-23T22:27:52+12:00

Baby Turtles & My Birthday – Ostional, Costa Rica

In a sleepy daze I had made it back to my bed in the early hours. Covered in the black Ostional sand I get up for breakfast made by Digna, by host mother. Spread out on the small table is some sort of puffy pastry, like a pastry kind of [...]

Baby Turtles & My Birthday – Ostional, Costa Rica2017-11-23T22:44:26+12:00

Arriving on Volunteer Project at Ostional, Costa Rica

[spacer height="1px"] Today is the day we head off to our volunteer project in Ostional. The reason we are all in Costa Rica. Waking up way too early after a night out we pack up our bags and head downstairs. What awaits us is one mini bus which we must [...]

Arriving on Volunteer Project at Ostional, Costa Rica2017-11-23T22:50:28+12:00

What To Expect When Studying At Intercultura

During my time in Costa Rica I was lucky enough to spend a week studying at Intercultura Spanish School in Heredia. This is a foreign language school where people from all around the world come to learn a new language while being immersed in the culture. This was my first [...]

What To Expect When Studying At Intercultura2017-11-24T13:46:24+12:00

Final Days at Intercultura – Heredia, Costa Rica

A Monday meant school and if that’s not bad enough the schedule had changed so now we had morning classes, 8.30am-12.30pm. Getting up so early was a difficult task, but I was only a little late. Surprisingly school goes quick and after five hours of Spanish, with me pronouncing everything [...]

Final Days at Intercultura – Heredia, Costa Rica2017-11-24T13:37:32+12:00

Zip Lining in Monteverde, Costa Rica

[spacer height="20px"]Waking up in an unusual place I surprisingly had no hangover sick feeling, just a major craving for water. I wandered back to my room got changed and had the typical hostel breakfast of poorly cooked pancakes. It was then time for todays adventure of zip lining at Aventura Canopy [...]

Zip Lining in Monteverde, Costa Rica2017-11-24T13:33:16+12:00

La Paz Waterfall Garden & Monteverde – Costa Rica

Walking to school on a Saturday with two Australian girls make the early wake up slightly less horrible. Though, being the weekend, we weren’t at school to learn. Today it was a meeting point for our first trip outside the capital with Intercultura.  Soon enough we were travelling to La [...]

La Paz Waterfall Garden & Monteverde – Costa Rica2017-11-24T11:04:25+12:00

Relaxing Day At Intercultura – Heredia, Costa Rica

Thank the lord for afternoon classes ! After waking up surprisingly not hung over I skipped breakfast in exchange for some cooking lessons at Intercultura in Heredia. Thanks to my lack of general skills when it comes to food I stood back and ‘helped’ by occasionally touching the dough. They turned out yum though, made [...]

Relaxing Day At Intercultura – Heredia, Costa Rica2017-11-24T13:14:06+12:00

Ram Luna Restaurant & My First Discotek

With Spanish lessons for the week starting in the afternoon the day is off to a good start, allowing for a much needed sleep in still recovering from the jet lag. A twenty minute walk really gets the blood pumping ensuring we are wide awake and ready to learn- great [...]

Ram Luna Restaurant & My First Discotek2017-11-24T13:11:04+12:00

First Day of Spanish School – Heredia, Costa Rica

Waking up early for the first day of Spanish School at Intercultra I make myself semi presentable and meet Daniel in the kitchen for breakfast. We then begin our ascend uphill for a twenty minute walk alongside our host mother and her granddaughter. We take note of the streets, walking back by [...]

First Day of Spanish School – Heredia, Costa Rica2017-11-24T12:55:20+12:00

Why Should I Pay to Volunteer?

Why is being a volunteer so costly? So if you’ve come to this article, you’re obviously thinking about volunteering. Good for you, it’s such a rewarding thing to do when travelling, but can be expensive.  Though, like many people, when I first decided to volunteer I was sort of surprised [...]

Why Should I Pay to Volunteer?2018-07-16T23:10:13+12:00
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Your typical New Zealander, now discovering the world one country at a time. With a high-end backpacking style I prefer to glampack across the globe by embracing the best of each destination. All of which I share right here on Backpackers Wanderlust. 

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