7 Day Itinerary For Costa Rica

Costa Rica might look small on a map, but don’t fool yourself. You can’t see it all in a week. When I took my trip to this Central American gem, I knew I didn’t want to rush. “Pura Vida”, the typical Costa Rican greeting, was going to be the motto of my trip and I took it to the heart.

Costa Rica might look small on a map, but don’t fool yourself. You can’t see it all in a week. When I took my trip to this Central American gem, I knew I didn’t want to rush. “Pura Vida”, the typical Costa Rican greeting, was going to be the motto of my trip and I took it to the heart. Be inspired by my recommendations, learn from my mistakes and (not so serious) survival tips!

Pura Vida
Spanish for "pure life." The law of the land in Costa Rica. The expression is used in many forms, from a greeting, to a synonym for "excellent." Ticos (Costa Ricans) follow this lifestyle and are some of the most wonderful people on earth. A synonym of "hakuna matata." Life is wonderful; enjoy it.

7 Day Itinerary For Costa Rica

Arriving to the capital San José

In late April, I arrived without set plans to Costa Rica. I came into the country through the airport of San José, which lies northwest of the capital. I only had booked my stay with Aldea Hostel for the first night, since I planned to continue to the beach as soon as possible. (Un)fortunately Costa Rica had other ideas.

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Vegan Style 5 Minute Pancakes

How to Make Perfect Pancakes – In Only 5 Minutes

Peeps, if you follow me for a while you will know that there is this one thing that I try again and again and it  still fails approx. 4 out of 5 times. Maybe you feel the same about this, maybe you think I am crazy:

But hell, I love pancakes and yes it is worth the pain! 😉

I tried for months to respect the pancake Sunday tradition, but man, I honestly suck (pardon the language) at making pancakes. The length of my list of excuses (it must be the pan, this was the wrong wheat, the temperature was too low,…) is only beaten by the number of recipes that I tried. Continue reading “Vegan Style 5 Minute Pancakes”

Best Vegan Spots in Hamburg

Two Days in Germany´s Secret Pearl of the North

Just about a week ago I was visiting my friend Flora in Hamburg. She had invited me to her hometown with the promise of the city being a vegan mecca. I was curious to see what it really had to offer and followed her invitation happily. Flora didn´t exaggerate.

Here my personal must go/eat places in Hamburg!

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