A Lesson Learned

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Landing in Costa Rica is like waking up in the most beautiful dream. Two years ago, when Amiram and I first visited the small surfing village of Santa Teresa we decided this would be our sanctuary. We planned to come once a year to unwind and recharge while the harsh winter raged in New York. Since the moment I first arrived, Santa Teresa has felt like home to me. Amiram and I try to travel to new places and experience new things as often as we can. However, there is a comfort here I’ve only experience in one other city. New York. It just feels like home. To me, it’s the perfect place filled with love, kindness, and generosity from everyone you meet.

Unfortunately, our luggage didn’t make it this time around. Me being me, and much to Amiram’s shock, packed a bikini, a cover up, some sunscreen, and flip flops in my carry on. No problems. We ran down the street to a variety of local and not so local surf shops, grabbed Amiram some essentials and headed on our way. When our luggage arrived two days later it had become abundantly obvious we didn’t need any of it. In fact, it’s laughable how our “baggage” from New York became our biggest burden. Needless to say, a lesson learned.

Less is always more, especially when it comes to material possessions.

***beauty always comes from within, photo (of me trying to do yoga) taken by Amiram Assouline in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, xoxo behind the mirror***
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  • Carsla Peyton

    Well said. Geesh, that’s a good point. Pack what you can, but also prepare for luggage to be lost. It’s much too common now! (:

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  • I’ve always wanted to go to Costa Rica, sounds like such an amazing place! Great pic too.

  • Shannon Jenkins

    What a perfect getaway!! Costa Rica is definitely too in my list to visit!

    <3 Shannon

  • Dahi Koch

    thanks for your comment on my blog, by the way. i also love velvet. it’s such an elegant texture. <3

  • Dahi Koch

    a nice anecdote. i envy you for being in costa rica right now – must be so warm! x dahi

  • What a perfect getaway! x

  • I have heard many good things about Costa Rica, I wish I could visit it before moving from Chile.
    It is great to hear from you!

    • Thanks so much!! Yes, I really love it there. Good Luck on your move from Chile!!

  • Too funny!! This looks way too magical and like the perfect getaway. We’re totally jealous.

    xx 365hangers

  • You never realize how little you need until you actually have to live without it for some time. 2 weeks without internet and facebook seems the most stupid invention ever.
    xx, Sarah

    • omg, I know! I recently took facebook off my phone because I was checking it all the time for no reason what so ever… Life is much richer without the constant distraction.

      • Really great, got to see it ;)

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