Are there any expat writers working in the Grecia, Atenas, Alajuela area in Costa Rica? Join our writer workshop from 10-1 pm July 16, 17, 18, 20 and 21! The full writer workshop, for those coming from out of town, includes meals and a place to stay. But if you’re already in town and wantContinue reading “Locals & Expats: Join Our Workshop!”
Tag Archives: Alajuela
Guest Post: Bonnie Adjusts to Cooking (and bugs!)
Rick and I have now been living in Costa Rica for seven months and we are adapting well. Aside from learning Spanish, one of the small challenges I have faced living in another country has been adapting my cooking to the local foods. I have also learned to make some of the local dishes (YUM!),Continue reading “Guest Post: Bonnie Adjusts to Cooking (and bugs!)”
Guest Post: Bonnie Rios
Bonnie has been living at Norma’s Villas for six months with Norma’s son, Rick. She’s our guest blogger for today! It is Christmastime and summer has officially begun here at Norma’s Villas! I am married to Norma’s son, Rick, and we have been living here for nearly 6 months now. While I have visited duringContinue reading “Guest Post: Bonnie Rios”
Help Us Make Your Home More Comfortable
Norma’s is a getaway, a community, a home. Please help us make it better with our new survey! Click here to answer seven questions about your stay in paradise, and mention the survey when you email in to get 10% off your stay! Pura Vida!
Writers have been getting ready for NaNoWriMo, which can be an exciting and productive time! But have you planned on what you’re going to do after? Maybe some editing or rewriting…in Costa Rica? Norma’s is giving 10% off weekly and monthly rates for writers who book during March-August of 2015! There’s one catch .Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Discount!”
Walkthrough Video by Adventure Paul!
Paul stayed at Norma’s for a whole month working on various projects, and he was nice enough to make and share this walkthrough video! Get to know Norma’s before you come. Tell us in the comments: What is YOUR favorite spot? Visit Paul’s Adventures here!
A Quick Guide around Norma’s
Want an intro to public transit in Costa Rica? Tips on getting to a secluded, magical turtle island? Maybe you need the number of a cab driver in Granada, Nicaragua? Or maybe you don’t need that info right now, but wouldn’t you like to have that problem? We can help you out.
Norma’s Internet Problem
Norma’s has a lot of space. A lot. We are happy that everyone has lots of space to roam around, but that leaves us with a huge problem: The Internet. As more freelancers and remote workers come to Norma’s, it’s clear that we are going to need to solve our Internet problem. I made thisContinue reading “Norma’s Internet Problem”
Writers’ Discount for next June, July and August!
Are YOU a writer looking for a retreat? Why do you wanna know? Norma’s is giving 10% off weekly and monthly rates for writers who book during June-August of 2015! Really? How do I get this discount? If you’re on Twitter, Tweet the link to this post and follow @normasvillas. If you can’t thinkContinue reading “Writers’ Discount for next June, July and August!”
Talk about multitasking! Sergio takes a peek at the radiator while holding onto an iguana. (Don’t worry, it’s alive and well! Just needed to be relocated!)