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!”
Our fledgling farm How does someone go from a cubicle dweller to a farmer in Latin America? I never expected to find out—But In October 2015, my husband Rick was introduced to Moringa oleifera by a friend who had just finished reading a book, Miracle Tree, by Dr. Monica Marcu. Within weeks, Rick wasContinue reading “Bonnie Guest Post: From Cubicle to Farm”
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!”
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.
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!)
The mangoes are no longer in season, but a few are hanging around. Manzanas de agua and cas are in season. Jennifer and I picked a whole bunch! Coconuts are also aplenty. Sergio, our gardener, was nice enough to pick some for me and my cousin Arianna. Mini is nesting and we expect to haveContinue reading “It’s a beautiful day…”
Norma’s retreat in Costa Rica has over 10 acres of property to lounge and relax. If you’re looking for a calm, quiet community while you’re in Costa Rica, Norma’s is the place for you! We have five studios, 3 1-bedroom houses, and 2 2-bedroom deluxe spaces. Who stays at Norma’s? Norma’s is a community—some folksContinue reading “Welcome to Norma’s!”