23 minutes with Spacialle Novak about life in Nosara during COVID-19 and beyond

Normally, Spacialle Novak’s life is extremely busy overseeing The Gardens Hotel and helping with the increasingly popular restaurant El Local in addition to her family’s business making delicious chocolates and … Continue reading 23 minutes with Spacialle Novak about life in Nosara during COVID-19 and beyond

Costa Rica temporarily closes borders; Coronavirus Q&A with Paradise Medical Services; Part 2 of ‘What people on the street are saying’ including Arepa’s song, and a direct message from me

Things are adjusting quickly with the Coronavirus updates for Costa Rica and people in Nosara are wondering what this means. In this article I’ll cover the most recent border updates, … Continue reading Costa Rica temporarily closes borders; Coronavirus Q&A with Paradise Medical Services; Part 2 of ‘What people on the street are saying’ including Arepa’s song, and a direct message from me

Diego Cruz: Owner of Guiones Brew Co. and Olivia’s, describes his transition into a kinder surfer and how opening a brewery and restaurant in Nosara, Costa Rica has made him a new man

La versión corta de este podcast tiene subtítulos en español disponibles. Growth brings pain but pleasure all at the same time. As you will hear in this podcast, Diego Cruz … Continue reading Diego Cruz: Owner of Guiones Brew Co. and Olivia’s, describes his transition into a kinder surfer and how opening a brewery and restaurant in Nosara, Costa Rica has made him a new man

Del Mar Academy: How did one school change Nosara so much? What’s next?

In this episode, Rich sits down with Del Mar Academy founders Haley Macmillan-Ord and Jessica Sheffield to discuss updates with Del Mar Academy and their side of the story with … Continue reading Del Mar Academy: How did one school change Nosara so much? What’s next?

February 2019 Update: Ryan Bombard and Nosara’s Bomberos… Fighting fires, relocating animals, rescues, and so much more

Ryan is living a life of adventure few humans understand. His phone steadily beeps with items small and sometimes very big he needs to deal with. He has 2 small … Continue reading February 2019 Update: Ryan Bombard and Nosara’s Bomberos… Fighting fires, relocating animals, rescues, and so much more

One street in Guiones stopped getting robbed… Here’s how they did it.

  Nosara has a crime issue. This is no surprise and is not anything new. In fact, pretty much all of Costa Rica, Latin America and most every tourist town … Continue reading One street in Guiones stopped getting robbed… Here’s how they did it.

The Guardians of Nature: How Jessica Sheffield plans to change the world

Jessica Sheffield is on the short list as one of the ‘Saints of Nosara’ as I like to say. She is an extremely hard worker and dedicated to making the … Continue reading The Guardians of Nature: How Jessica Sheffield plans to change the world

A New Surfboard Shaper is in Playa Guiones, Nosara: Storm Surfboards

Most everyone around Guiones has already noticed the influx of a new brand of surfboard many of the locals are starting to ride… Storm Surfboards shaped by ‘Wild Bill’ who … Continue reading A New Surfboard Shaper is in Playa Guiones, Nosara: Storm Surfboards