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I Found Myself in Tuscany…Now I Help Others Do the Same

I Found Myself in Tuscany…Now I Help Others Do the Same

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May 5, 2018

In August of 2012, I sold my home and most of what I owned to finance what I thought would be a three-month adventure in Italy. I arrived a month later in Florence, not knowing a single person or a single word of Italian. What I did know was that I was in need of a change…some time on my own and some new scenery. I’d visited Italy twice in the two previous years and each time I’d felt rushed…I hadn’t wanted to leave; I’d felt strangely at home.

I’m Still Shocked I Get Paid to Live This Lifestyle

I’m Still Shocked I Get Paid to Live This Lifestyle

Six years ago, I started a small tour company in Central America and I’m currently based in—and operate out of—the South Pacific region of Costa Rica. My work takes me into some of the most biodiverse and ecologically healthy places on the planet. I might be out hiking Monteverde’s cloud forests one day and sitting in a natural volcanic hot spring the next. During the turtle nesting season, I am out at night with my group, walking the beach in hopes of spotting a nesting sea turtle. I am still shocked that I have created this reality and even get paid to live it.