Experience the Rhythms of Joy with Tiina Kivinen

11/26/2012

With December just around the corner, our 2012-2013 retreat season is about to be underway. One of the first retreats on our calendar is Rhythms of Joy: A Costa Rica Yoga Experience, from January 12-19, 2013. Hosted at the beautiful Nosara Bed & Breakfast Retreat Center in Nosara, Costa Rica, you will experience a week-long

On Thanksgiving and the True Nature Education Mission

11/20/2012

A note from TNE owner and founder, Joshua Canter, on how the true essence of Thanksgiving lies at the heart of the TNE mission and vision.

Travel Tip Thursday: Mindful Awareness in New Surroundings

11/15/2012

When giving orientations and presentations to first-timers, we always emphasize this as the number one key aspect to being safe in Costa Rica. There is so much life in the beautiful land of Pura Vida, Pura Life. With this, there are also many creatures (just to name a few….sloths, monkeys, lizards, alligators) and places to visit where you

Travel Tip Tuesday: Learn Costa Rican Spanish Slang

10/16/2012

If you do not know any Spanish, we recommend learning the basic Costa Rican slang prior to your travel ventures. Even if you do know Spanish, it’s important to keep in mind that you may overhear words and sayings that are unfamiliar to Spanish language that you hear in other Spanish-speaking countries. Recall from our earlier Travel Tip blog discussing the reference of the Costa Rican locals as ticos.