Sara Appino

June 8, 2020
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“Dream on Wheels” ~ Converting a Bus into a Home

If there’s anyone who can take some lemons and turn them into lemonade, it’s a Costa Rican woman and an Italian man who are madly in […]
May 18, 2020

Surfing Through Adversity

Life has certainly shown us in recent months that no matter our best laid plans, the world can turn itself upside down in an instant. As […]
February 12, 2020
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From the Concrete Jungle to the Costa Rica Jungle

At just 26, Tessa from New York City may be the youngest (and bravest!) Pura Vida alum we know who has uprooted her traditional life in […]