Founders Travels: Travel tips

Exploring Costa Rica: Santa Teresa and La Fortuna

By Michael Chapman

Exploring Costa Rica: Santa Teresa and La Fortuna

We excelled at getting “stuck” in places much sunnier and happier than London during the pandemic. Case in point; one day after arriving in Costa Rica in January ’21 for what was supposed to be a 10-day trip, London went back into it’s third lockdown and the gym we owned was forced to close again, so we said ABSOLUTELY NOT, and stayed in Santa Teresa for nearly 6 weeks. Pure bliss.

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Exploring Greece: Our top 5 things to do on Zakynthos

By Michael Chapman

Exploring Greece: Our top 5 things to do on Zakynthos
The number of times we’ve been to Zakynthos is now well up in the double figures - so we like to think we know what we're talking about when it comes to exploring this stunning Ionian island.

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Exploring Costa Rica: Where to stay, eat, beach and workout in Santa Teresa

By Michael Chapman

Exploring Costa Rica: Where to stay, eat, beach and workout in Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa has everything from super budget to super luxe, spanning hotels, villas and hostels. We love an Airbnb, and tried out loads during our time here. Have a look around depending on your budget, and if you’re lucky enough to be exploring Santa Teresa for a week or more, I’d recommend spending most of your time in a spot that’s walking-distance from the beach (and cafes, restaurants, shops etc), but throw in at least a couple of nights of bliss up in the jungle.

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