If you can’t see yourself spending days just sprawling on the beach drinking cocktails, and you’d rather get a rush out of the activities you do on holiday, this one’s for you.
If I said I never even dreamt of going to Costa Rica, it would be a lie. As a girl I must have watched a thousand programmes following wildlife explorers on Animal Planet venturing into lush green jungles and misty cloud forests in the hope of catching a glimpse of an elusive amphibian or the odd timid mammal.
However, I had never realised that this faraway, seemingly unreal place, is the home of half a million species, or in other words, nearly 4 % of all wildlife on our planet. For this, and many other reasons, I was absolutely ecstatic that I was boarding a plane that would take me on what was to be an unforgettable adventure.
For better or worse, fashion month has come to a grandiôse close in Paris, a city which has always had a special place in my heart. For this specific reason, I try to go back at least once a year, and it’s no surprise that I always feel at home. As Ernest Hemingway eloquently put it,
“There are only two places in the world where one can live happily: at home and in Paris.”