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dana wearing polka dots pants, smiling, looking away from the camera - vignette effect.

swim. sun. repeat.



first night in costa rica! i'm wearin’ my fave outfit

destination: costa rica and palm beach, florida

purpose of journey: escape from new york; in search of some much needed vitamin d 

never travel without:
a white button down shirt and coral lipstick. i like wearing lipstick to the beach when i’m on vacation. it feels very old hollywood glam.

favorite outfit you packed: off-­the-shoulders for love and lemons top with high waisted yohji yamamoto polka dot pants

how many pairs of shoes: i think that 3 is the magic number when you’re trying to travel light (i always travel with 1 carry on bag). this time I brought nike running shoes, white birkenstocks, and alexander wang knotted heeled sandals.

what are you listening to: my boyfriend, josh and I rented a car, so we listened to the radio mostly. in costa rica we could only get 2 stations­ one was reggae and the other 90s hits. we also listened to disco and YouTubed soul train episodes when we were getting ready to go out at night.

favorite meal: in costa rica we pretty much exclusively ate chicken with rice and beans and plantains. in florida we ate freshly caught mahi-mahi and of course key lime pie ;)

highlight of the trip: it’s a toss up between swimming underneath the magical llano de cortes waterfall, and spending the day at playa conchal, a beach made up entirely of conch shells instead of sand.



dana smiling wearing sunglasses in the pool.

our first hotel in costa rica was in the jungle, so everywhere you looked there was lush greenery



balcony view of trees with capuchin monkey.



our capuchin monkey friend hanging out by our balcony


wide view to the city during the night.



overlooking the gulf of papagayo at night


dana swimming, waterfall in the background.



my first waterfall swim!!!


dana posing in a full body shot against the wall.

hotel tamarindo diria felt like a spanish ­style alice in wonderland


view from inside the bar overlooking the ocean, with a person's back in the corner.



waiting for my arroz con pollo and taking in the view at our favorite “soda” (cafe) on the beach

 

dana walking in a dirt road uphill.



the path to playa conchal


sadow of a peace and love gesture cast on beach rocks.



playa conchal, aka shell beach


dana running into the sea, splashes of water.



swim. sun. repeat.


ew of palm trees, sand, ocean and blue sky.



i love the juxtaposition of plant life in this photo


yellow vibrant wall with painted 'hotel' text and fish figures.



the town of tamarindo was electric. colorful buildings lined the streets and music filled the air.


sunset and people walking by the beach.



local surfers stayed out until the last bit of sunlight disappeared


night view of a restaurant with neon light.



josh had to stop off in florida for a short business trip. i had to stop off for some key lime 
pie


dana posing full-length with back to the camera, old mansion in the background.



the breakers in palm beach is this incredible old mansion turned hotel. we got fancy drinks at the bar and did some serious “people watching”



couple posing looking to each other in front old mansion.

my love (and my personal photographer)



dana running in the fields of an old mansion, with a blurred effect.

 

last night of vacation! feelin’ way too blessed to be stressed :)

 




all photos taken by joshua schwartz
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