Welcome to A House of Sparrows, a travel + lifestyle blog about our expat family and our extraordinary adventures far and wide.  Join my family as we journey across the globe, fulfilling our deep desire to travel and experience all of what this beautiful world has to offer.

 

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"The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark."

February 7, 2019

Are you planning a trip to Costa Rica and trying to find the right time to visit? The first thing to know is there are two very distinct seasons: dry and rainy.

January 30, 2019

Dominical, Costa Rica may be a small town but there are great restaurants too that your family can enjoy. From relaxed, open air restaurants to fancy three course meals, this beach town has it all!

September 21, 2018

Some places are special for a reason, and Tuscany will hold a dear place in my heart as one of my favorite destinations to date. Our time spent as a family during this trip is irreplaceable and we truly fell in love with Tuscany and cannot wait to return.

August 2, 2018

I've done a pretty poor job of blogging since we moved to Germany, and for good reason! Our family has been very busy with traveling, spending time with family and enjoying our new home in Lich. Instead of sitting in front of my computer, I've been enjoying exploring o...

May 18, 2018

Now that it is official and our time in Costa Rica has come to an end, I can't stop and think about all of the things I will miss from our new home. We only liv

May 15, 2018

Its a fact that toddlers love to explore. And if your child is like mine, anything that has to do with the outdoors keeps her happy and entertained for hours which is why Costa Rica is perfect for toddlers! Costa Rica is one big adventure for parents and children alike...

Costa Rica is a safe country, but there are some mosquito-borne illnesses that you and your family need to protect yourself from. These illnesses are rare but zika, dengue fever, and chikungunya have all been found in Costa Rica. While the land of pura vida is mostly a...

Big announcement today! If you are new to my blog, let me give you a quick recap on A House of Sparrows and our family's plan on traveling for an entire year. D

April 9, 2018

Our family moved to Costa Rica last year and we struggled to and not overpack. When you move to a new country its difficult to know exactly what you will need but we feel we brought just the right amount of items from the States to Costa Rica. Check out my packing tips...

April 2, 2018

Costa Rica seems to have it all. As we have reached our 6 month mark in calling this amazing country home, we've realized how diverse the landscape in Costa Rica truly is. Check out my top must-see sites in Costa Rica!

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