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added on 05/08/2014 by: Adrianakroeller
I’m Adriana, a native of Costa Rica who was living in the US minding my own business till I met my husband on a solo trip in Europe. In 2012 I choose to leave my busy city life in the states and pursue a life of travel and writing, dividing my time between my husbands home country of Germany and Costa Rica with our little one in tow! Big change, Expat life, Big beer and Good times! I’ve created Changing Plate to share the culture & beauty from living and traveling in both countries along with my experiences as a traveling mother. I hope you enjoy your time here, I love hearing from readers so please stop in and introduce yourselves, I like having names to the people I connect with. Thank you, Gracias, Danke!
 tags: 14, 9, Culture, Family life, Food

 Latest posts on Changing Plate

Mister Costa Rica  Posted on 11/24/2014
Meet Mr. Costa Rica, by day he’s an international trade officer, fluent in three languages (currently adding German to advance in his company…yikes!) sports a tie and travels the world for a living. Responsible father, hard...
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Hola Papa, Warmth and Mystery Fruit  Posted on 11/22/2014
You know what I didn’t realize I’ve really missed? Warmth. Warm people with inviting, smiling faces. I almost feel guilty saying that given I have German friends (and husband!) I adore and don’t want to offend anyone but...
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Shock Steps In  Posted on 11/20/2014
I don’t remember very much about the days that followed that last call. I now know that I had entered a state of shock and that’s the idea of shock isn’t it? For you not to know, not to remember. Its job is to protect you...
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Stance on My Reviews  Posted on 11/20/2014
As of this post I am neither asked to write or paid for ANY review I post. My posts are merely my opinions and experiences. You will notice that most of them will be positive, I don’t think my website is well served by spending time...
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Guillotine  Posted on 11/20/2014
Friday/May 20, 2010 I called to speak to them as I always did when I was walking home from work but no one picked up, I left a message asking them to please call me when they got it. My stomach was in knots, something very bad was...
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Gone  Posted on 11/20/2014
Wednesday/May 18, 2010 Somewhere within me must have known what was coming, what was imminent. It was a morning like many others but I did something I’d never done before. On auto pilot I turned my car around, parked where she...
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Arriving in Costa Rica  Posted on 11/20/2014
Hello everyone! We made it!! I’m going to go ahead and toot my own horn here, I just hauled me, my baby, a car seat, stroller, three suitcases and a back pack over 5000 miles by myself I’m a rock star! Ok, I’m just...
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Flying Iberia With an Infant  Posted on 11/20/2014
I flew Iberia from Munich, Germany to San Jose, Costa Rica with my 1-year-old daughter on November 18, 2014. When I was searching for tickets they had the best price and shortest flight time, I was traveling alone with an infant so the...
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Two Stories, Two Time Frames, One Writer  Posted on 11/17/2014
It’s funny how everything on my blog has really pulled together at these past few weeks, not that anything is particularly hilarious but I’ve only been blogging for a short time and have been trying to find my voice as a writer...
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Tica, Going Home  Posted on 11/17/2014
I can’t believe almost a decade has gone by already. A decade since I went back to Costa Rica as an adult to meet family that at one point I had no idea existed and most importantly to reclaim the little girl I once was. The little...
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  • arq.jaque2014
    arq.jaque2014 08 August 2014 22:20:59

    Hi, I am italian linving in Brazil....I lived in London for 8 years... and now i am looking for a job in Germany..my boyfriend ,that´s brazilian ,did his PHD in Germany... so we are planning to moving over there.. the problem is: i don´t speak german......lol....see ya

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