• Atacama Desert: Trip of a Lifetime

    The magic about traveling is that it leaves you speechless, and it suddenly turns you into a storyteller…   When a friend suggested to visit the Atacama Desert, I had no clue about what to expect, and therefore… What to pack!?  I started then to google and research a little bit on the weather and highlights of our mystery destination.…

  • Wish to travel like a pro?

    I’m on the road quite often. So much that sometimes it feels like my life is right out of the movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles!   I pack with precision and love to take with me a cute and versatile bag. This one is one of my favorites. I love how it can be transformed from a casual backpack to a…

  • Happy is the new Fit

    What really means to be fit? At this point of my life, I’ve come to realize that it is important to focus on the things that really matter to me. My family, my health, my passions…   So when I think about fitness, the words gratefulness and peace come to my mind.  Being happy and having a good quality of life…

  • Have you met Jake?

    Nature has always been my passion.  I find inspiration everywhere I go, and specially, when I travel around Costa Rica, my home country.  Our beaches and rainforests are so full of color and texture!   On my recent trip to Manuel Antonio, I fell in love with the sloths.  These cute and friendly creatures inspired me to design a new…

  • I enjoy having my family and friends for dinner at home!

    No matter what’s on the menu, a beautiful table always deserves a special touch.  Since I usually don’t have much time to plan, prepare, and decorate, I try to be creative and look for simple ideas that can easily make a statement.   For my daughter’s birthday, I designed these floral napkin holders.  This cute detail adds glamour to the…

  • Design your own leather bag!

    A visit to JLANG Casa Torreón is a must during your stay in San José.   J.LANG Atelier is caught in the middle of Costa Rican architectural history and the latest trends of international fashion. Exquisite combination that provides a unique and magical charm to the place. The experience of visiting my atelier, located in the antique Casa Torreón de…

  • Red everywhere this season!

    Ruby, burgundy, scarlet, maroon: if there’s one color to be seen in this season, it’s red. But we’re not just talking splashes of color here and there – this is about all-over, entirely matching and the bolder the better. If the thought of wearing red brings you out in a hot flush, then start out by incorporating accessories into your…

  • From the Runway… BE

      After months of hard work and endless nights, I am so proud to present BE. Carefully designed and handcrafted at our own workshop in Costa Rica,this new collection is truly an expression of creativity and passion for details. Minimalist and chic, simple but yet sophisticated, BE rocked the runway at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week San José, and now…