“Pura Vida!” An exclamation everyone can hear coming from the streets of Costa Rica. This phrase rang true in regards to the philosophy of the country meaning “simple life” or “pure life”. This very genuine and gracious verbal notion carries over to the encapsulation of the environment that TREND45 had the fortune of witnessing. Near the southernmost part of Latin America lies the new jungle that we wanted to experience. With scents of coffee, bananas, crashing saltwater, and thriving vegetation, our lungs couldn’t have taken better breaths. To the shimmering sands of the shorelines to the vast, green countryside hills that go on for miles, we took our place at a luxurious cliffside estate overlooking several magnificent islands. It was here that we took our place at a luxurious cliffside estate overlooking several magnificent islands. It was here that bonds were made among fellow artists, and where we formed memories of those tropical escapades.