I lived on an island with no electricity (J'ai vécu sur une île sans électricité)
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Nora left everything to sail across the world with the love of her life. She then settled together in Costa Rica on a remote part of the island where there was no electricity or running water! Let’s find out more about Nora’s journey, what it was like building a family home from scratch, and starting her dream restaurant.


  • Growing up in Paris [01:11]
  • What was Nora like when she was young? [02:24]
  • How Nora and her husband met [04:52]
  • Major milestones in Nora’s life (apart from having Shade 😂) [08:24]
  • Moving to Costa Rica [10:17]
  • Were there any times Nora wanted to leave? [14:01]
  • Starting a restaurant [18:04]
  • What advice would you give to someone who wants to move to Costa Rica? [19:51]


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Host: Shade Souc

Producer: Michelle Teo

Translator: Eden Rebora Mourier

Sound: Paul Candau

Creative Storytelling: Sarah Ayres

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