• ah that was nice, so good that you guys got to go together! I’d love to visit costa rica one day, it looks beautifulll – that dinner on the beach is magic…

  • This trip looks so epic through your video and pictures. I’ve never thought about going to Costa Rica before, but now I want to go. It looks like you had so much fun.

    I also love the creativity of the shots in the video and the music was perfect.

    Nicole / theanchoredsoulblog.com

  • I always love watching the videos you make of your trips. When editing do you use any particular software to make the videos look so dreamy and surreal or is it just really good lighting?

  • How beautiful & lovely. Glad to see you all had a wonderful time!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    I hope you have a beautiful day!!!

    xoxo,

    the bbb blogger

  • I watched this with a HUGE smile on my face the whole time! Such loveliness.

  • Such a beautiful video for what looks like pretty rad vacations! So happy you had a great time!
    Bravo, Jeremy! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • I love all the creative shots, Jeremy. The slo-mo reflection shot of jumping into the pool really caught my eye for some reason. I think it’s so fun that you all take different creative approaches to recording your time together. Must be fun to have a group of such close artistic friends!

  • Oh my! You did not show the country of Costa Rica at all. Only yourself and the house. That’s a show. You could have introduce your reader to this country. Good luck next time.

  • That was really well put together. I almost felt like I was watching a commercial for Expedia or something. lol

  • Such a lovely video for a seemingly wonderful trip.
    Too bad Jeremy didn’t make it in any shots.

  • Beautiful video, beautiful music, beautiful people! Looks like such a delightful time. It makes me want to travel!

  • Everithing is beautiful… Beautiful song, beautiful images, beautiful end, beautiful mess…!!! My favorite Blog Ever…!!!

  • It is nice to see my country from SpG eyes!! I saw one of you drinking Toรฑa beer fron Nicaragua, it is my favorite!!, very soft!
    Glad youยดll have fun in my beautiful country.
    great video Jeremy.

  • Aw man! Working at Spiegeling would be so fun. It’s just a shame that I’m on the opposite side of the world!

  • This is your best video yet. I love it. Beautifully done. I wish I could create a video like this! And Costa Rica looks amazing.

    Jenni

  • Love to see more videos from Jeremy, nice work. Love some of the unique shots that were captured. It really shows the beautiful love you all have for each other. Maybe Jeremy can get himself in some of the shots, I see video selfie shots in his future.

  • Loved it !
    Fave parts:
    synchronized swimming
    jeremy’s 360 in the hanging chair ๐Ÿ™‚

  • That seriously made such a magical little video!! And OH MY GOSH WAS THAT A WILD PONY!??! What?
    Sarah M

  • This is beautiful! I feel as refreshed, almost as if I had had my own vacation (:

  • Loved this video, totally inspired to practice so I can make my own on my upcoming trip to Europe. Was most of this filmed with a GoPro?

  • What a cute video! When I go on vacation soon, I hope to make something like this. Thanks for being so inspiring <3

  • what kind of underwater camera do you have?! a gopro? or more high end? has this already been answered? sorry, if so! ๐Ÿ˜€ BEAUTIFUL video! <3

  • that was incredible. Costa Rica is so good! I have a video from my trip to Costa Rica as well but it’s only 2 days worth – the first few days of video were lost to the ocean ๐Ÿ™

  • Wow. Absolutely incredible. I have an Aunt & Uncle that are retiring to there pretty soon! They love it there. <3

  • Totally charming video! You guys are all so cute, but I especially liked your blonde friend’s hair at minute 2:00.

  • Just…dreamy!! The perfect souvenir of what was obviously a very special vacation; Costa Rica looks like a little bit of heaven on earth!!

  • Great video, you must of had an amazing time there!:)

    Fashion latte with vanilla

  • wow, amazing video!! i love watching it (i already watched it twice and i think i’m gonna watch it a third time ;p). Jeremy is very talented and it looks like you had a lot of fun. thanks for sharing!

  • Wow this is such a beautiful video… with special and magical moments ๐Ÿ™‚

  • I love the video and music, so adorable! Makes me wish I was there. I have a couple of filmmaker friends in Los Angeles, California and I’d say Jeremy is as good at filmmaking as them. I love the kiss at the end with Didier and Trey. So sweet. Great video ๐Ÿ™‚

    Sincerely,

    Laurali Star

  • Beautiful! So great to have those moments on video, it looks like an unforgettable trip for sure!

  • Laura’s cute wavy hair is probably one of my favorite things about this video.

  • Really beautiful music! Where can I find more of his songs? (Off for a hunt around SpG!)…

  • Awesome video! What kind of a camera did you shoot most of this with? And all of the lighting/effects are so lovely! Would love some insight into how Jeremy did this…he’s extremely talented.
    Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  • So awesome! Happy you guys got some much needed time off for sure ๐Ÿ™‚ Good job Jeremy. Would love to start seeing some tidbits from him here and there on the blog. Would be fab.

  • Hi Nicole!
    Jeremy uses a Canon 5d Mark III to make all the videos on the blog (with the exception of the kitchen reno video- we needed a wide angle lens for that one and it only fit our 60D). He used Adobe Premiere to edit the videos.

    xx! Helen

  • This video is fabulous!!

    Would you ever consider having Jeremy teach a video class? Or maybe make a series of video filters based off your PhotoShop actions? I would definitely take/buy/fall in love with both.

  • lovely. lovely. lovely. just lovely. i love the editing! costa rica is beautiful and it seems like you guys really did have a lot of fun.

  • Wow!! This is such a sweet video, i wanna have such videos of my vacations too ๐Ÿ™ Some of the shots are really unique and some really sweet, music fits perfectly. Go, Jeremy!

    xo

  • In love!! I have been searching on HomeAway to make my tropical dreams come true. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Did anybody else get seriously teary watching this?!

    I don’t wanna be mushy, but I’m seriously so proud of everyone who makes this blog happen, who puts a bit of beauty into the readers’ lives every day, and who works so hard and plays even harder.

    I hope there are lots more trips coming up- you deserve it!

  • I saw in the comments what program you used to edit it. Could you please share what cameras and lenses you used too? ๐Ÿ™‚
    That was absolutely beautiful. A personal family vacation home movie perfectly edited.
    We’re honeymooning in Fiji and New Zealand in a couple months. Definitely want to take video.
    Hopefully you guys will offer a class on shooting and editing home movies?!
    Aloha!

  • This was so fun to watch! I feel like I just took a mini-vacation.

    Also, can we talk about how epic that frisbee catch was?!

    xo Anita

  • Okay, that was beautiful!! Definitely putting that place on my travel list ๐Ÿ™‚

  • your husband is so fantastically creative! definitely a keeper! What a beautiful video

  • Love this! Would you mind telling us what camera he used to shoot the video with?

    On a different note, I’ve been trying to get myself to take more pictures and maybe even venture into videos to record memories and moments now that my fiance and I have moved to a different city, have adopted a dog and are about to embark on whole new adventure of marriage and family together, but at the same time I’m worried about not being present enough in the moment, always being behind the camera. You girls (and the rest of your amazing team!) capture your life so amazingly on camera and it is just so inspiring and I can imagine that you have beautiful physical memories to look back on in pictures and videos, and that’s something I want to have too, but I worry about being preoccupied with the perfect image, and wanting to capture everything through a lens that I won’t be able to truly share a moment with my loved ones or just with myself. How do you find a balance?

  • I REALLY LOVE THE ENDING! Tremma are always so cute! Also, it looks like a bundle of fun and you guys seem to be wearing swimsuits for most of the holiday LOL now that’s what I call a vacation!

  • Yeahh that’s the kind of video i love!! My favorite part is definitely Todd jumping in the pool and catching that frisbee…seriously?!! So cool!
    Perfect video you guys, thanks Jeremy!
    xoxo
    Melodie

  • What a beautiful video. Looks like you all had an amazing time! It’s going to be so awesome having this and all your photos to look back on one day far from now. That’s the best part about living this alternative life of a blogger/vlogger… sharing your life with the world means being able to share it with yourself 50 years from now! xo

  • love the video! my cat was really into the music haha he stopped what he was doing and paid attention to the computer as soon as he heard it.

  • Hey, love the video. Wow, pool, hanging chair, unreal views!! What is the name of the rental house or what part of Costa Rica is it in? Is it typical of the the of type of rental houses available? It looks absolutely idyllic!

  • Love this video. Would you guys ever do a tutorial or post on making little films like this – what equipment, apps, software you use + any tips, tricks, or hints you might have?

  • Amazing video. You really captured the essence of what it is like to spend time in Costa Rica. Thank you for sharing.

  • What a fantastic keepsake! I love making videos of holidays! Beautiful!
    Xx from the Girl in the Houndstooth Coat

  • OMG I loved that all of you have been in my country, i read SpG since i was in high school and has helped me, in my career of textile designer here in Costa Rica. I’ll be glad to meet you here in my country and show you all the good designers from here.
    XOXO

  • What a lovely video! It looks like you all had a marvelous time. Totally makes me want to tell my family we should all go on a trip there together!

  • So, what does this trip have to do with your “business”? What’s the point of posting all this on your blog? Was this trip a vehicle for gabbing about the latest Modcloth swimsuits? Those of us with real jobs would really like to know.

  • Looks like so much fun! Can you tell me where Laura got her black headwrap she’s wearing in the scene with all you ladies on the beach? It’s รผber cute!!

  • awesome video! would love a post with tips for making/shooting video trips!

  • Hey ladies! I used to live in Santa Teresa, teaching at a school on the beach. Here is a video I made while living there- thought you might be interested! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Great video! My boyfriend and I have been considering moving to Costa Rica, very cool to see what your experience was like ๐Ÿ™‚

    Yuliya xx

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