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The PuraVida Q&A... with Maria Murumets

Get to know more about the people and passions behind Pura Vida… Pura Vida is all about people and their passions. It’s about travel and music, fashion and food, fitness and cocktails. It’s about style with soul! So where did the influences for Pura Vida come from and what quirky and interesting stories can the people behind Pura Vida share with you? Here Maria, the originator of Pura Vida (and cat-lover as you might have noticed from her Instagram and Twitter feeds!), tells us about her nomadic life, her favourite way to spend a Saturday, reveals her quarter life crisis and her off-beat...
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The Pura Vida Playlist: Summer Sounds

Our long overdue Pura Vida Playlist is all about the summertime and inspired by some of our favourite ways to spend it: sultry Ibizan nights dancing until dawn; lounging by the pool with a cocktail, what we like to call ‘Villa Vibes’; long evenings spent along the river with friends in London; and of course, festival season… Here are some the hottest new tracks we’ve been listening to so far this summer… Jamie xx ft. Romy - Loud Places This was one of the tracks we played many a time by the pool in Ibiza. Equally suitable don't you think, for watching the sun set along the Thames or feel good...
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Pura Vida's Playlist: Our Top Tunes for May

Here's what we've been listening to this month... Mr. Hudson feat. Idris Elba - Step Into the Shadows The most relaxing song you can imagine. Even though it has just been released, we had the privelege of hearing it for the first time back in October when we went to a Mr Hudson gig in Hoxton. 'He is amazing and only keeps on getting better and better' Quote unquote, Maria. Mr Hudson feat. Idris Elba - Step Into The Shadows [LYRICS] Video of Mr Hudson feat. Idris Elba - Step Into The Shadows [LYRICS] The Black Keys - Fever I'm a big fan of these guys (who isn't?!) and their new single is doing...
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Our Sunday Bloody Marys

Drinking is like borrowing happiness from the next day and hangovers are not the most lovely guests to welcome in the morning, but as Dean Martin used to say: "Stay drunk. Guaranteed to be effective in the short run, but not advised." So if you are in the state of headaches and regrets, nothing really tastes better than a couple of Bloody Marys on a Sunday afternoon ;) I take my Bloody Marys very seriously. I would like to think that I take it as seriously as an Italian grandma making a pasta sauce. Everyone should figure out their own recipe for their perfect Bloody Mary, the same as with...