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Things to Do in Guatemala – Family Adventure in Xetulul

Now that I’m living in this Central American country I wanted to explore as many things to do in Guatemala as I could, and Xetulul Theme Park caught my eye because everyone in Guatemala is talking about it. So one weekend … Continue reading

Costa Rica Restaurant Review – Machu Picchu a Great Peruvian Restaurant in San Jose

Cost: $10 – $20 Food Quality: Tasty Decor: Simple Family Restaurant Service: Good Cuisine Type: Peruvian Location: 32nd Street between 1st and 3rd avenue Paseo Colon, San Jose Costa Rica Phone: 2222 – 7384 Website: Machu Picchu Restaurant Check out … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Hotel Capitan Suizo in Tamarindo

This week is the turn of a beautiful beachfront hotel in Tamarindo, Guanacaste Costa Rica called Hotel Capitan Suizo. It is located 1 km outside of the town Tamarindo. The hotel is right in the middle of the forest and … Continue reading

Guatemala Restaurant Review – Cafe No Se, a Bohemian Bar in Antigua

Cost: medium Food Quality: average – small portions and over priced Decor: Dive atmosphere Service: average Cuisine Type: Mexican Location: 1st Avenue South #2, Antigua Guatemala Phone: 7821 – 2896 Website: Cafe No Se Here are more restaurants options for … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Turtle Beach Lodge, Tortuguero

The Turtle Beach Lodge is a cute Caribbean style hotel that you can find in Tortuguero Costa Rica. This beautiful hotel consists on a series of free standing rancho-style casitas made out of wood. This place is simply perfect for … Continue reading

Costa Rica Restaurant Review – Grano de Oro Restaurant in San Jose

Cost: $20 – $30 Food Quality: Above Average Decor: International Service: Very Good Cuisine Type: Steak House / Sea Food Location: Calle 30 between 2nd & 4th avenues, Paseo Colón, San Jose Costa Rica Phone: 2255 – 3322 Website: Grano … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Pacuare Lodge, A Rafting Eco-lodge

Pacuare Lodge is a beautiful eco-lodge in the middle of the Costa Rican rain forest, right next to one of the best places for rafting in Costa Rica, the Pacuare River, Turrialba. This is also a great place for all … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – La Paz Waterfalls Gardens Peace Lodge

The Peace Lodge is one of Costa Rica’s best hotels and is located in Alajuela Costa Rica’s Central Valley, just one hour away from San Jose’s Airport. This hotel is also located in La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park. This … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Hotel Banana Azul in Puerto Viejo

Hotel Banana Azul in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica is a small, beachfront hotel. The hotel offers rooms, bungalows, suites and even an apartment made out of wood and in the middle of the forest. This means you can  come with … Continue reading

Guatemala Restaurant Review – Epicure in Antigua Guatemala

Cost: $10-20 Food Quality: Delicious Decor: Colonial with courtyard Service: Above average Cuisine Type: International Location: 3rd Avenue North #11B, Antigua Guatemala Phone: 7832 – 5545 Website: Epicure Get the scoop for the top restaurants of Antigua, Guatemala here.    … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Hotel Casa Vista Azul in Playa del Coco

Hotel Vista Azul is a beautiful hotel located just 25 minutes away from the Liberia International Airport and within walking distance of Coco beach, one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches. This great hotel overlooks the Gulf of Papagayo. It … Continue reading

17 Accessories You Can’t Leave Without

When we are getting things ready to go on our next vacation we normally pack the essentials but there are some accessories that you can’t leave your home without, here are some: 1. Hand Bag: These are the small bags … Continue reading

Costa Rica Restaurant Review – The News Cafe Restaurant in San jose

Cost: $10 – $20 Food Quality: Good Decor: Open Air Cafeteria-style Service: Average Cuisine Type: International / American Location: Central Avenue between 7th and 9th Street, In the Hotel Presidente, San Jose, Costa Rica Phone: 2222-3022, ext. 227 Website: News … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Finca Chica Private Villa in Puerto Viejo

Finca chica is located in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. This is a private villa that offers 4 independent casitas of different sizes where you can fit a group, a family and there is even an option for couples. The casitas … Continue reading

Guatemala Restaurant Review – Cafe Condesa in Antigua

Cost:  average Food Quality: above average Decor: beautiful, typical colonial style with courtyard Service: above average Cuisine Type: Cafeteria Style Location: 5th Avenue in Front of Antigua’s Central Park Antigua, Guatemala Phone: 7832 – 0038 Website: Cafe Condesa Don’t miss … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Hotel Grano de Oro a Gem in San Jose

  I know that not many people thinks of San Jose of Costa Rica as a touristic destination, but this city has many interesting and fun activities. In case you decide to spend some time in this area I recommend … Continue reading

Costa Rica Restaurant Review – El Cafetal de la Luz Restaurant in San Jose

Cost: $10 – $20 Food Quality: Good Decor: Open-Air Cafeteria Style Service: Good Cuisine Type: International Location: 11th Avenue and 3rd street, Hotel Clarion Amon Plaza, San Jose, Costa Rica Phone: 2257 – 0191 Website: El Cafetal de la Luz … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Valle Campanas Cabins in the Middle of Monteverde’s Cloud Forest

Valle Campanas Cabins is a small intimate hotel that offes 4 cabins spread over beautiful gardens in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Since each cabin gives maximum privacy and amazing views of the surrounding cloud forest this place is perfect for families, … Continue reading

Guatemala Restaurant Review – Luna de Miel in Antigua

Cost: $5-15 Food Quality: Excellent Decor: Lounge style with couches Service: Above average Cuisine Type: French Location: 6a Avenue North no. 19 A, Antigua Guatemala Phone: 4305 – 9746 Website: Luna de Miel Find more options for eating out in … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Hotel Villa Caletas, a Luxury Boutique Hotel in Jaco

Hotel Villa Caletas is a luxurious, elegant hotel great for relax. This is the perfect place for weddings, honeymoons and romantic getaways. But it also has a kid friendly policy, which makes it the perfect destination for family vacations. It … Continue reading

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