Central America


After an amazing 24hrs at the Tabacon Hot Springs we jumped in our tiny rental car and took off down the windy, pot hole filled roads to Tamarindo, a beach town on the North West Coast. We arrived at the JW Marriott late evening in time for dinner and some ...
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Tabacon – Arenal Volcano

Sunday morning came quickly, a little too quickly as we could have spent a few more days exploring the park and Manuel Antonio.  We got up and out early to drive back to San Jose and head for La Fortuna in the northern part of the country. This time we ...
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Manuel Antonio

Monkeys, Sloths, toucans, zip lines oh my!  Manuel Antonio is a fun filled destination emerging from the jungle and jutting into the pacific coast.  It's no wonder it's a big tourist destination with the national park full of incredible hiking, beautiful white sand beaches and friendly people.   Day 1: Making ...
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Stand-by fun

The thing about standby is you have to hope for the best while always evaluating what the back up options are, quick on your feet.  Especially these days with airline travel is tough and not as fun as it used to be.  The thing to remember is go with the ...
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Sloth in Costa Rica

Overdue Trip to Costa Rica !

Well this is way overdue, referring to an international trip and one we have been pushing off for no good reason - except for a few little things like moving, new jobs and buying our first house.  After everything life has thrown our way the last few years we decided ...
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