Tag: costa rica

  • A glimpse into Colombia

    A glimpse into Colombia

    Ahhh, Colombia, what have you done to me? I’m sitting here dreaming of you, wishing I could taste you, see you, be there….. It’s the kind of rhapsodical overtures you might want a man to say to you. For us, writing about the tropical, delightful Colombia (a rescue mission for […]

     
  • Lifting the lid on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast.

    Lifting the lid on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast.

    It was with a Robinson Crusoe attitude that we ventured into the Costa Rican jungle. Flooded with pictures of the beautiful, wild Caribbean coast (of Costa Rica and Panama), the trip was something we had been dreaming of for a while. We had gone there with guns blazing: we had […]

     
  • Hotel and Suites Rincon del Valle, San Jose, Costa Rica

    Hotel and Suites Rincon del Valle, San Jose, Costa Rica

    A more appropriately described luxury hotel than its poorer cousins in Puerto Viejo, the Hotels and Suites Rincon del Valle was a welcome change. A smart, business hotel in the center of San Jose, it is a brilliant bargain (around £60 a night) and is replete with all the modern […]

     
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  • Restaurant Sobre Las Olas, Cahuita, Costa Rica

    Restaurant Sobre Las Olas, Cahuita, Costa Rica

    Juventino Rosas’ Over the Waves waltz may be a rather unusual choice of a name for a restaurant in Cahuita, Costa Rica. The only plausible rationale is the fact that the Italian-owned eaterie overlooks the sea and is quite romantic at night. We had our best fish meal there: fabulously […]