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Cowboys in the Jungle Bring More Tope to Puerto Viejo

Cowboys in the Jungle Bring More Tope to Puerto Viejo April 9, 2012 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
As the rest of the world seems to spin along faster each day, folks in Puerto Viejo de Limon are keeping pace with a horse’s gait. When he’s not tending to his melina farm, Jorge and Jackson, his feisty two-stepping stallion, are a couple of regular prancers along the Caribbean coast. More...

Between Museums, San Jose Bursts with Statues and Street Art

Between Museums, San Jose Bursts with Statues and Street Art March 31, 2012 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
Ancient art aficionados and post modern enthusiasts will have a field day in the capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica. The  Jade Museum and the Museo del Oro Pre-Colombino house immense and impressive collections of gold, jewelry, artifacts, and pottery and the Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) is a...

From Oxcart to Export: Costa Rica’s Steeped Coffee Culture

From Oxcart to Export: Costa Rica’s Steeped Coffee Culture March 25, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
 Since 1779, Costa Rica has been producing its own coffee, primarily in the Central Valley around the capital city of San Jose, where soil conditions and climate are ideal for growing gourmet Arabica beans. On the Cafe Britt Coffee Tour, visitors learn about the variety of beans an the stages they go...

Postcard Perfect: Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca

Postcard Perfect: Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca March 15, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Pristine beaches along the Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast are some of the country’s most prized treasures, and they are kept in tip-top shape by eco-conscious community members who paint the young coconut tree barks white and sweep the sand for debris after debaucherous weekends. Just onshore...

Cahuita National Park

Cahuita National Park March 7, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Sloth Sanctuary and Jaguar Rescue Center Invite Visitors and Volunteers

Sloth Sanctuary and Jaguar Rescue Center Invite Visitors and Volunteers February 17, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
On Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, there are several opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts to visit or volunteer with sloths, monkeys, snakes, and even pizote, a charming creature in the raccoon family also known as the white-nosed coati. The Sloth Sanctuary and the Jaguar Rescue Center are two...

Romance, Action and Adventure: Horseback Riding on Costa Rica’s Caribbean

Romance, Action and Adventure: Horseback Riding on Costa Rica’s Caribbean January 10, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
For those looking to add an unforgettable element to a visit to Costa Rica’s Caribbean, look no further than Playa Chiquita Riding Adventures just south of Puerto Viejo de Limon, where the jungle meets the sea and handsome steeds await, ready to steer you and yours through an adventure as off-the...

Holiday in Costa Rica: Deck the Hills with Balls of Paint

Holiday in Costa Rica: Deck the Hills with Balls of Paint December 2, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
‘Tis the season to be jolly, so why not grab the bull by the horns and consider complementing a Costa Rica vacation with a boatload of color? Paintballing is the latest and perhaps greatest adventure to hit the scene, and it’s a blast, I promise. From the Jurassic-themed field outside of...

Best Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Best Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon October 31, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Costa Rica is a shutter bug’s dream come true, and on the Caribbean coast the raw beauty of the landscape elicits gasp effects even from seasoned travelers. From Cahuita to Manzanillo, there are numerous view points worth seeking out and pausing to savor. While you’re taking in the views,...

5 Places to Propose in Puerto Viejo de Limon

5 Places to Propose in Puerto Viejo de Limon October 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Feeling lucky in love? Hoping to get hitched in 2012? Pop the question in Puerto Viejo de Limon, Costa Rica and chances are your amor will answer affirmatively, and if she or he is anything like me, it will be a resounding “Si! Si! Si!” There’s something magical about this far-flung enclave on...
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