Articles Tagged ‘Caribbean’

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...

Cahuita National Park

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

Sweet Spots for Happy Hour in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Sweet Spots for Happy Hour in Puerto Viejo de Limon February 24, 2012 | Food | Read More
Happy Hour is one of the most popular attractions in Puerto Viejo de Limon, and dipping into some two for one drink specials is easily a highlight of an afternoon in the Caribbean sun. At the Lazy Mon, happy hour specials of the day are posted on the roadside chalkboard, and those who heed the call are...

THC and Mush: Graffiti Art Blossoms on Caribbean Coast

THC and Mush: Graffiti Art Blossoms on Caribbean Coast February 10, 2012 | Whats New | Read More
Just when it seemed Costa Rica couldn’t get more colorful, an incognito cadre of artists with brushes and cans in hands has descended upon the country, installing works of art that bring culture into to the landscape and invite a closer look. From Limon to Manzanillo, Costa Rica’s Caribbean...

Creative Seasonal Chile Rellenos at the Lizard King Resort

Creative Seasonal Chile Rellenos at the Lizard King Resort February 1, 2012 | Food | Read More
Tracking down a Chile Relleno in Costa Rica can seem surprisingly akin to finding a needle in a haystack, despite the growing number of Mexican Restaurants cropping up around the country and the bounty of chile peppers that are native to the region. With a little hunting, however, superior Chile Rellenos...

More Excellent Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon

More Excellent Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon January 24, 2012 | Whats New | Read More
Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast is one of the country’s most picturesque regions, with dramatic landscapes and contrasts not seen elsewhere in the world. Majestic old-forest trees reach higher than any building, and waterfalls rush from the mountains just a few hundred feet from the shore. What...

Feeling Blue? This Valentine’s Day Chill Out with Caribbean Xantheose

Feeling Blue? This Valentine’s Day Chill Out with Caribbean Xantheose December 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
There are so very few places in the world one can go and truly let one’s hair down, have it braided, and get dreadlocks all in a long weekend, but Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca, Costa Rica is one such place. When it comes to treating yourself to something out of the ordinary and downright mood...

Winter Weekend Getaway: Relax, Paradise Awaits in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Winter Weekend Getaway: Relax, Paradise Awaits in Puerto Viejo de Limon December 12, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
. Giant banana pancakes drizzled in maple syrup, tico mozarella queso fresca in chile rellenos, decadent organic chocolate brownies, puppies playing hide and seek behind coconut trees. Plus warm weather, world class beaches, handmade ron don stew, creamy rompope, and of a smattering of humble, happy...

Indian Nights Heats up Puerto Viejo’s Restaurant Scene

Indian Nights Heats up Puerto Viejo’s Restaurant Scene October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Just in time for the cooler evenings of November, a hot new restaurant has very recently opened its doors in Puerto Viejo de Limon.  In a cozy location ideal for romantic dinners and solo diners alike, Indian Nights is just the place to complement the global cuisine scene that Puerto Viejo is recognized...

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Puerto Viejo de Limon October 31, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Salsa Brava To meet locals in Puerto Viejo, one need do no more than pull into town. On the bus or the road into or out of town is the number one local meeting site. Once you’ve crossed the bridge and spotted the barge in the water on your left, locals will be there to greet and guide you, and...