Taste of Lima

Lima is considered to be the Gastronomic Mecca of the Americas with (3) restaurants making the list of the top 50 restaurants in the world for 2018: Central (No. 6), Maido (No. 7), and Astrid y Gastón (No. 39). Visiting Lima is like going to Heaven and sitting at the “welcome table feasting on milk … Continue reading Taste of Lima

Playa Bejuco

Summary:  Overall rating of 4.0 stars.  Playa Bejuco, located on the Pacific coast between the tourist destination cities of Jaco and Quepos, is a slice of paradise. It’s one of the best kept secrets for folks staying in the Central Valley area of San Jose. This beach is off the beaten path, offering seclusion and … Continue reading Playa Bejuco

Donde Sandy

Summary:  Overall rating of 4.0 stars. Sandy’s is a must stop on your way to the coast in the province of Puntarenas. It’s located right on highway 1 just past the exit for Puntarenas coming from the Central Valley area. The atmosphere is great with an outdoor dining feel under the bodega. The menu is … Continue reading Donde Sandy

Playa Caldera

Summary:  Overall rating of 2.4 stars.  This is the first of many trips around Costa Rica to find the perfect beach. Some people work on Tuesday's. We go to the beach. Playa Caldera is an "off the beaten path" beach. It is located right off highway 23 in Puerto Caldera a port city for cruises … Continue reading Playa Caldera

Zoo Ave

Summary:  Overall rating of 4.2 stars.  Today we ventured into the town of La Garita to check out Zoo Ave (Ah-ve) Rescate Animal (Animal Rescue). As a rule, I don’t do zoos because I believe they are inhumane. This place is different. In fact, this is one of the places I plan on getting my … Continue reading Zoo Ave