Slow tales for the hasty mind

Costa Rica

14 top cafes & restaurants in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

With nearly two years of experience tasting the menus of a great many a deal restaurants in this lovely Caribbean town, I picked my 14 favourites. It was a tough

Things to do in Gandoca, Costa Rica

In the last stretch of land south on the Caribbean side in Costa Rica, before the river Sixaola flows into Panama, is situated a teeny-tiny town called Gandoca. Life runs

Where to go in Dominical and Uvita if you don’t surf

Whether you live in Costa Rica or you’re travelling around the country; you’ve probably heard you can catch some great waves in Dominical. But what if you’re not a big

A jungle retreat at Mirador Prendas

I was thinking to put a section about Mirador Prendas in the article of Sarapiqui, but then I realized this nature lodge needs a story of its own.  Let’s begin

What to do around Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

The village of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui itself – a somewhat 1,5 hours drive from capital San José – isn’t the most interesting honestly. But it’s the surrounding areas that

An adventurous trip to La Marta Wildlife Refuge

WHAT: Hiking the trails of Wildlife Refuge La Marta, along rivers, lookouts, hanging bridges, waterfalls and millenary mineral formations. WHERE: The village of Pejibaye, some two hours from San José (without traffic

Things to do around the Poas volcano

The area north of San José is an absolutely pleasure to visit. The landscapes are quite different from the rest of the country and there’s just a special atmosphere in

The beach hike from Drake’s Bay to Corcovado

WHAT: Hiking the beach road of Corcovado WHERE: You start at Drake Bay and go on all the way until Poor Man’s Paradise or The Jaguar’s Jungle HOW LONG: 4

PHOTOS: Carnival in Puerto Limón

A lot of vibrant colours again this week in the port city of Costa Rica during Carnival! The streets of Limón have been filled for 12 days with concerts, Caribbean