Del Carmen Beach, Mal País In Playa Carmen Mal Pais joins Santa Teresa and its live scene of surfers, lots of hotels, shops, restaurants and tourist facilities. On the other side, in the south of Malpaís, it is Cabo Blanco at the tip of the …

A minute to stop and smell the roses… or, when in Costa Rica, the bromeliads! A few perceptions from our doorstep in costa rica: 1. Sunshine! The rainclouds have departed and we are left with the arenal volcano, exposed, with sun beaming on its eastern/green side. …

DINING OUT

GLUTEN-FREE COSTA RICA: DINING OUT In general (for all diners, including gluten-sensitive ones), Costa Rican food is simple and repetitive. The majority of restaurants offer the same staple dishes, with the exception restaurants that cater to worldly cuisines, including American and European tastes. If you …