Travel, Treats, Tips, & Traditions


Planning a trip to Costa Rica

Planning a trip to Costa Rica?  Costa Rica is a beautiful destination for families, couples, and even a solo trip.  Here we have shared what we learned on our trip…

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Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto

Villa Del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at the Islands of Loreto, B.C.S. Mexico

Whether you are looking to vacation with your family, your spouse, or for a girlfriend’s weekend Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto in Baja California needs to be…

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The Islands of Loreto : Baja California Sur


Nestled in the Sea of Cortez, just off Baja California Sur are the Islands of Loreto.  I spent a heavenly three days discovering Loreto, the Sea of Cortez, and the…

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Hotel Capitan Suizo : Costa Rica Travel

capitan suizo costa rica

If you are planning to travel to Costa Rica in 2014 you may be considering the very popular beach city Tamarindo.  Playa Tamarindo is located on the pacific coast of…

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Arenas Del Mar : Beachfront & Rainforest Resort in Costa Rica

Arenas Del Mar Resort, Costa Rica

OK – so how many people are already planning a vacation to Costa Rica based on our previous articles?  I cannot wait to visit again with our whole family!  I…

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Zip-lining in Costa Rica!

ziplining costa rica

I don’t think either of us would ever describe ourselves as ‘adventurous’.  A vacation for us usually consists of sleeping in, eating out, and wandering a city we haven’t ever…

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Arenal Kioro ~ Suites & Spa : Costa Rica


And for another installment of “Beautiful resorts for your consideration in Costa Rica” please allow me to present to you Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa.  While every hotel we had…

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Russia Selfie

Russia Selfie

Seriously – how many of you have a picture like this? I just had to share.  This was taken long before we had iPhones or a camera phone of any…

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Finca Rosa Blanca : Costa Rica : Travel

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn

The last hotel we stayed at in Costa Rica for our Gift of Happiness trip was as unique and eclectic as they come.  I honestly cannot think of a better…

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Costa Rican Wildlife : Travel

three toed sloth

Three words – Costa Rican Wildlife. When our kids found out the hubs and I were going to be traveling to Costa Rica they gave us a list of animals…

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