• 5 Tips For Planning Your Summer Trip

    “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.  Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” ~Susan Heller I’m very excited that summer is coming.  For us that usually means a trip!  And this summer it’s Spain. I’ve had many people over the years ask, “How do you plan …

  • Photos of the week – Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is a photographer’s paradise!  These pictures were taken by me and my husband John. Arenal Volcano at night.  We fell asleep watching it erupt. Arenal Volcano during the day.  It’s the volcano you used to draw as a kid! John’s picture of a glass wing butterfly…amazing!

  • Gallo Pinto – a Typical Costa Rican meal

    Costa Rica is a melting pot and we had a choice of food from all over the world.  But one thing you can be sure of, is that every restaurant you go to has a bottle of Salsa Lizano on the table and Gallo Pinto on the menu. Gallo Pinto Ingredients 1 cup of cooked …

  • Adventures in Costa Rica

    “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” ~ Helen Keller “To see the World in a Grain of Sand And Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” ~ William Blake Want a great trip for you and your family? Two years ago this …