Caribbean & Central America

best places to stay in bocas del toro

Where to stay in Bocas del Toro? You’ll love these 3 darling places

By Janice and George | September 9, 2017

Where to stay in Bocas del Toro, Panama? We checked out these three best places: a beachside Bali-style resort, overwater bungalows and an eco-adventure lodge.

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Island Plantation, Bocas del Toro

Treat yourself to the Bali-style Island Plantation on Bocas del Toro

By Janice and George | August 16, 2017

Romantic, a beautiful pool, eco-friendly, a cool beach club. Of course we loved our stay at the adults-only Island Plantation on Bocas del Toro, Panama!

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UnCruise Costa Rica

UnCruise Costa Rica trip immerses you in all of nature’s awe

By Janice and George | April 27, 2017

On our Costa Rica cruise with UnCruise Adventures, we hiked remote forests and saw sloths, capuchin monkeys – even a snake killing a frog!

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Grace Hotel Panama

Why stay at the Grace Panama Hotel? How about bubbly and boutique style?

By Janice and George | April 13, 2017

Why pick the Grace Panama in Panama City? How about five-star luxury, free bubbly and friendly service? Rates are really easy on the wallet too.

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arenal hanging bridges - sloth

Oh my! See snakes, sloths and spiders at Arenal Hanging Bridges

By Janice and George | April 2, 2017

Sure, Costa Rica’s Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park has 15 swinging and fixed bridges in the forest. But the snakes, sloths and spiders are the real fun.

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Punta caracol aqua lodge

7 reasons you’ll love the overwater bungalows at Punta Caracol Aqua Lodge

By Janice and George | March 18, 2017

Built on stilts over the water in Bocas del Toro (Panama), Punta Caracol Aqua Lodge has just nine overwater bungalows. And excellent snorkeling!

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casa cayuco eco adventure lodge

Casa Cayuco: Eco-adventure at its best in Panama

By Janice and George | February 25, 2017

A monkey that “comes” with your cabin? Not unusual at Casa Cayuco, an eco-adventure lodge in Panama’s Bocas del Toro islands. Off-the-beaten-path, it’s a place to unplug and eat well!

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papagayo peninsula

Costa Rica’s secret Papagayo Peninsula (and a golf buggy ride by moonlight)

By Janice and George | February 13, 2017

Tootling around Costa Rica’s secret Papagayo Peninsula in a golf buggy by moonlight, we’re struck by its wild beauty. It boasts 31+ pristine beaches, but few people!

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birds of costa rica - quetzal

Snapshot Story #22: Flying high with the beautiful birds of Costa Rica

By Janice and George | February 4, 2017

The quetzal may be the most beautiful of the birds of Costa Rica. But dive-bombing pelicans, shy toucans and mangrove hawks are amazing to see too.

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