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now is time for all good men

now is time for all goo d men [caption id="attachment_1722" align="aligncenter" width="275"] mud bog "quick sand"[/caption]...

Poas Volcano National Park is now open!

Poas Volcano National Park is now open.  Poas erupted spewing ash and gases as far as a quarter mile back in lat 2017.   It was closed and the park was renovated to improve safety conditions....

50th Wedding Anniversary Vacation to Costa Rica

Alan Veach and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a five days vacation to Costa Rica, which was designed by Ann. Dear Alan,  I am happy to hear that you and your wife had a great time in Costa Rica. Could you please tell me what activities you did at the beach.  This will help me advise other couples as to the interesting...

Three reasons to visit Rincon de La Vieja National Park

[caption id="attachment_1722" align="aligncenter" width="275"] mud bog "quick sand"[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1721" align="aligncenter" width="293"] 2 craters[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1730" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fumaroles- hot steam vents[/caption] Three  reasons to visit Rincon de la Vieja National Park locate...

Great Success! Costa Rica Vacation Planning by Ann

This is Nicole Goldsmith's Testimonial. Great Success! Costa Rica Vacation Planning by Ann.  Nicole states: Ann was fantastic!  I usually plan my trips myself. This was my first experience using a travel agent.  I am usually very particular about what I want to see but don't necessarily know the places that would best fit my interests.  She did...

Starbuck Coffee’s Hacienda Alsacia

Costa Rica welcomes Hacienda Alsacia, Starbuck Coffee's research farm on the slopes of the Poas Volcano in the province of Alajuela.  This is a six hundred acre coffee farm located 10 km. north of Alajuela, the second largest city which is home to the San Jose International airport.   Gorgeous views of verdant green coffee plants surround Haciend...

Great Family Vacation to Costa Rica

I would like to share Tina Lane's testimony to their Great Family Vacation to Costa Rica. She and her husband and their two sons aged ten and fourteen spend their family vacation in Costa Rica, arriving June 8, 2018 and staying eight days.  I helped Tina plan her itinerary and this is what she had to say: Hi Ann We had a fantastic trip!  Costa ...

Freddo Fresas Restaurant Poasita, Costa Rica

My best friend Janne and I were wandering the hills of  Fraijanes, Costa Rica on a rainy Sunday afternoon.  We were looking for a Real Costa Rican restaurant to have lunch.  Actually we were thinking of spending the afternoon at http://www.waterfallgardens.com   However,  on the way up the mountain we spotted the cutest little restaurant cal...

Why I Love Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America about the size of the state of West Virginia in the USA. People ask me. "Why do you love Costa Rica?"  I replied.  I love Costa Rica for many Reasons.  To begin my story:  In a rural Georgia town called Columbus, located in the deep southern part of the USA,  I met my husband Rod. We fell in l...

Long Life In Costa Rican’s Blue Zone

What is a Blue Zone?  This term describes places in the world where large numbers of residents experience a long life, many times 100 years or older.  There are very few Blue Zones in the world and Costa Rica has one of these Blue Zones.  It is located in the Nicoya Peninsula-Costa Rica's western Province of Guanacaste. These elderly people live...