Travelling as a Lesbian in Costa Rica

LGBTQ, Costa Rica, lesbian, travel

  As far as Latin American countries go, Costa Rica is one of the most open-minded and accepting of LGBTQ+ people (although, I hear there is quite the scene in Guadalajara).  If you are travelling as a lesbian in Costa Rica, you can expect to feel relatively comfortable, but don’t expect the same freedoms granted […]

Accommodation Highlight: Cabinas Jiménez in Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica

Watching the storm across the bay.
Watching the storm across the bay.

What separates an average hotel from an exceptional one is great staff and great service, and Cabinas Jiménez has both. If it hadn’t been for the staff at this friendly hotel, we would never have known there was a hurricane forecast to hit Costa Rica at the same time we arrived.  Perhaps because of the […]

The Beaches of Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean Coast: from Cahuita to Manzanillo

Picture perfect Playa Chiquita.
Picture perfect Playa Chiquita.

Each visit to Costa Rica poses the problem of which coast to visit, the Pacific or the Caribbean.  Costa Rica may be a small country, but when it comes to getting around you can expect to spend a day in transit between regions.  While it is possible to dip your toes in both oceans on […]