Monteverde, Costa Rica

It’s known for its lush green scenery, coffee plantations, bad road conditions and cloud forest; it was time to visit Monteverde! We had spent the last two nights in Playa Grande on the Pacific Coast, where we joined a day trip to Nicaragua. Both the GPS and Google maps said it should take about 3 […]

A Guide to Visiting Nauyaca Waterfalls

When we hear about the country Costa Rica we think about beautiful nature, lush green forest, exotic wildlife, blue water and breathtaking waterfalls. And we wanted to see and explore as much of these when we were heading on a road trip through Costa Rica! During our time driving all around we’ve been driving through […]

Day Trip to Nicaragua, from Costa Rica

Nicaragua, the land of lakes and volcanoes! Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is slightly bigger in area than New York State and has a population of more than 5,800,000 people. Although Nicaragua’s capital is Managua, the city of Granada is probably the most popular amongst tourists, and in fact is the oldest […]

Drake Bay & Corcovado NP

Corcovado National Park is a national park on Osa Peninsul and it’s Costa Rica’s largest NP. National Geographic named the National Park “One of the most biologically intense places on earth in terms of biodiversity”. The park conserves the larges primary forest on the American Pacific coastline and one of the few remaining sizable areas […]

Surf ’n Smurf – Catching My First Wave

I just want to share my first surf experience with the whole world, honest and uncensored. So here it goes – feel free to laugh!     For some unknown reason I have been wanting to try surfing, and on my (private) bucket list it says: “Take surf lessons”. Earlier this year we were in […]

Azul Sensatori, Riviera Maya, Mexico

20 min from Cancun International Airport (CUN) surrounded by mangroves lies Hotel Azul Sensatori by Karisma. When you arrive you’ll understand immediately that this is a nice resort. The first you’ll meet is the security guard at the gate into the hotel area, then you drive up to the hotel, step out and into a […]

Diving in sinkholes

Earlier this year we wrote about us getting ours divers license, and one of the reasons why we took it when we did was because of our trip to Mexico. Last time we did try Snuba diving, but this time we really wanted to go diving for real. We asked our local dive shop for […]

Private tour to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil and Ek Balam

We had booked pick up at 6 o’clock in the morning to be out early. What we had forgotten was that we had booked a private tour, but what a pleasant surprise so early in the morning. We we’re on the road before sunrise, and we arrived at Chichen Itza even before the vendors had […]

Crococun Zoo

Near Puerto Morelos, in the middle of the Riviera Maya you’ll find this small zoo, originally a croc farm, but now they have some other animals too. It’s not crowded and filled up with people, and you will be guided thru the park in a small group. Now you wonder why you have to join […]

The Le Chique Experience

Le Chique is an award-winning, adults-only restaurant, and can be found in the all inclusive resort Azul Sensatori, just 20 minutes from Cancun. The restaurant is also available for guests outside the hotel, and you can choose between the 16- and 22-course dinner with wine pairings. As guest at the hotel the 16-course is included […]