How to Make Ceviche ~ Costa Rica Style!

During our amazing vacation at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort of Costa Rica, we were taught how to make ceviche ~ Costa Rica Style! Craig and I were treated to a private cooking lesson with Chef Hanier from the resort’s fine dining seafood restaurant, Ostra. We learned how to combine fresh fish with local ingredients to create the most delectable ceviche ever! What …

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Walking Through a Costa Rica Rainforest With Elvis

On our way to find adventure in the rainforest! We were staying at the spectacular Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort on the west side of Costa Rica on the Pacific Ocean in the Guanacaste Province, where it was HOT and dry. The climate of the Guanacaste Province is tropical with an average temperature of 83ºF year round. However, we …

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Cheers to Handcrafted Cocktails – Costa Rica Style!

Why are handcrafted cocktails so popular? Gone are the days of using bottled juices for making cocktails. They have been replaced by delicious freshly squeezed fruit juice and garden-grown herbs. Artisan food and drink is “the bomb” and we are the lucky recipients. Those outdated, average ingredients can be used in a pinch (when stuck on …

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Luxury Travel in Costa Rica: The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort

Always on a mission to find outstanding, luxurious accommodations within a spectacular landscape, we discovered it once again in the vibrant country of Costa Rica. We planned this exciting Costa Rican adventure many months ago and both Craig and I were happily anticipating the very best luxury travel in Costa Rica. We wanted to combine the relaxation and amenities of …

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Pura Vida! We are on our way to a Costa Rica Vacation!

A Costa Rica Vacation! #woohoo We are no longer calling it the Bucket List… checking off one more on the Adventure List! Craig and I are off to Costa Rica for a well deserved vacation. We plan to shed the stress of everyday life and embrace the Pura Vida lifestyle! These city slickers will be …

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