17 item(s) tagged "family"
on Tuesday, October 21, 2008
No, I'm not! The road trip from the Central Valley to ANYWHERE in Guanacaste, with kids, is grueling and long. So whenever I can take a detour to stimulate my son and let him burn off some of his restless energy, I jump at the opportunity. However, when I pulled over to the popular Monteverde restaurant along the Panamerican Highway, the last thing I thought I'd find would be a dinosaur ...
on Wednesday, October 22, 2008
I'm not one to toot my own horn, but I have to say, I make a mean batch of (refried) beans!
And the best part is that they are so healthy, inexpensive and flavorful. Kids and adults alike will love them!!!
1 pound of black beans
4 garlic cloves
salt to taste
Cook It Up!
Place the beans in the...
on Monday, October 27, 2008
Hi everyone, although I'd love my life to be all travel all the time, I
do have a home and somewhat of a normal expat life. However, the word
normal is so relative that I've lost the true concept of it. So I'll
let you judge for yourselves.
I'll start by bringing you up to
date. About eight years ago I got fed up with the typical NYC single
girl lifestyle of stupid dates, commerc...
on Monday, November 17, 2008
by Brendan Tompkins
Marina's done a lot of posting here about family, and it's very
important to us here at MuchaCostaRica. I just wanted to take a moment
to introduce the newest member of the MuchaCostaRica.Com family, Liam
Dimond Tompkins, born November 11th 2008.
This is our first baby, and
one of the things I've been searching for as a new dad are some good
lullabies to sing to the litt...
on Friday, November 28, 2008
Poas Volcano, Costa Rica
My son worships my brother and his wife. It's true! My sister-in-law's name was the very first name he said when he was two years old. So when they came to visit us, my son was in heaven, he never ever left their sides.
To show them the best of Costa Rica, we took them to Poas Volcano. Besides a great day trip, it's one of the most active volcanoes ...
on Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Costa Rica is synonymous with paradise and a leisurely lifestyle. It’s no secret that La Fortuna has a sheer treasure trove of attractions centered on the abundance of natural beauty. For the vacationer seeking the ultimate in relaxation, coupled with a dash of adventure, this is a prime combination. I know what you’re thinking – a night hike of a volcano? Isn’t tha...
on Sunday, August 26, 2012
Sunset Catamaran Cruise with
Manuel Antonio is famous for packing an incredible amount of beauty into a tiny little fishing village. The road to paradise is flanked by the turquoise, idyllic Pacific Ocean on one side and acres of jungle on the other. Wondering what the best way to take full advantage of all that blue is? It can be quite the conundrum with surf lessons, parasailing...