November 12, 2014

Costa Rica Travel: Las Catalinas

It was our first excursion off property. I was already enthralled with the country of Costa Rica, and I was hungry to see more of it. The resort where we were staying, the Westin Playa Conchal, was stellar, and I’d unreservedly recommend it to anyone traveling to Costa Rica. But visiting the new town of Las Catalinas gave...
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November 3, 2014

Travel Costa Rica: Where to Stay

When I traveled to Costa Rica last month, we stayed at The Westin Golf Resort and Spa, Playa Conchal. (Read my full review.) I was pleased with our stay, and as a first time international traveler, I took a certain comfort in staying at American hotel brand. The level of cleanliness, food and service was consistent, and I certainly...
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October 7, 2014

Where to Stay in Costa Rica: The Westin Playa Conchal

Never having ventured outside of the familiarity of the United States, I had no idea what to expect when I arrived at the Liberia airport in Costa Rica. The small airport was pristine and white. Locals were friendly but not pushy. Customs was merely a formality. I got my first passport stamp without a single...
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October 1, 2014

Daily Mom Style Costa Rica Edition #FashionOver40

It’s also another smartphone edition since I didn’t bring my “good” camera to Costa Rica. In case you’re not up to date on my jet-set schedule, I was in Costa Rica for 5 days last week for a conference. SUCH an amazing trip! I have shared some about it already, and I plan to write dedicated...
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September 27, 2014

Earthquakes, Killer Grasshoppers & Catamarans #CoffeeTalk

I’ve missed writing my daily Coffee Talk posts, but there simply hasn’t been time. Since I set foot on the ground in Costa Rica, I haven’t had a spare moment to write. Any spare time I’ve had, I’ve wanted to spend soaking up this wild and beautiful country… or catching up on sleep. Although admittedly, I’ve...
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