Our Home Away from Home in Costa Rica #2

2018-11-25T17:28:39+00:00By |

Our second home away from home in Costa Rica is called The Beach House. Now, there are plenty of resorts in this neck of the jungle that attach the name ‘beach’ to their title as often as they do ‘spa’. Some may well have a spa, but most are generally not on the beach. The Beach House couldn’t …

Our Costa Rica Holiday House

2017-09-17T16:31:43+00:00By |

“Your house is very big!” our driver said with a grin from ear to ear, as he unloaded our bags in the rain, and the gigantic wooden door swung open and Susan, the friendly tanned concierge came out to greet us at our first Costa Rica holiday house. Despite the driver's warning, we didn’t quite understand …

Essaouira: Sparkling Diamonds and Dazzling Seafood

2018-05-10T11:38:46+00:00By |

Is there anything that says ‘relaxing holiday’ more than sipping a crisp white wine in the sunshine while inhaling a salty sea breeze and leisurely tucking into a seafood feast? We don’t think so. Which is why, upon arriving in Essaouira, we always make a beeline for Le Chalet de la Plage. Enormous fresh oysters, …