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Hooked On Panama – review

Hooked On Panama – review

Hooked on Panama: Resort and Fishing Lodge Hooked On Panama is a remote fishing retreat near Puerto Armuelles, Panama.  From Puerto Armuelles you take about a 20-30 minute trip following Panama’s Pacific coastline on half destroyed roads leading to what you might expect must be an isolated paradise. Chances are, when you arrive you will… Continue Reading

Jaco, Costa Rica, my visit begins.

Jaco, Costa Rica, my visit begins.

As with most of the destinations on this vacation, my trip to Jaco was rather poorly planned.  I had planned on scheduling a place to stay while I was in The Dominican Republic, but that didn’t really happen.  I had been searching for a place on Homeaway.com and had even contacted a few owners before… Continue Reading

Sportsmens Lodge, San Jose, Costa Rica

For my money, The Sportsmens Lodge is the best spot for the average guy traveling San Jose.  If you really want to get a little out of control or you’re into gambling, then stick with the Del Rey.  But if you are looking for a place with a little class, this is it.  The Sportsmens… Continue Reading

Hotel Del Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica

Hotel Del Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica

The Hotel Del Rey may be the most famous establishment in all of Latin America.  Every person I’ve told that I visited or was planning to visit Costa Rica has asked about either this hotel or it’s signature bar, The Blue Marlin.  Some people only needed to be informed of my visit to Central America… Continue Reading

Forgotten in time:Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Forgotten in time:Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

When I got off the cruise (review to come) in Mayaguez I was quite excited, mainly because I was going to see a place that wasn’t a popular tourist spot. Mayaguez is a port (town/city?) on the western coast of Puerto Rico and it immediately reminded me of childhood summers spent in the Carolinas with… Continue Reading