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2nd trip in Latin America

2nd trip in Latin America

Latin America trip #2: A change of tactics My second trip to Latin America started a little differently than my first.  I decided that this time I wanted to spend more time in one general area and get a more in-depth understanding.  Through a chain of friends of friends, I found a place where I… Continue Reading

Meson de la Cava, Santo Domingo

Meson de la Cava, Santo Domingo

I’ve failed everyone! Often my blog posts are timed to match the trip of a friend.  I know someone who’s going somewhere I’ve been so I make sure to have something for them to read.  The hope is that they will be at least one step ahead of the where I was when I arrived.… 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

San Jose Nightlife

San Jose Nightlife

One of the things that sets San Jose apart from other locations is it varied nightlife.  While some of San Jose nightlife options may not be that great, many of the options are both unique and quality, making San Jose one of my top party towns of all time.  I would rank it even higher… Continue Reading