Category Archives: Hotels

Where to stay in Natal

Looking for an awesome family vacation destination or a fun layover on your way to Fernando de Noronha? Natal is the place and Serhs Natal Grand Hotel is where to stay! This 5 star beach front resort has everything you are looking for. There are 8 restaurants to choose from including a pizzeria, Brazilian steak house […]

Where to stay in Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha is one of the most beautiful untouched places in the world, its a place that has been on my personal ‘bucket list’ so being able to spend 6 days here was a truly magical experience.  A little background for you: Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands off the Northeast […]

Where to stay in Pipa

Pipa Beach is one of the most famous beautiful beaches of Brazil. Located an hour and a half from city of Natal, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte Pipa is ideal vacation destination. The scenery is breath taking with clear warm waters, natural pools, sand dunes, and impressive cliffs, the town is lively and the […]

Where to stay in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica: Gaia

 Manuel Antonio Costa Rica is uniquely breathtaking with the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park (full of lots of animals- more to come on that), beautiful beaches (including the one where Castaway was filmed), good waves for surfing, rafting, zip lining, and more.  If you are planning a trip to Manuel Antonio you must stay at Gaia […]

Where to eat in Guanacaste: Ostra

If you are vacationing in Guanacaste a dinner at Osta Restaurant located at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is a must!  The hotel itself is beautiful and has a similar in style to the four seasons with a number of pools and a killer view.  To start make sure you make a reservation for this exotic indoor/ outdoor restaurant […]

Where to stay in Guanacaste Costa Rica: Four Seasons

For this years ‘winter trip’ we decided to explore two different regions of Costa Rica: Guanacaste and Manuel Antonio.  Over the next few weeks I will be posting all sorts of tips, restaurant reviews, cool things to do in Costa Rica, the best surf spots and more!  To kick things off, let’s start with where to stay […]

Where to stay in Porto de Galinhas

Looking for a nice and fun place to stay in the beautiful Porto de Galinhas (60km from Recife, about 1-1.5hour drive)  Head to Village Porto de Galinhas, with a great location, and fun amenities you will have a wonderful stay.  Village is located right on the beautiful beach of Porto de Galinhas the property is covered with hammocks, […]

Where to stay in Iguassu

Iguazu Falls are the massive waterfalls of the Iguazu River that separate Argentine and the Brazilian state of Paraná. They are one of the 7 World Wonders so when I say it is an amazing place to visit, believe me it is! Now, when planning a trip to see such an amazing place it only seems right to stay in […]

Matetic wine tour experience

One of the highlights of staying at La Casona (see previous post), is their packages which include various ways to explore their vineyard: Matetic. Instead of your average walk through/sit down wine tour at Matetic you can choose to horse back ride or bike through the vineyard; we chose the bike ride through the various parts […]

Where to stay in the Casablanca valley, Chile

If you are looking for that perfect combination of comfort and experience then you must stay at La Casona, a cozy,  7 room boutique hotel set in the Chilean countryside which is part of the Matetic Vineyards. The property is beautiful, very green with flowers lining the different walk ways and the views of the vineyards and country […]