Into the Southern Zone: Three Towns, One Rainforest

Into the Southern Zone: Three Towns, One Rainforest

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October 27, 2021

It is still easy to find places in Costa Rica that feel as unspoiled as they might have been half a century ago. I recently took a week-long Southern Zone getaway to the Costa Ballena trio of cities—Dominical, Uvita, and Ojochal. Costa Ballena translates as “Whale Coast,” and for good reason. Sightings of whales off Read more...: Into the Southern Zone: Three Towns, One Rainforest

“For Us, it’s Magical” in San Miguel de Allende

“For Us, it’s Magical” in San Miguel de Allende

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September 24, 2021

I met Dwight Holden at a Zumba class, in San Miguel de Allende’s Parque Juarez. Few men attend, and Dwight’s Zumba style is notably energetic. We were dancing next to one another, so chatted after class. Dwight and his partner, Ted (both 71), were splitting their time between New Zealand and San Miguel. I’d never Read more...: “For Us, it’s Magical” in San Miguel de Allende