Stepping off the plane today in Costa Rica, it smells like home. Not a home I ever had, but the one I always wanted – green, lush, ripe white florals, and the smell of rain. And more rain. And more rain. It's the rainy season here, so that shouldn't be a big surprise, but it does shock me...

group of friends, the villa has a total of five bedrooms and seven bathrooms and features various facilities, such as massage therapy, fitness center, jacuzzi, swimming pools and private terraces. Guests are just steps away from fishing spots, hiking trails and many other points of interest...

Our next stop was Vicki, who was calling around to plan a girls' trip to Costa Rica, because no season of Real Housewives is complete without everyone going on a trip for absolutely no reason. The only person who actually deigned to take Vicki's call was Alexis, who then enlightened us all...

Just three months after giving birth to her daughter Vivien Lake, Gisele Bündchen is back in all of her bikini glory, flaunting her perfect post-pregnancy body while on vacation in Costa Rica this week. The former Victoria's Secret supermodel and new face of Chanel's Les Beiges beauty...

Proving that luxury and environmental consciousness can go hand in hand, Costa Rican studio Luz de Piedra Arquitectos design an extravagant holiday retreat, employing natural construction materials and decors. Casa Atrevida awaits for guests on the shores of Preciosa Beach in Puerto Jimenez,...

Right after the I filmed the Reunion of The Real Housewives of New York Season 4, I hopped on a plane to Costa Rica where I stayed at the Four Seasons at Peninsula Papagayo. It was there, I feasted on chips, guacamole, bought beautiful pearl beads for my daughters, went at the Witch's Rock...

Jenuine West - Thursday, April 28, 2011 Off to Costa Rica later tonight... I own one pair of sneakers.. actually make that two. We are going on a rain forest tour and after reading up on what was needed I decided to go shopping for waterproof, comfortable sneakers that borderline on hiking...

With stunning Pacific views and beautiful green surrounding landscapes, luxury holiday Villa Mayana in Costa Rica provides the ultimate setting for a memorable escape. The name "Mayana" is said to be derived from the ancient Mesoamerican civilization and translates as "reflection". Paying...

Black Beauty Luna Villa is a fabulous vacation retreat on the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, overlooking two beautiful beaches – Playa Ostional and Playa Guiones – and capturing dream views of the Pacific Ocean from every room. If you ever wanted to visit Central America, this luxurious...

two years ago, my husband and I decided to move our family from north London, UK to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. We wanted a massive change and we have most definitely found it. Whilst, there have been ups and downs, and a million stories along the way, there were several reasons why we focused...

 

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