Exploring Nicaragua: Part 3

Exploring Nicaragua: Part 3

After reluctantly leaving Jicaro Lodge, it was time for the next phase of our adventure, Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast. We transferred for a while in the van and listened to Juan Carlos tell us stories about William Walker, who we decided to lovingly refer to as “that...
Exploring Nicaragua: Part 2

Exploring Nicaragua: Part 2

You will never know how much you can fill into one day until you try to experience a weekend’s worth of activities all in one afternoon! When I left off in my last post, we had just paid a visit to Hotel Plaza Colon. Once we left the hotel, Juan Carlos, our...
Exploring Nicaragua: Part 1

Exploring Nicaragua: Part 1

When you think about Nicaragua, do you think revolution, Contras, Sandinistas, combat, danger? Nicaragua has indeed had a tumultuous history and many travelers have expressed to us that they have been wary because of this. When I think of Nicaragua, I think of...
A Summer Trip to Belize

A Summer Trip to Belize

This summer, our Belize Specialists, Marsha Knott and Kandis Nelson, took a whirlwind trip to this charming, Caribbean-flanked country to have a close look at many of the properties that they use in their custom itineraries. At Rico Tours, we like to pay frequent...
The Nicoya Peninsula in 7 Days: Day 7

The Nicoya Peninsula in 7 Days: Day 7

After a hearty, home-cooked breakfast at Casa Oceano, we reluctantly headed out. We all agreed that we needed at least a week of unwinding in this beautiful house. We made our way to the ferry crossing after about an hour’s drive. I have crossed the Gulf of Nicoya...