Category: Feature

Caribe Shuttle’s New Service to San Jose Saved my Marriage

Caribe Shuttle’s New Service to San Jose Saved my Marriage

March 4, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

In the four years I’ve lived in Bocas del Toro, I must have traveled back and forth to San Jose at least 20 times now.  Flights to the US, buses to Bocas, trips to the Pacific side of Costa Rica, catching buses to Nicaragua, planes to Guatemala, etc. For me, there have been many reasons [...]

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Wed in Barefoot Luxury at Popa Paradise

Wed in Barefoot Luxury at Popa Paradise

February 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You know, you don’t have to get married the old fashioned way in a church in your hometown. Why not tie the knot on a beautiful white sand beach on a secluded Caribbean island in Bocas del Toro? Popa Paradise is now offering a variety of elegant destination wedding packages for those who want to [...]

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Bocas Electrical Plant Changes Locations in 2014 by Nicholas Corea

Bocas Electrical Plant Changes Locations in 2014 by Nicholas Corea

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

With the New Year coming, people are always thinking of change and new beginnings. “I’ll quit smoking”, “I’ll lose weight”, etc. This New Year Bocas is starting anew with the generation of its electricity. For over 80 years now the electricity has been generated at the 6th street plant, on the south side of town [...]

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Telecommunication and Electricity brought to Valle Escudo

Telecommunication and Electricity brought to Valle Escudo

November 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Upon returning back to the states early this year, founding Floating Doctors crew member Noah Haas began working on a partnering project that would bring cellular networking and solar powered electricity into communities specified by Floating Doctors. Trojan Battery and Wilson Electronics signed on as supporters through equipment donations that would bring power, a cellular [...]

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Refugio La Brisa del Diablo: A Sanctuary for the Soul

Refugio La Brisa del Diablo: A Sanctuary for the Soul

August 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  If you’ve got island fever or you’re just traveling through, you should consider stopping at Refugio La Brisa del Diablo for a night or two. For one peaceful weekend I enjoyed this cottage and loved every minute of its serene backdrop and cozy interior, not to mention the delectable meals. With each detail meticulously [...]

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Matrimony,Monkeys and More at Finca los Monos

Matrimony,Monkeys and More at Finca los Monos

July 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

There’s something very romantic about being wed at a pavilion surrounded by a masterfully constructed botanical garden. You’re enclosed by beautiful exotic plants and your senses are absolutely inundated with the wonders of nature. From the reverberations of hundreds of jungle creatures to the aroma of thousands of tropical plants, there is just something intoxicating [...]

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Learning Spanish at Habla Ya

Learning Spanish at Habla Ya

June 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Before I tell you about my experience at Habla Ya, I suppose I should tell you a little about myself so you properly understand my position in all this. I studied Spanish in college and managed to graduate without retaining a single word of the language. I did great on assignments and essays for the [...]

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