La Gringa's Spanish Adventure Blog

Welcome to my site, sugarpie! I'm Gringa, an Americana learning Spanish with my fiancee, Foxy. Adventures in Spanish-speaking countries, food and drinks to make you swoon, helpful info on learning la lingua, embarrassing photos--it's all here. Bienvenidos, baby.

Sep 22, 2011

Spanish Travel Advice, Fun, Pics

Spanish travel help, advice, and a sprinkling of sarcasm from La Gringa, baby! Learn from my adventures in Spain right here.

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Sep 22, 2011

Barcelona Cheap Hotel

Visit the gorgeous Gothic city without dropping all your cash. Learn about La Gringa's favorite Barcelona cheap hotel, see pics, and get googly-eyed over Gaudi. You're going to love Barcelona.

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Sep 21, 2011

O glorious Spanish beaches! Gringa loves them and so will you.

Gorgeous Spanish beaches. Find them, love them. Learn why American tankinis look ridiculous in Spain and see pics of the Mediterranean from La Gringa's trip. It'll be fun!

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Sep 21, 2011

Gay Spain! Barcelona, Sitges, and More

Gay Spain! Barcelona, Sitges, and more from La Gringa. See how inappropriate my American bathing suit looked on the beaches of Sitges. Meet my friend Saucy, too.

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Aug 29, 2011

Costa Rica Travel Tips

Pura Vida! La Gringa shares her Costa Rica travel tips for your fun and frolic, explains where to stay and what to do, and reveals what to do with the toilet paper.

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Aug 29, 2011

Puerto Viejo Costa Rica Is Caribbean Dreamland

I love Puerto Viejo Costa Rica with my whole heart. It's a cool, laid back surf town with tasty food, beautiful beaches, baby monkeys, and a mellow party scene. Pics and tips from my adventures in PV!

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Aug 23, 2011

Contact La Gringa, Pudding Pop!

Contact La Gringa here and she'll probably write you back.

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Aug 21, 2011

Costa Rica Canopy Tours -- Which Is YOUR Favorite?

La Gringa reports on her favorite canopy tour in Costa Rica. Look, Ma, no hands! Share your favorite of the Costa Rica canopy tours and read other visitors' reviews now.

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Aug 20, 2011

Costa Rica Food...Yum

The Costa Rica food we ate was so awesome, I'm getting Foxy a Costa Rican cookbook for her birthday. Here's where we ate and where you'll want to chow down, too.

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Aug 20, 2011

Airfare to Costa Rica

What's it going to cost? Prices on Airfare to Costa Rica and La Gringa's secrets for getting them super cheap.

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Aug 20, 2011

Costa Rica Adventure Vacations

So you want one of those glorious Costa Rica adventure vacations, right? La Gringa reveals how to have the time of your life in Costa Rica, the secrets of successful zip lining, and more.

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Aug 20, 2011

Beautiful Costa Rica Beaches

I've seen it myself, sugarpie! Costa Rica beaches are beautiful. Where to find them, what to do when you get there, and how to find those crystal clear waters.

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Aug 19, 2011

Costa Rica Currency

Before you drop those dollars, find out what they're worth in Costa Rica currency, colones, and how to save money on your fabulous vacay in Costa Rica!

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Aug 19, 2011

Cahuita Costa Rica Is So Cool

Guidebooks sometimes lie. Cahuita Costa Rica is awesome! A cool old beach town with great food and snorkling you won't believe. Our snorkeling guide was the best looking man I've ever seen in person.

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Aug 19, 2011

Costa Rica Animals Are Amazing

They are killing me with cuteness. Photos of some Costa Rica animals I met during my visit, including baby monkeys and sloths and a tame baby deer.

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