Tapas bars the world over are generally modeled on the traditional Spanish pub. In Vancouver, Canada, however, the Canadian design studio Ste. Marie has given the city’s well-known Como Taperia a complete makeover. It now boasts a bright, contemporary look.
Montezuma, a village on the coast of Costa Rica, draws yogis, surfers and modern Rastafarians. A perfect fit: the new Green Moon Lodge, which sleeps two, has a kitchen, a bath and a view of the jungle.