0
Browsing Category

Costa Rica Travel

  • images of costa rican bill currency.

    Costa Rica Currency

    A guide to Costa Rican money- everything you need to know about Costa Rican currency when traveling to Costa Rica. As you plan your trip to Costa Rica, one of the…

  • Police truck uso official in costa rica.

    Is Costa Rica Safe?

    Is Costa Rica safe? All travelers think about safety when they are planning a trip, but parents think about safety in a unique manner. This post will guide you common Costa…

  • Puerto Viejo Travel Guide

    Puerto Viejo Costa Rica is located on the Caribbean side of the country, and it’s a lovely vacation spot for families looking for a pura vida island vibe. Pristine beaches coupled…

  • wooden spoonful of gallo pinto above bowl costa rican food

    30+ Foods To Try In Costa Rica

    Huge list of the best Costa Rican dishes to try on your next trip. Eat like a tico! Gallo pinto, casados, street food, desserts and coffee! I feel like so many…

  • Paloma Blanca swimming pool in Costa Rica

    Where To Stay In Jaco

    Jaco Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Costa Rica given its excellent surfing waves, hopping nightlife and proximity to San Jose. This Jaco accommodations guide takes into special…

  • Rear bumper of Land Cruiser in Costa Rica.

    Driving In Costa Rica – Complete Guide

    Everything you need to know about driving in Costa Rica- with special considerations for families with children. Should you drive in Costa Rica? My answer is yes- but you need to…

  • costa rican sloth hanging upside down from tree branch.

    Popular Costa Rica Animal Sightings

    Scientists estimate that the Costa Rica accounts for around 6% of the world’s biodiversity! That means Costa Rica is one of the best countries in the world to see animals. While…

  • costa rican ceramic figure of Wise Man.

    Christmas In Costa Rica

    While I grew up dreaming of a white Christmas, I haven’t had too much trouble adjusting to a Costa Rican Christmas. Not only does the holiday season in Costa Rica happen…

  • Best Gifts For Costa Ricans

    There are many reasons to travel to Costa Rica, but one of the best reasons is to meet and interact with Costa Ricans, often called ticos. Ticos are super laid-back (unless…

  • fresh fruit stand in costa rica with people in background.

    Guide To Costa Rican Fruit

    Costa Rica has so many different climates and altitudes, and that means an abundance of fruits and vegetables. From passion fruit and dragon fruit to bananas and strawberries, there are almost…

  • social distancing sign in costa rica.

    Coronavirus in Costa Rica

    This guide will tell you everything you need to know about traveling to Costa Rica during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. I recently traveled to Costa Rica in order to complete my…

  • manmade hot springs waterfall in costa rica.

    Top 10 Hot Springs Costa Rica

    There is nothing better after a long hike than hot thermal waters to relax the muscles. And Costa Rica with its many active volcanoes and countless springs has some of that…

  • costa rican rancher on a horse in bright yellow rain gear

    Costa Rica Weather

    Costa Rica weather has only two seasons (rainy and dry)- here’s info on the weather so you can make the best travel decision possible. I constantly get the question- when is…

  • Young woman with a morpho butterfly perched on her jacket.

    Top 10 Costa Rica Study Abroad Excursions

    Studying abroad in Costa Rica? If you are short on time and big on wanderlust, here are 10 destinations you can't miss during your Costa Rica study abroad program.…

  • Adventure Inn airport hotel exterior San Jose.

    Best San Jose Costa Rica Airport Hotel

    The Adventure Inn San Jose Airport Hotel is the perfect introduction to Costa Rica- friendly tico employees, great coffee, typical food and a perfect swimming pool. Oh- and free airport shuttle! …

  • Curving bay of playa nacascolo costa rica.

    Playa Nacascolo Beach Costa Rica

    Between breathtaking views on the drive to the beach, crystal clear warm water, monkeys playing near the entrance, and a completely serene environment, Playa Nacascolo is perfect for families with young…

  • Colorful sign in front of Costa Rica's Jaco beach.

    Where To Eat In Jaco Costa Rica

    We love Jaco beach in Costa Rica for so many reasons- it's super close to San Jose. We have our all-time favorite accommodations there, and there is so much to do.…

  • The perfect family hotel near the Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna Costa Rica isVolcano Lodge and Springs! A mid-priced hotel that caters to families- delicious continental breakfast, gorgeous volcano views, multiple hot springs and cold pools and beautifully groomed walking trails.

    Volcano Lodge And Springs- La Fortuna Costa Rica

    The perfect family hotel near the Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna Costa Rica isVolcano Lodge and Springs! A mid-priced hotel that caters to families- delicious continental breakfast, gorgeous volcano views, multiple…

  • Family hot springs playground and water park Costa Rica.

    Kalambú Hot Springs Review

    Kalambú Hot Springs near La Fortuna de Arenal in Costa Rica is the perfect destination for families wanting to have fun and enjoy the health benefits of volcanic hot springs. The…

Check out my Instagram