• Best Costa Ballena Restaurants: Uvita, Dominical, & Ojochal

    Best Costa Ballena Restaurants: Uvita, Dominical, Ojochal

    On my most recent trip to Costa Rica, I was able to experience some of the delicious flavors the country has to offer on the South Pacific coast of Costa Ballena.  Costa Rica is known for a few different dishes – among the many are gallo pinto (rice and beans), patacones (deep-fried plantains), and casados […]

  • 11 Best Costa Rica Art Museums & Galleries

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    One way to understand the heart of a culture is to walk through its art museums and galleries. Discover through the eyes of its visionaries and most talented forefathers the events that have shaped it. En route to the rainforest or one of Costa Rica’s many well-known other natural wonders, many traveler’s will pass through […]

  • 12 Costa Rica Honeymoon Ideas

    7 Costa Rica Honeymoon Ideas

    Beginning to take the plunge into honeymoon planning? These Costa Rica honeymoon ideas will set you up for your most romantic trip yet. The Canopy Suite at Pacuare Lodge Picture this getaway at the Pacuare Lodge: raft to a secluded eco-lodge on the Pacuare River, then cross a private suspension bridge to your honeymoon suite, before enjoying an ice-cold […]

  • The Complete Guide to Flights and Airports in Costa Rica

    The Complete Guide to Costa Rica Airports and Flights

    Flying can be stressful, especially in a foreign country. The following guide will inform you on international flight options to Costa Rica, give you an idea of what to expect at the airport, and hopefully leave you vacation-ready for your trip to Costa Rica. How many international airports are in Costa Rica? Costa Rica has […]

  • 9 Top Tips For Easier Travel With Kids in Costa Rica

    9 Top Tips For Easier Travel With Kids in Costa Rica

    Kids are hard. Traveling with kids is especially so. When we combine our kids with traveling in a new destination, sometimes the path of least resistance is just easier, for example, we may find ourselves settling for room service rather than venturing out in search of a restaurant with whining kids in tow. While I […]

  • A Guide To The Most Popular Birds of Costa Rica

    A Guide To The Birds of Costa Rica

    The birds of Costa Rica incite passion in budding and experienced birders alike and provide endless discovery. There are approximately 903 known bird species in Costa Rica classified within 82 different families. Within each species, there are often variations in plumage between females and males, breeding and nonbreeding males, and adult and juveniles. The following […]

  • 10 Top Costa Rica Adults Only Hotels

    7 Top Costa Rica Adults Only Hotels

    Costa Rica is a paradise for honeymoons, anniversary trips, bachelorette and bachelor parties, and other special adults-only getaways. The beaches and volcanoes are picture perfect spots for hiking, rappelling, rafting, and zip-lining your way through the rainforest. Not surprisingly, the potential for amazing adventures also attracts a large number of families to Costa Rica each […]

  • 10 Costa Rica Rainy Season Travel Perks

    10 Costa Rica Rainy Season Travel Perks

    So you’ve got your heart set on Costa Rica, but those storm clouds make you a bit nervous. The Costa Rica rainy season is a common concern for travelers, but don’t let the rain keep you away. The rainy or “green season” from May to November is actually a preferred travel time for many seasoned Costa […]

  • How To Travel Sustainably in Costa Rica

    How to Travel Sustainably in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is a fantastic destination for environmentally conscious travelers. Not only has the country set aside approximately 25% of its land to parks, reserves, and protected land, but it also leads the world in environmental innovations and initiatives. Costa Rica is working to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2021. So if you are hoping to continue […]

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