Category Archives: Costa Rica
Costa Rican cuisine is a mix and match of many Latino dishes. A perfect example is arroz con Leche. It has joined the ranks of popular sweet Costa Rican dishes ages ago.
This particular desert dish is yummy, super easy to [...]
Travel to me is one of the most important and amazing things in my life! Luckily, I’m not the only one who feels like that. Andy Hayes’s blog Sharing Experiences is all about that. Plus, he helps inspire travel in [...]
Not in the mood for a house? How about the property across the street from it. The price is only $80,000! Just think of all that you can do on it:)
Are you shopping around, how about this dilapidated house? It’s only $100,000! Two Floors and prime location: Middle of Nowhere!
This is the cave. If you look all the way down, under the huge signs, you’ll see a teeny-tiny opening. This is where the deathly cave begins and ends! A baby’s foot can barely fit in there:)
The sign is bigger than the actual cave that has some poisonous gases that at most could suffocate an insect or a tiny bird.
I’ve written about my excursion to Africa Mia, a safari in Guanacaste just outside of Liberia. Besides the tender Giraffe experience, another thing in particular stuck out.The entire tour took less than two hours, yet we switched safari cars more [...]
These are hot springs near Sarpiqui. They are nowhere near the magnificent beauty of Arenal’s hot springs. But are still a fun day out.
Jason, from Hightide Adventures, led our Palo Verde tour was great…gave us a history lesson on the way to the river, made sure we saw all of the animals we wanted to see on the trip, brought us drinks, took [...]
Beans are the essence of Central American cooking. So you can understand that whatever Ticos cook with beans is going to be good, because many years and generations have been perfecting it.
Find more Costa Rican typical food dishes.
2 cups black [...]
Turu Ba Ri covers over 90 sq. hectares of tropical forest. During the intense park tour, our guide managed to explain in an entertaining manner what an orchid is, how bromeliads grow, and the importance of banana plants.
He also [...]
This sea turtle was found on a daily hike to the Montezuma waterfall. The reality of our diminishing and on-the-verge of extinction marine life shouldn’t be overlooked.
The guides of Canopy Safari were great. They shuffled us all through the platforms and the lunch afterward was wonderful and the whole thing seemed to be very well run! We loved it!!!
As for the Sunset Sailing crew, they [...]
Costa Rica is world-famous for canopy tours. There are over 120 different locations throughout the country that you can zip over the tropical rain forest. Beware, not all of them are well done or meet the correct standards for secure [...]
La Selva is a private Nature Reserve and Biological Station. It is a lovely park to visit with easy trails, and plenty of wildlife greeting you at every corner.
Luckily in Costa Rica the emergency number is 911. They speak English and are quite helpful. The problem though, is where are you?
Costa Rica has one of the trickiest address and direction systems in Central America. Even though, technically, the [...]
Yes, Tamarindo is overdeveloped and yes it is overpriced. But let’s not overlook the true beauty of why people still flock here!
I have been lucky to get Omer of Of Cats to write a brilliant article post about the wild cats of Costa Rica:
My name is Omer and I blog about cats, their care and conservation at Ofcats.com. It has been [...]