Costa Rica

What to do, see and where to stay when visiting Costa Rica with kids.

Top 3 Spots To Go To When You First Visit Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country that is filled with lots of beautiful touristic places that you can visit when you are on a family vacation, a honeymoon, or a trip with friends. It has everything from cities, beaches, volcanoes, and … Continue reading

Wildlife Guatemala – 13 Thrilling Facts About White Lipped Peccary

Most people think of Guatemala travel as a chance to see cute monkeys. And it is true, you will find them everywhere but there are also tons of other species that you can find. The cute white-lipped peccary is one … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 16 Squirrel Monkey Facts

These are part of the family of the New World Monkeys and one of the 4 species of monkeys living in Costa Rica. Their full name is Black Crowned Central American Squirrel Monkeys and can be found in the tropical … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 15 Fun Facts About Sloths

I believe most of us have heard about sloths. They are the little guys that always look sleepy who like to hang out in trees and move as slow as possible. These guys are the champions at saving energy in … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 10 Things To Learn About Silky Anteaters

Not many of us know about the silky anteater. These guys live in a range from Southern Mexico to Brazil. In Costa Rica they can be seen in Corcovado National Park This is your chance to get to know them: … Continue reading

Top 5 Attractions in Costa Rica

Where else in the world can you see an active volcano with a nightly lava show, visit a national park where monkeys and other wildlife creatures welcome you with open arms, and that has over 800 miles of amazing coastline? … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 9 Truths About Raccoons

Raccoons are medium-sized mammals that learned to live close to humans. And have a reputation of nocturne thieves. In real life they are just animals trying to adjust to the changes men are producing. They are found throughout different landscapes … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 9 Facts About Kinkajous

Kinkajous are also known as honey bears. They can be found all over Central America. In Costa Rica they are commonly seen in Drake Bay. These guys are very interesting and here are some facts about them:   1. They … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 7 Details About The Brown Four-eyed opossum

Brown Four-eyed Opossums are tiny marsupials with huge eyes that look a lot like rats. They Can be found in all forested habitats of Costa Rica but specially in the South Pacific Region. So come with me to learn more … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 8 Fun Facts About The Iguana

Either green or common iguanas are the largest lizards of America. They can be found in rain forests from Northern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Islands. In Costa Rica you can find them almost everywhere. Today I give you … Continue reading

Wildlife Costa Rica – 7 Secrets About The Scarlet Macaw

We have all heard about these funny, beautiful and colorful birds. The best places to find the Scarlet Macaw in Costa Rica is Carara National Park and the Osa Peninsula. Here are some secrets about them that you might like … Continue reading

10 of the Most Useful Surfing Tips for Beginners

Want to learn to surf but don’t know where to start? Surfing lessons are all about taking your surfing to the next level regardless of how much experience you may or may not have. It’s all about conquering fear, learning … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Stuffed Lomito

A top notch recipe, that deserves to be made. Ingredients 1 ½ lomito 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic 1 teaspoon of seasoning 1 teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon of soy sauce Cook It Up Spice up … Continue reading

A Visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens in Costa Rica

When Ramon gave me the news, I was enjoying the last of an early morning coffee. It was a mix of news and had everything to do with a visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and 600 steps. Amigos, when … Continue reading

7 Places to Visit in Costa Rica – Top Natural Wonders of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is famous for its luscious green jungles and pristine white sand beaches, however, not everyone who comes here is fully aware of what this country has to offer. Its reserves, volcanoes, and movie quality islands are gems in … Continue reading

Costa Rica Wildlife – 8 Quick Facts About the Tayra

Bet you never saw one of these guys. The Tayra, also known as Perico ligero, is part of the weasel family and thrives in Corcovado National Park and the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica. So when you have a … Continue reading

Costa Rica Wildlife – 7 Facts on Collared Peccary Smell, Fighting Methods and Reproduction

Collared Peccary is the only wild, native, pig-like animal that you will smell before you see it!In Costa Rica it can be found in Corcovado National Park and in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. But that’s not the only fascinating … Continue reading

Costa Rica Wildlife – The 9 Interesting Facts About Fer de Lance

When it comes to Costa Rica wildlife there are tons of colorful and wonderful animals to look out for. In fact, this is one of the main reasons why travelers love the idea of visiting the country. The many species … Continue reading

Costa Rica Wildlife – 9 Fun Facts About the Humpback Whale

Humpback whales are one of my ultimate favorites. There is just something about this gentle giant that makes you want to know more and more. Humpbacks can be found in all the oceans of the world, however they choose to … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – OLLA DE CARNE – Meat Stew and Soup

In every Costa Rican home there is a home recipe for the typical OLLA DE CARNE. Usually, it’s passed from one generation to the next. This one was given to me by a close Tica friend. Get lots of other … Continue reading