The Costa Rica Caribbean coast has a climate and feel that's unique from other parts of the country, and a relaxed island vibe. From Tortuguero National Park and Cahuita National Park to the southern towns of Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo, here's the ultimate guide on what to see and do, where to stay, and finding Pura Vida in Costa Rica.
The Central American country of Costa Rica is an amazing and diverse place, but can be challenging to get around to some of the more remote regions. Here's a breakdown of what to eat, when to go, where to stay, and things to do in Costa Rica especially if this is your first trip. The ultimate first timers guide to Costa Rica, unofficially The Happiest Country in the World!
Want to be one with nature and see animals up close, not in a zoo? Costa Rica is the place to explore, where you're part of the natural ecosystem and surrounded by monkeys, margays, snakes, and sloths. Here’s the incredible Costa Rica wildlife you’ll see!
If you love traipsing around the jungles and rainforests of Central America as much as I do, be sure and prepare yourself for the crawly visitors you also might encounter. Once you know what to do if and when you meet, your trip will be so much better!
Costa Rica's Caribbean coast has such a different vibe than the rest of the country, with a reggae feel and Pura Vida vibe all its own. Here's a great place to stay when you visit!
Monkeys fascinate and delight us, play with us and steal from us! But if you haven't heard them in the wild, you'd be surprised by some of the strange sounds they make. So take a listen to the monkey sounds (and turn up the volume!)
One of the most amazing travel experiences I've ever had is the wonderful story of Yury and Molly, two spider monkeys we helped rescue and reunite in the jungles of Costa Rica.
The Mercado Central, or Central Market, lies at the heart of Costa Rica's capital city of San Jose - the daily center of activity, socializing, and daily shopping in the city!