Category: Costa Rica

Travel Guide to San Jose, Costa Rica

My research on things to do in San Jose was probably the most dismal of any city I’ve ever visited. Blog posts with titles like “San Jose: The Capital City with Nothing to See” seemed to be in the majority and the lists of recommendations on TripAdvisor were pitiful, at best. And to be completely

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Playa del Coco | Costa Rica

To end our trip in Costa Rica, we booked three nights in Playa del Coco, a coastal beach town on the Pacific side in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica. To get there from La Fortuna, we splurged to take the private van service, booked through our hotel. It cost about $50 a person but

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La Fortuna & Arenal Volcano | Costa Rica

A four-hour bus ride, winding through the mountains north of San Jose sits the stunning city of La Fortuna, home to the famous Arenal Volcano of Costa Rica. It’s a haven for hiking and nature lovers, with an endless supply of fun activities and entertainment to enjoy. Accommodation: Hotel Campos Arenal This hotel is an

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