Costa Rica

  • Tamarindo - Tamarindo If you’re looking for a town that you can feel you could live in, stay entertained, eat yummy food, surf, watch great sunsets, party, or relax if you want – Tamarindo is for you. If mornings aren’t your thing you’re also in luck, the sunsets way outrank the sunrises here. You can get an … Continue reading Tamarindo
  • Manuel Antonio - Manuel Antonio Beach Manuel Antonio Beach is ranked the Number 1 beach in all of Costa Rica on many sites. When you visit Manuel Antonio Park (16 USD), it takes you through the forest and into a cove where you can hang out on the beach. If you are driving to the park, don’t stop … Continue reading Manuel Antonio
  • Monteverde to Manuel Antonio - Monteverde to Manuel Antonio We all think of planes, buses, taxis and most form of travel as a nuisance but I find I have reached a place where I enjoy the long bus rides and bumpy roads. I find some sort of zen in knowing I have no way for anybody to contact me for … Continue reading Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
  • Monteverde, Costa Rica - Monteverde I think I have delayed writing this post because I really don’t know what to say. I’m not sure Monteverde was for me. First things first, it is the windiest place I have ever been, maybe even the strongest winds I have ever experienced in my life. It is crouch down and put all … Continue reading Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • The Decision To Not Drink During Travel - Let me start this off by saying, if you do drink when you travel this post is not to shame you or make you change your ways at all. I had a lot of amazing times travelling when I would drink and I also don’t regret nor would change any of those. It’s also important … Continue reading The Decision To Not Drink During Travel
  • La Fortuna to Monteverde - La Fortuna to Monteverde Travel from town to town can always be a bit confusing. There seems to be so many different ways, bus, flight, shuttle, taxi, what’s the right way to go? Should you book prior or just see what you find? I decided to leave our travel from La Fortuna to Monteverde unbooked, … Continue reading La Fortuna to Monteverde
  • Rio Celeste River/Waterfall - The Rio Celeste waterfall is: From La Fortuna, we took Route 142 North out of La Fortuna, from there you take a left on Highway 4 (continuing North), you will then see signs for Parque Nacional Volcano Tenorio – Rio Celeste and you take a left. Entrance into the park is $10US, it’s an hour … Continue reading Rio Celeste River/Waterfall
  • La Fortuna Free Hot Springs - As you are driving into La Fortuna you can immediately tell that a lot of the big resorts are based around the Hot Springs that make their way down from the Arenal Volcano. You can access the river from many of these resorts for varying prices, around 30-100USD. BUT there is a place to access … Continue reading La Fortuna Free Hot Springs
  • Cerro Chato Volcano Hike - Hike To The Extreme There are two areas to enter into Cerro Chato, one is located by driving North around the arenal volcano on Route 142, the other is South on route 702, entering by the Green Lagoon. We opted to enter on the North side of Cerro Chato and we got way more than … Continue reading Cerro Chato Volcano Hike
  • Tortuguero, Costa Rica -   Getting There San Jose to Tortuguero by bus Our original plan to get from San Jose to Tortugureo was by bus. Well really it’s bus – bus – water taxi. You head to the Gran Caribe Bus Terminal and head upstairs to get a ticket to the town Cariari, buses start running at 6am, … Continue reading Tortuguero, Costa Rica