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Thursday, 09 May 2019 09:13

Will my phone work in Costa Rica?

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Today the mobile phone has become an unseparable companion at our daily life. If we need to find something in the internet, we do it with our phone instead of turning on the computer; if we want to know how our loved ones are, it is really easy to contact them- thanks to our cellphone; and when we´re planning vacation, thanks to our phone we can find out the best options. So actually we are using our cellphones for everything! I think we can´t imagine anymore to be without a cellphone in our hand.

Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:36

Electricity, Internet and Adapter in Costa Rica

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It’s the first time for you in Costa Rica, but you are not sure about electricity there. Do you need an adapter? Is there electricity? Is there internet? How much volt comes from the sockets? I will answer all these questions in this article, and if you have more, then feel free to write me!

Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:17

Means of Payment in Costa Rica

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 Are you travelling to Costa Rica soon, but you don’t know how you can pay there? If you should take your credit card with your or just cash? How much money you have to bring? How expensive the food is?

Thursday, 09 May 2019 07:48

The best time to travel to Costa Rica

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You are planning your vacation at the tropical paradise Costa Rica and you are looking for a good traveling time? There are some things you need to keep in mind, then comparing to other travel destinations you will not find the perfect weather on Google, but with your own wishes and plans for your vacation.

Thursday, 09 May 2019 07:26

Transportation in Costa Rica

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By bus, shuttle or by taxi? On the road in Costa Rica. The decision is never easy. Depending on your budget, on how good you find the ways by yourself, and how independet you are, you choose your transportation. We help you with it! The language is not important, you just need to know how!

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 10:27

10 reasons for biking in Costa Rica

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For those bikers that can’t leave their house without their 2- wheel transportation. If you are thinking about biking in Costa Rica, this blog is for you. This are the reasons why coming to do a biking tour is great in this country.

 

Monday, 08 April 2019 13:59

Need to relax? Become one with nature in Sarapiquí

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I was at home playing “Connect 4” with my daughter and I remember my last visit to Sarapiquí. We stayed at La Quinta de Sarapiquí, a beautiful lodge located in a not too turistic place at the north of the country. Actually this is what I love the most about this place.

Your plans for a perfect holiday include a nice stay in Costa Rica along with biking? Here is everything you need to know.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:00

Best dishes you have to eat at the Caribbean

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Dishes which are 100% a must for food-lovers who want to try new flavours and are planning on going to the beautiful province of Limon. Take with me this culinary tour through the amazing culture and delightful cousine!

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 13:02

Caribbean Ride

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My experience at a recreational ride in Puerto Viejo. For travelers who have biking in mind for their visit to the Caribbean and wish a nice trip through secondary roads and the wonderful surrounding forest. All you need to know!

What comes first to your mind first when you hear Costa Rica: dream beaches, rainforest, colorful wildlife? But this country offers much more, such as the enchanted Prusia forest ...

Thursday, 07 February 2019 13:36

Monteverde: I’m walking on clouds oh oh!

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I always believed that hidden somewhere in Costa Rica you can find a magical place, something pulled out from a fairy tale! And guess what?.... I found it in Monteverde, the place where you can walk through the clouds!

Friday, 08 February 2019 08:02

The crazy cheesemaker of Turrialba

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There is a unique character in Turrialba you have to meet, of course if you are a cheese lover this is the place to go!

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 09:05

Everything to know about the Poas Volcano National Park

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I remember, as a “tica”, who has lived most of my life in Alajuela, how a trip to the Poas Volcano was the most normal activity in the world.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 08:06

Escazú: The Folklore Guardian

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I know Halloween is over! But it's hard for me to accept how underestimated this celebration has become. I love monsters and everything related, so I did a quest to find where Ghouls, Ghosts and Witches hide after the trick or treating candy-hangover is over. The best place to start is Escazú; commonly known as the "City of Witches".

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 11:25

GOLFO DE NICOYA: Breaking the water's surface

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As the rainy season starts to draw back and its healing powers have restored the earth; the smell of wet soil is replaced by the smell of warm salty sand, captivating the city by drawing signals in the skies with colorful sunsets, confirming the arrival of the dry season.

Friday, 21 September 2018 13:14

SIERPE, The Three headed Snake

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Preserving magic in the wetlands of Sierpe. A hypnotic attraction drawn by a weird first encounter left me wanting more. My curiosity about this ghost-like town was aroused.

Monday, 03 September 2018 15:19

Safety in Costa Rica

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Due to some negative events, recently we are often asked about how safe Costa Rica is as a travel destination. This article will help you to properly assess the security risk and take the necessary precautions to fully enjoy your Costa Rica experience.

Monday, 22 October 2018 13:30

From the market to the table

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The experience of visiting Plaza Ferias in Alajuela, Costa Rica. A place where you can find products that maybe you have never seen before, at excellent prices and top quality. You buy farmers directly, supporting them and their families. What are you waiting to come?

Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:12

Child friendly hotels for travelling

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People say that the most effective way to communicate something is telling your own experience and this has been mine. It is very exciting to organize your own vacations, but everything changes when you have children, sometimes that emotion can become a concern if what is planned, adapts to our children.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:14

National Park Rincón de la Vieja, a natural paradise

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Have you asked yourself, where the magic found in the Rincón de la Vieja National Park, is born? In this article I’ll tell you a little bit more about the hidden places few of us know. Specifically it is about “Las Pailas” sector.

Friday, 17 August 2018 13:31

Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Nicoya, Canton number 2 in Guanacaste province, offers more than wonderful beaches and wide savannas. It hosts villages that are lost on a map with authentic people that are living traditionally and want to be discovered and experienced by travellers.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:18

La Sabana Park, free space and pure air in San José

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The official name of this public space, called La Sabana Park by the ticos, actually is Parque Metropolitano La Sabana Padre Chapuí, and has its origin in the 18th Century.

Friday, 17 August 2018 13:36

4 child friendly places in Costa Rica

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It’s true... Costa Rica offers a lot of attractions, but to travel with a baby and to define which activities we are able to undertake with it, is rather hard. More even, if it’s the first time in the country.

Sunday, 10 June 2018 10:15

Manuel Antonio: Highlight or tourist trap?

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What is it that you should know being a potential visitor to the Manuel Antonio National Park, and that your visit will be a success?

Friday, 17 August 2018 13:37

Memorable hike in the Talamanca Mountains

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Get to know a hike that takes 4 days over 50 kilometers and leads you through very old forests full of magic. In the Talamanca mountain range there are a lot of them.

Monday, 18 June 2018 15:20

Golfo Dulce: A hidden paradise

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Costa Rica may be small, but it is a country that conceals more than one jewel ... In this case I had the opportunity to visit one of them. A small lodge called "Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge", located in the Golfo Dulce, in the south of Costa Rica. 

It is said that everybody that visits Costa Rica and didn’t visit the Guancaste Province, didn’t really “get to know” this beautiful country. Guanacaste at the North Pacific of Costa Rica is being characterized with its rich natural and cultural treasures.

I’ll give you a list of 8 treasures that you’re able to discover in Guanacaste:

Monday, 28 May 2018 10:58

Costa Rican Food: Top 5 dishes you must try!

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When traveling to Costa Rica, the first thing that comes to our mind is a country with paradisiacal landscapes, lots of green nature with beautiful trails, incredible colorful birds, hidden waterfalls, epic rivers with lush tones and wonderful and exotic coasts, but we do not think so much about Costa Rican gastronomy and there is a variety of dishes you must try!

When you’re travelling to Costa Rica, a visit to the Corcovado National Park has to be on your list. They also call it “The Pearl of Costa Rica”.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:23

Mountain Bike, Rincón de la Vieja

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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park is known worldwide as one of the best places to practice mountain biking and hiking in Costa Rica, personally one of my favorite places in the country. Its dry tropical forest is one of the last in the area and it´s worth the visit.

Ziplining combined with the aerial tram in the Braulio Carrillo National Park is a fantastic way to experience spectacular views, getting close to nature, as well as satisfying your thirst for adventure.  

Thursday, 29 March 2018 09:45

San José, a vibrant city...

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Some people say that San Jose is a messy, noisy, chaotic, intense and exciting city... To draw my own conclusions, I have given myself the task of judging it for myself, living in first person the "truth or fiction" of the capital city. Immersed in its streets, I discovered how interesting it can be...

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 09:27

Road trip with (small) kids

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Yeah, our next trip by car is going to happen soon. With kids, it can be a little bit tiring, even more when they’re still young. Here, as in many other things in life, preparation and consideration of some tips and tricks is everything.