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Tips

Here we're talking about tips for special places and services we visited and enjoyed. If it's a tour we made, a place we visited or a service we enjoyed, here you'll be able to read about it.

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Will my phone work in Costa Rica?

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.

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Electricity, Internet and Adapter in Costa Rica

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!

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Means of Payment in Costa Rica

 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?

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The best time to travel to Costa Rica

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.

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Transportation in Costa Rica

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!

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10 reasons for biking in Costa Rica

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.

 

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5 reasons why Costa Rica is a perfect destination for biking

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

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The crazy cheesemaker of Turrialba

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!

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Everything to know about the Poas Volcano National Park

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.

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Safety in Costa Rica

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.

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From the market to the table

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?

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Child friendly hotels for travelling

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.

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

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.

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4 child friendly places in Costa Rica

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.

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Manuel Antonio: Highlight or tourist trap?

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?

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Golfo Dulce: A hidden paradise

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. 

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Costa Rican Food: Top 5 dishes you must try!

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!

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Corcovado – Costa Rica’s Pearl - Holidays in paradise

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”.

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Mountain Bike, Rincón de la Vieja

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.

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Canopy in the Braulio Carrillo National Park, Costa Rica

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.  

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San José, a vibrant city...

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...

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Road trip with (small) kids

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.

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