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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.

  • Renting a car and driving in Costa Rica
    We are often asked whether driving in Costa Rica is difficult or not. The short answer is no. In this blog, I will tell you…
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  • San Carlos, more than just La Fortuna
    I was born in San Carlos, this is my home. Many times I have been told by people that they visited this place and that…
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  • The best National Parks in Costa Rica
    The hikes in these National Parks are not too long and also work for kids or those who want to experience the National Parks in…
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  • Mosquitoes in Costa Rica, should I worry?
    Costa Rica is a tropical country, and it is no surprise that there are some mosquitoes here. Don’t worry, there is no plague, but anyways there…
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  • The 6 most romantic places in Costa Rica (only for lovers)
    We are at the most romantic month of the year and it is the perfect moment to talk about things that Costa Rica has to…
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  • The bests photographic spots in Costa Rica
    Costa Rica is a place full of nature and beautiful places. This magnificent combination gives us perfect places to capture the best photographs and take…
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  • 5 Reasons to visit Costa Rica during the rainy season
    Costa Rica is divided in two seasons, the dry season from November to April, and the rainy season from May to October. Most tourists visit…
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  • 5 Things to know before travelling to Costa Rica
    Are you inspired by the beautiful nature of the little paradise Costa Rica? If you are thinking about traveling to Costa Rica or already have…
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  • Best itineraries in Costa Rica for 21 days
    Are you planning to visit Costa Rica for 21 days? But you don’t know which is the best itinerary according to your budget and holiday…
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  • Best itineraries for a 7 and 14 day trip in Costa Rica
    Are you planning to visit Costa Rica? But you don’t know which are the best itineraries according to your budget and holiday duration? Don't worry!…
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  • How can I combine Costa Rica with Nicaragua?
    When you visit another country, a big part of the costs of our vacation is flight tickets. Sometimes we want to get the most of…
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  • What is COSTA RICA TALK and how can I book a tour?
    Costa Rica Talk is a blog made by locals with experience in tourism who love to share their experiences and love to help others to…
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  • Costa Rica: A Guide for beginners (Part 2)
    Like I have told you, Costa Rica is a small country full of incredible places. Here I will present to you the second part of…
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  • The Ferry of Costa Rica. Everything you need to know!
    One of the fastest ways to go to the peninsula Nicoya from San José, the Caribbean, the north or south of Costa Rica, is by…
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  • Renting a car, flying in Costa Rica? Everything you need to know!
    When we are planning a trip, one of the things we have to keep in mind during the organization is how we are going to…
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  • How do I get the most out of my budget during my Costa Rica trip?
    One of the biggest fears when traveling is to have enough money for all our expenses. But don´t worry, because here I leave you some …
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  • Visiting the Jaguar Rescue Center
    The Jaguar Rescue Center is a great place, not only to be able to observe many species of animals but also to support their survival,…
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  • Nosara´s stunning beaches
    Traveling to one destination and getting to know three different beaches? Yes, that’s possible in Nosara!
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  • 5 Ideas for a Sustainable Trip in Costa Rica
    In this blog you will find 5 ideas on how to make your Costa Rica trip environmentally friendly and leave the smallest possible ecological footprint.
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  • The most beautiful beaches at the north of Guanacaste
    Many people say that the most beautiful beaches of Costa Rica are in Guanacaste. In this blog, I will tell you about the best beaches…
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  • The best hotels at the Caribbean and La Fortuna
    Soon you are flying to Costa Rica, or at least you have those plans in your head and you don’t really know where to go…
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  • 6 Beaches you must visit in Cobano
    My friends and I and were craving some sunny and warm days so we decided to take a small break and drive to one of…
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  • 9 hotel recommendations at the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica
    While planning a trip, it is normal that we are looking for recommendations. Recommendations about where our next trip should go to, which places we…
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  • Costa Rica: A Guide for beginners (Part 1)
    You decided to go to Costa Rica, but... do you know what you can find in this country? Which month is the best to travel?…
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  • Luxury in Costa Rica
    Are there luxury hotels for the high demand in Costa Rica? The answer is yes, there are! In the mountains, at the beach, at the…
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  • Will my phone work in Costa Rica?
    Today the mobile phone has become an inseparable companion in our daily life. If we need to find something in the internet, we do it…
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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…
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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…
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  • Means of Payment in Costa Rica
    Are you traveling to Costa Rica soon, but you don’t know how you can pay there? If you should take your credit card with your…
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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?…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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  • Child friendly hotels for travelling
    People say that the most effective way to communicate something is by telling your own experience and this has been mine. It is very exciting…
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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…
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  • Manuel Antonio: Highlight or tourist trap?
    What is it that you should know to be a potential visitor to the Manuel Antonio National Park, and that your visit will be a…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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