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Monteverde Night Walk – Is it Worth a Visit?

Last time we were in Monteverde we decided to spontaneously go on a night walk. If you don't know, there are several companies which host a Monteverde Night Walk and you are almost guaranteed...
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How to Prepare for Envision Festival in Costa Rica

Roll call! Who's going to Envision festival in Costa Rica this year? We'll be there and we'd love to meet up. We are super excited to have the full experience of this amazing festival...
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The Sun in Costa Rica and How to Protect Yourself

There is nothing better than a nice beach vacation filled with tons of sun. I totally agree with you on that, I mean, how could I not? However, the sun in Costa Rica is...
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Playa Avellana – The Perfect Day Trip Near Tamarindo

We visited Playa Avellana recently as a spontaneous trip from Tamarindo. I had been wanting to visit Lola's beach bar on Playa Avellana for awhile after seeing the beautiful pictures of it on TripAdvisor. Thomas was...

Flying into San Jose Costa Rica – A First Timers Guide

Flying into San Jose Costa Rica can be a bit nerve-wracking if it is your first time. Although going through customs can seem stressful, I promise it is fairly simple at the San Jose airport....
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Tortuguero National Park – A Complete Guide to Visiting

Tortuguero is one of our absolute favorite places in all of Costa Rica. We are total fangirls of the vibe here. Part of what makes Tortuguero so amazing is the Tortuguero National Park. This...
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How to Eat on a Budget in Costa Rica

Unfortunately, one of the most expensive things about your travels in Costa Rica will be food. That stuff is expensive here! See, every food item which is imported has a 30% import tax. That...
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Off The Beaten Path Costa Rica – The Coolest Spots

People have caught on to the fact that Costa Rica is an amazing paradise which needs to be visited. That means more crowds at the previously empty destinations. Costa Rica definitely still needs to...

The Best Places to See Wildlife in Costa Rica

There are so many reasons who we think you need to visit Costa Rica, but one of the top reasons is definitely to see wildlife. You can see wildlife in Costa Rica in basically every...
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Crossing the Costa Rica Nicaragua Border with Ease – A Complete Guide

In July we went from Costa Rica to Nicaragua for seven nights. It turned out to be amazing, but we were super nervous about crossing the Costa Rica Nicaragua border. After a nightmarish experience...