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Common Scams in Costa Rica and How to Avoid Them

Costa Rica is an amazing country, but as with almost every country, there are some common scams in Costa Rica that you should be aware of. We want you to fall in love with...
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The Best La Fortuna Budget Activities

La Fortuna is one of our favorite places to go in Costa Rica because there is just so much to do! The problem is, it can be difficult to find fun activities without spending...
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The Costa Rica to Panama Border – A Complete Guide

We traveled from Costa Rica to Panama as a way of taking four-night night vacation in Bocas del Toro. Neither Thomas or I had ever done the whole Central America border crossing thing before...
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Cahuita National Park – 2019 Visitors Guide

Cahuita is our favorite national park in Costa Rica. We love that you are deep in the jungle, but the beach is literally right next to you. It is so beautiful and far less...
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Mosquitos In Costa Rica – How to Protect Yourself

With the amount of news out there about the threat of Zika it's hard to not be a little wary of traveling to Costa Rica. Mosquitos in Costa Rica are a problem, but don't...
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The Ultimate Carry-On Packing List

If you're anything like me, you hate long flights. To make myself a little more relaxed and comfortable while flying I rely on these 29 must-have carry-on packing list essentials to make my flying...
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The Complete Costa Rica Packing List for Men

Costa Rica is filled with over a dozen microclimates, which means tons of different weather! The beaches tend to be crazy hot and sticky and the mountains are cool and rainy. Of course, Costa...

Costa Rica on a Budget – 15 Money Saving Tips

I'm not going to lie and say that Costa Rica is a cheap country because it isn't. As far as Central America goes, Costa Rica is the most expensive country to travel. That being said,...
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Transportation in Costa Rica – A Complete Guide

Take your pick; plane, train, or automobile? Just kidding, you probably won't be taking the train in Costa Rica. However, there are several options for transportation in Costa Rica. It can be difficult to...
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FREE Apps for Costa Rica Travel that You Must Have

While traveling in Costa Rica we depend a lot on our phones, especially when it comes to transportation. Over time we have narrowed down a list of our favorite must-have free apps for Costa...