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Driving to San Jose After Tropical Storm Nate – Part Three

Welcome to part three, the final part, of our crazy adventure to get back to San Jose after Tropical Storm Nate. If you haven’t read the rest of the series you can start over at part one here. We left off with us finding out about another possibly open route to San Jose. As I said

Tropical Storm Nate – Part 2

This is part two of a three-part story of our experience in Costa Rica during Tropical Storm Nate. You should probably start over at part one to get the whole dealio. We left off with us on the ferry head towards Puntarenas thinking we’d be safely home within a few hours. After a 70-minute ferry ride, we

Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica – Our Experience

Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica caught us completely off guard. We ended up enduring an absolutely crazy and dangerous adventure to try to make it home after the storm struck. Get ready for cemeteries, missing fishermen, a $200 bill at a gas station, speeding to a ferry and more! Tropical Storm Nate in Costa

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A Stress Free Guide to Flying Out of San Jose Costa Rica

Anyone else get serious anxiety before flying? I always think I’m going to miss my flight or something. Despite that, I can assure you that flying out of San Jose Costa Rica is always a breeze (or at least it has been for us)! Here is a complete guide to make sure it all runs

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Why You Need to Visit Bocas del Toro

Alright I know we are a Costa Rica blog so please don’t judge us as we go total fangirl over Panama, but guys, you NEED to visit Bocas del Toro! It is seriously one of the coolest places I’ve ever been. Here are all the reasons you need to visit Bocas del Toro with pictures.

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Must Have Gear for Costa Rica

Packing for Costa Rica is not always the easiest. You’re dealing with a variety of microclimates here. Get ready for the rainforest, cloud forests, beaches, and different rainy seasons depending on where you are traveling. Ugh! For such a small country, it sure doesn’t make it easy! Here is our list of must-have gear for

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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 so we were a little nervous (OK a lotta nervous). Along the way, we learned all about crossing the border from


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 Rica also has a rainy season which is different depending on which coast you are on….Basically packing for Costa Rica means

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, it is possible to travel in Costa Rica on a budget while still participating in amazing activities and not skimping of

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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 Rica travel. These apps will help your vacation in Costa Rica go smoothly and plus they don’t cost any money, so