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Rainy Season in Costa Rica – A Complete Guide

Rainy season in Costa Rica, or green season as it is often called, runs from later April until December.  Yes, that sounds like an extremely long period of rain.  Although this time is considered the rainy season, it does not mean that you will have non-stop rain.  In fact, there is a chance you won’t

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White Water Rafting Costa Rica

White water rafting in Costa Rica is the perfect way to combine thrilling adventure with beautiful landscape views. Imagine this, a peaceful float down a blue river. On both riverbanks, you can see dense tropical tree coverage. Overhead, exotic birds are chirping and monkeys are howling. All of a sudden, your guide tells your group

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Cell Phone in Costa Rica – How to Stay Connected While Traveling

Are you looking for the best option for using your cell phone in Costa Rica? When traveling to a foreign country this dilemma always seems to come up. How will you stay in contact while traveling? How can you use GPS to get around? How will you call someone in an emergency?  So many questions!

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Wildlife in Costa Rica – See All the Most Exotic Animals

Wildlife in Costa Rica is one of the countries biggest tourism draws. From sloths, to blue morpho butterflies, to sea turtles, to jaguars; there is such an abundance and diversity of animals here! I struggled in writing this article. I wanted to write about all the wildlife you might want to see in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica Chocolate Tours – A Fun Activity for All Ages

Have you ever eaten fresh chocolate which was created from cacao beans right in front of you? On a Costa Rica chocolate tour you can experience this first hand. It’s the perfect activity for all ages. We tend to think of chocolate as a sweet and unhealthy treat, but cacao in its most natural form has

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Snorkeling Costa Rica – A Fun Activity for All Ages

With lengthy coastlines on both the Pacific and Caribbean coast, snorkeling in Costa Rica is the perfect activity. It is possible to experience coral reefs, dolphins, tropical schools of fish, whales, sea turtles, reef sharks, rays, octopus, and more! I always recommend snorkeling for families because it is something that people of every age can

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Golfing in Costa Rica – The Six Best Places to Play

Most people associate Costa Rica with pristine beaches and lush jungle, but it is also home to many amazing golf courses.  The warm weather, blue skies, exotic backdrops, and well-maintained courses make golfing in Costa Rica something that should be on every golfer’s bucket list.  Golfing is not an overly popular sport in Costa Rica,

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Backpacking Costa Rica – A First-Timers Guide

Ah, Costa Rica! The land of amazing rainforests, beautiful beaches, cool wildlife, and a bad reputation of being too expensive for backpackers.  Because of its expensive and touristy reputation a lot of people tend to skip backpacking in Costa Rica and head straight to it’s more affordable neighbors, Panama and Nicaragua. Seriously, it’s insane the

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Butterflies in Costa Rica – The Best Places to See Them

Butterflies in Costa Rica can be found all over the country. In fact, Costa Rica is home to 18% of the world’s butterfly species. Yeap, there are thousands of different butterfly species flying around here. How cool is that?!? Although the country is home to tons of varieties of butterflies, the most popular butterfly is