Costa Rica Coffee – Where to Take a Plantation Tour

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Drinking some tasty Costa Rica coffee is a must-do while visiting the country. If you would like to take your coffee enjoyment one step further, we suggest participating in a coffee plantation tour. These tours typically walk you through the entire production process from planting to exporting. Most tours are great for people of all […]

Costa Rica Volcanoes – Visit Up Close

Costa Rica Volcanoes

One of the most popular draws for tourists to Costa Rica is all of the amazing volcanoes. Costa Rica volcanoes exist all over the country. Some are dormant, but there are plenty of active ones as well. In fact, the country is home to five active volcanoes and over 50 dormant volcanoes. Did you know […]

The Costa Rica Central Valley – Should You Visit?

costa rica central valley

The Costa Rica Central Valley consists of the area’s surrounding the capital, San Jose as well as the other main cities of the area (Alajuela, Cartago, and Heredia). See, San Jose is located in a valley. If you head out of the city to the nearby mountains you will be blessed with amazing views, cooler […]

Hotels Near San Jose Costa Rica Airport

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After a full day of international travel, you will likely be tired once you arrive at the airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. Hotels near the San Jose Costa Rica airport are not hard to come by. There are plenty of amazing options, but there are some things you should be aware of before selecting […]

La Paz Waterfall Gardens & Peace Lodge – Should You Visit?

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When you plan your trip to Costa Rica you will likely come across the name La Paz Waterfall Gardens. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and it is only about an hour from the San Jose airport. After over three years of living in Costa Rica, we decided it […]

Costa Rica Airports – Which Should You Fly To?

Did you know that there are two international Costa Rica airports? Most people tend to fly into the San Jose airport, but the Liberia airport in the northwest corner of the country could also be a great option for your Costa Rica travels. The Costa Rica airports have their pros and cons so we decided […]

Catarata del Toro – A Magical Rainforest Waterfall

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Catarata del Toro is a seriously impressive waterfall located in the Alajuela Province of Costa Rica. We had heard great things about this waterfall, but we hadn’t expected what ended up being in store for us. Besides seeing this impressive waterfall we were also able to visit a beautiful blue river with small waterfalls that […]

The Complete Poas Volcano 2020 Visitors Guide

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If you have ever wanted to get the full effect of seeing a volcanic crater, Poas Volcano is the perfect place to do that. Poas volcano in Costa Rica has been closed for over a year due to eruptions. It is now opened, but the visiting experience is completely different than before. Here is everything […]