Tourists often ask me where they can see Costa Rica indigenous tribes. When this happens, I always mention the fact that indigenous people make up less than 1 percent of Costa Rica’s population. How much do you know about the history of your people and your DNA? Do you think it is important to … Read more about How to visit the Fiesta de los Diablitos
It's been 4 weeks since I made my first post (Our challenge for 2017!) for this blogging experiment that we are doing until we hike up the highest mountain in our country. Also, I was late posting blog # 2 (How to make reservations for Cerro Chirripó, Costa Rica). So I can say: “Blogging part … Read more about Blog experiment #3: It is never easy to change your routine
January is almost over. We are advancing in time, but also in the goals we set for this year. Sometimes the question that comes to mind is: What can I do to motivate myself and not fail in these goals? This can be difficult. I am not a motivator, hahaha. However, today more than ever, there are … Read more about How to make reservations for El Cerro Chirripó, Costa Rica
The first week of 2017 is gone and the reality is that every beginning is not easy. Assimilating to the changes of the new year may take a few days. Is that happening to you? At the start of a new year, many people propose goals they wish to meet in the coming year. I (Rodrigo) also made some … Read more about Blog experiment #1: Our challenge for this 2017 is: Hike The C …!
We love exploring Costa Rica during weekends (that’s why this blog exists), so we thought it would be fun to invite people to join us. We met up with some friends on a Saturday at 5:00 a.m and headed to the Bajos del Toro area. Bajos del Toro is about 1 hour and 40 minutes from San José, so it is … Read more about Breaking the routine: Del Toro Waterfall, Bajos del Toro
I have been asked about that question often. For me, it is easy to answer because the Poas Volcano is the Sunday trip that locals do since as children—at least, my mom loved to do it by bus. (You will see a lot of families doing picnics in the surrounding areas). However, I found there are … Read more about How do you get to Poas Volcano
Hey friends! How are you? I have been thinking a lot about the TEDx talks that have recently been in my country and others. Some of the most stunning topics (besides technology, of course) that I continue to see include sustainability, farming our own organic food, climate change, the support of … Read more about Support local economies through rural tourism
Wait! Is there a place called Berlin in Costa Rica? Yes, there is! Berlin hill is one of the most visited places by locals of San Ramon, Alajuela. Over 11.2km (6.9mi) and 23min are approximately the distance from San Ramon downtown to this hill, it is pretty close! However, people from other areas … Read more about One Berlin at Costa Rican mountains