There are several interesting things that happened throughout history on September 15: -On September 15, 1998, Google.com was registered as a domain name. (Random fact that I found interesting.) -On September 15, 1928, Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin while … Read more about Living Costa Rica Independence day as a Tico
San Ramon is one of those towns that keeps a lot of the traditions of Costa Rican culture. Traditional festivals in Costa Rica have already started, and they make me realize how much people from San Ramon enjoy this time of the year. It means a time where the families will hang out together, … Read more about Traditional Festivals in San Ramon, Costa Rica
One very strange thing about San Ramon is its weather. If you leave San Jose and travel north along the Pan-American highway, you will notice an immediate change in the weather when you get to the top of the hill just beyond the town of Palmares: It suddenly feels slightly colder. Some people … Read more about A Guide to the Weather in San Ramon, Costa Rica
When I (Ligia) started working in tourism, one of my first jobs was as a volunteer coordinator. I was in charge of orientations and city tours to help volunteers to know the town of San Ramon. I was even the go-to tour guide for my friends coming to visit from San Jose! This guide is based on the … Read more about Self-Guided City Tour in San Ramon, Costa Rica
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 Blog experiment #2: 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 …!
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