Is it possible to see many animals/wildlife in Corcovado National Park? Definitely, the answer is: YES, it is! Ligia and I started planning our trip to this national park back in November/December 2017. Believe it or not, a small percentage of Costa Ricans had visited this part of the country and … Read more about 15 different animals to photograph in Corcovado National Park
The little-known side of San José: Nacientes Palmichal, a rural lodge pioneer in water conservation.
Wait. ecotourism in San Jose? It is not a secret that some people don't think that San Jose is the prettiest city in Central America. People usually don't come to Costa Rica thinking to spend much time exploring San Jose. I have to admit that, like many people, I am guilty of bad-mouthing San … Read more about The little-known side of San José: Nacientes Palmichal, a rural lodge pioneer in water conservation.
*** Note: Updated July 2018. This post was originally published in March 2016 and has been completely revamped for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Supporting local economies is one of the goals of sustainable travel. However, since 1980 -1990 Costa Rica has been adopting a model of development … Read more about Support local economies through rural tourism
The nationals parks in Costa Rica conserve the best of the nation's natural and cultural heritage. According to the National Parks Guide, we have in our forest: 221 mammals, 830 bird species, 150 amphibians, 215 reptiles and 1080 salt and freshwater fishes. Around 366,000 arthropods also 10,000 … Read more about National Parks in Costa Rica: See how easily you can impact nature and people
Is "ecotourism" or "sustainable tourism" just another buzzword?? Does every destination in Costa Rica do ecotourism? In 2017, the World Tourism Board (UNWTO) celebrated the "International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development" #IY2017. Also, the international campaign "Travel, Enjoy … Read more about What everyone ought to know about ecotourism in Costa Rica
*** Note: Updated May 2018. This post was originally published in February 2015 and has been completely revamped for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Have you ever been close to a crocodile, caiman or any big reptile?! Well, if you are a biologist, crazy wildlife filmmaker or live next to a … Read more about Carara National Park: The River of Alligators
Facts about Barva Volcano¹ Area: 51000 ha .Around 126023.74 acres. This is the total extension of the National Park Braulio Carrillo) Altitude: 2906 meters ( Around 9534 Feet Above Sea Level) Type of ecosystem: Rainforest, Wet forest, and cloud forest Dry season: January until April … Read more about How to drive to Barva volcano without getting lost
This. Waterfall. is. light blue We have visited the Rio Celeste waterfall several times. One time we went there with no luck to see the stunning color. But this time was one of the nicest because of the time of the year (February). The color that you can see is like the pictures. LIGHT … Read more about Rio Celeste: A waterfall and its light blue waters