Under the sun of February at Guanacaste province, we were not first-timers visiting Rincon de la Vieja National Park, but it was the first time doing Escondida waterfall trail for all of us. It was also the first time my best friend from elementary school and I went hiking and got lost together. … Read more about Rincon de la Vieja National Park: Exploring like a Keen Hiker
Let's just pretend that I am coming from the past and I need to tell you how people used to travel in Costa Rica. Well, they used to travel with a Costa Rica handbook guide trying to figure out bus schedules. They didn’t have Facebook groups or travel blogs, so they often ended up just getting … Read more about Understanding bus schedules and routes from San Ramon, Costa Rica
“Are you locals and still do sightseeing here?” asked a tourist that was hiking the trail at Arenal Volcano National Park. The answer was yes. Living in San Ramon, which is located 71 kilometers (44 miles) away from the Arenal Volcano, it was pretty easy to get to La Fortuna downtown for my … Read more about Tips for doing a successful self-guided hike at Arenal Volcano National Park
Updated: March 5th, 2019 Cerro Chirripo in Costa Rica is the highest mountain with an altitude of 3,820 meters (12,533 feet) with a protected extension area of 50 thousand hectares (123,552.69 acres) of land. This makes this place to be visited for many local and foreigners travelers. … Read more about How to make reservations for Cerro Chirripo National Park
At this point in January, the holidays and the laid-back first days of the year are behind. And our resolutions for a New Year and intentions are beginning to focus. After holiday´s weeks with family and celebration, not so much outdoors, to be honest. We have noticed how much we miss being … Read more about Why Hiking has become our main thing in 2019?
Looking to see the Resplendent Quetzal in Costa Rica? One hour away from San Jose and not even inside of a National Park you can see the Resplendent Quetzal in San Ramon, Alajuela during mating season. I didn't know for a long time that I (Ligia) lived so close to them ... they nest every year in … Read more about Resplendent Quetzal in San Ramon, Costa Rica
Ostional is considered as one of the most impressive nesting beaches for Olive Ridley turtles anywhere in the world. Looking to do turtle watching in Costa Rica? We are going to talk about one of the best places to see turtles not only because here happens a very unique phenomenon of thousands of … Read more about Ostional Wildlife Refuge: Responsible Travel Guide
San Ramon is a beautiful place surrounding by rolling hills, a small town with almost no tourists but full of friendly people. This is the place that we call home and we've decided to create a San Ramon, Costa Rica travel guide. So if you want a slow pace place with very welcoming people … Read more about San Ramon, Costa Rica Travel Guide
Definitely, it's not the famous Cloud Forest in the country and there is not much information about Los Quetzales National Park. What if we told you there is a cloud forest 1 hour and a half from San José that few visitors ever see and you can see also the Quetzal? no gift shop, no snack bar, no … Read more about Los Quetzales National Park
This place is one of the best-kept secrets. It´s a hidden gem guarantee. Do you want that we tell you where is this place? It´s located in the beautiful area of Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest. It´s 1.5 hours (maximum 2 hours) from San José, it's a powerful waterfall surrounded by surreal rocks … Read more about How to visit Rio Agrio Waterfall at Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest?
If you are visiting Costa Rica during mid-July to late October (rainy season) don't pass the opportunity to go on a whale watching tour in Uvita and see these beauties up close. Uvita can be considered a whale sanctuary. "Whales Festival" is celebrated every year since 2008 in the south of our … Read more about Responsible Whale Watching in Costa Rica
He asked: Ligia, I want to know things to do in San José that are not a shopping center. I want to meet locals. Mr. Yves was bored in his hotel room in San José. After doing some loops in the lobby, he came to check out the tour desk. I was sitting there with not much to do. Sunday afternoon was … Read more about Cultural One Day Tour at Nacientes Palmichal in Costa Rica