If you are planning a trip to one of the coolest places in Costa Rica, Corcovado National Park, and by any chance are thinking to stay in Drake Bay as your "home base," you will probably have to pass through Sierpe to get there. We finally made this trip recently after many years having an … Read more about How to Get to Drake Bay or Corcovado through Sierpe
Costa Rica Currency If you are traveling to Costa Rica, you need to know that the currency is colones (₡). The name of the currency came in 1896 in honor of Cristobal Colón (Christopher Columbus). Cocoa was our first currency, used back in the pre-Columbian time. After that, we called our … Read more about Costa Rica Currency – A Guide for First-Time Travelers
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
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
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 …!
Happy New Year explorers! We want to wish you the best this year with lots of adventures, too. If you are interested in planning a visit to Costa Rica most will start with an important question: Where should I stay my first night in Costa Rica? This is a question which I receive on occasion from … Read more about Where to stay my First night at Costa Rica