30 minutes away from San José Downtown This is not the first time that San José surprised us with the beauty of its mountains. To put it this way, you can do wildlife photography and capture the Emerald Glass Frog (Espadarana Prosoblepon) 30 minutes away from the traffic and noise of the … Read more about Costa Rica Nature Photography: Jardín de Lourdes, San Jose
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 … 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 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 river … 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 … 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
*** Note: Updated April 2018. This post was originally published in October 2015 and has been completely revamped for accuracy and comprehensiveness. It was Easter week, some days off to explore but also we know is the busiest time to travel around Costa Rica. We decided to do one-day trips from … Read more about How to get to Laguna de Hule
After you travel to someplace ... Have you ever felt it was a dream? Did I really go there? Well, to me, Corcovado National Park feels like that sort of memory. I'm still processing that we've been there. Especially because you get to this stage of consciousness after immersing yourself in such a … Read more about Hiking Corcovado National Park from Sirena to Carate station
When you hear the word "jungle," what goes through your head? For me, Corcovado "jungle" sounds like: rivers with bull sharks, pumas, hot humidity, mosquitos, snakes, and awesome wildlife. It sounds like the most amazing place to understand and connect with nature. Corcovado National Park was on … Read more about Corcovado National Park
When I (Ligia) was growing up, my family learned the hard way to be more mindful about what we put in our bodies. After my dad's health problems, organic food became very important for our family. Although, of course, it can be quite challenging to eat … Read more about Visiting the Costa Rican Organic Coffee Farm That Welcomed George Clooney
Can you imagine owning a huge, natural property of various terrains and landscapes, surrounded by mountains, with an otherworldly BLUE waterfall, all in your backyard? Well, this isn’t so far-fetched here in Costa Rica. Meet the Cubero family, who own and protect a property rich in water resources, … Read more about Tesoro Escondido – Costa Rica Waterfall
First of all, I would say that this one of my favorite blog posts that I have done up till now. Why? Well, let me tell you that I waited for 3 years to climb Cerro Chirripo National Park (in April 2017). Even before Ligia and I started this blog, I was waiting for an opportunity to make all the … Read more about Complete Guide to Hiking Cerro Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica