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The National Theater, “An Architectural Gem”

  Inside the National Theater, Neoclassical ArchitectureThe National Theater,  "An Architectural Gem" The National Theater located in the heart of San Jose, Costa Rica's capital city is an architectural gem.  It is a copy of the famous Paris Opera House.  If you are traveling to Costa Rica on vacation and are in San Jose be sure and go...

Limon is a town located on Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_3639" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Private garden on Caribbean coast of Costa Rica[/caption] Limon is a town located on Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica I have heard many travelers to Costa Rica talk about traveling to Limon and saying, "My it is not at all an attractive town and located in such a beautiful coastline on t...

An Amazing Diversity: Costa Rica

An Amazing Diversity:  Costa Rica Costa Rica is not a Caribbean Island but the center of the Central American Isthmus.  Traveling around in Costa Rica you would think that you are in a large country and you think it might take months to explore it all. But it reality it's land mass is only 20,000 square miles and one of the smallest countries in...

Tarantula!! “ouch!”….

  Tarantulas in Costa Rica Yes there are Tarantulas in Costa Rica!  But are they dangerous?  I have  always been told, when inquiring, that  Tarantulas found in Costa Rica are not deadly but if they happen to bite you, "0uch!"  The experience results in a great deal of pain.  Also if they urinate on you, it will cause extreme irritat...

My Favorite National Park in Costa Rica: Arenal Volcano National Park

[caption id="attachment_3600" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Papayas in Arenal Region[/caption] Mighty Arenal with slight cloud cover     My Favorite National Park in Costa Rica: Arenal Volcano National Park "My Best Acquaintances are Those With with Whom I Speak No Words" I never tire of visiting The Arenal Volcano National par...

“Arribada” Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive to Ostional Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_3591" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Olive Ridley Sea Turtle,  Ostional Costa Rica[/caption] "Arribada" Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive to Ostional Costa Rica "The Phases of the Moon, Rainfall, and Black Volcanic Sand of the Beaches at Ostional"  "Arribada" Costa Rica Traveling to Costa Rica and want to see the nestin...

Spotlight Costa Rica, Casa Marbella Bed and Breakfast Hotel Tortuguero Costa Rica, A Delightful Place!

  Spotlight Costa Rica, Casa Marbella Bed and Breakfast Hotel Tortuguero Costa Rica, A Delightful Place! "A Simple Place in A Natural Setting" Casa Marbella Bed and Breakfast is in the heart of Tortuguero village, Costa Rica. Owner Daryl Loth can provide extensive directions on how to get to the inn via a combination of public buses and w...

How to Get to Tortuguero Costa Rica on your own without going with a Tour Group

How to Get to Tortuguero Costa Rica on your own without going with a Tour Group This article will tell you how you can get to Tortuguero and Tortuguero national Park, Costa Rica on your own without going with a Tour Group.   Take the public bus in San Jose at 9 a.m. and go to Cariari. Take the 11:30 bus from Cariari to La Pavona  where a boat ...

On Making A Travel Adventure Video in Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_3552" align="aligncenter" width="390"] nightly fire works show at the Arenal volcano[/caption] On Making A Travel Adventure Video in Costa Rica We were vacationing in Costa Rica near the Arenal Volcano at the Arenal Observatory Lodge and Ken said to me " Wow what a spectacular sight!" As the red hot lava and giant fiery ro...

Thinking of Retiring to Costa Rica? Then the video Costa Rica A Travel Adventure Spectacular is for You!

Thinking of Retiring to Costa Rica? Then the video Costa Rica A Travel Adventure Spectacular  is for You! "IT'S SUMMER TIME AND THE LIVING IS EASY" If you are thinking of retiring to Costa Rica and want to hear first hand what is it like from North Americans who have done just that, then our video Costa Rica A Travel  Adventure Spectacular off...