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Chubascos Restaurant on Road to Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Chubascos Restaurant on Road to Poas Volcano, Costa Rica Chubascos Restaurant on Road to Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica Looking for a good place to eat on your day outing to the Poas Volcano National Park in Costa Rica?   I can recommend Chubascos  , a lovely open air rustic small restaurant located approximately 5 miles south coming d...

Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel located on banks of Rio Celeste (Blue River) Hotel Review

A TRUE HIDEAWAY! Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel  located on banks of Rio Celeste (Blue River) Hotel Review Hotel Review by Ann, "The Costa Rica Expert"  The Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel -Luxury in the Jungle located on the banks of the Rio Celeste (Blue River) in NorthCentral  Costa Rica. If you are looking for rest and tranquility in a beautiful tr...

Cost of Living in Costa Rica in 2011

Cost of Living in Costa Rica in 2011 Costa Rica used to be an inexpensive place to live but not anymore.  This in June 2011 and the cost of one gallon of super gasoline is  $5.66.   This year the dollar has weakened.  The exchange rate went from 580 colones to the dollar to 498 colones to the dollar.  A loss of 82 colones per dollar.  A dev...

Costa Rica’s New 2,000 colon bill Feathers A Shark Photo

Costa Rica's New 2,000 colon bill Feathers A Shark Photo Costa Rica's newly printed 2,000 colon bill feathers a beautiful shark.  Wonder which government official  is responsible for a shark being chosen?  Must have been someone who loves wildlife and wants to protect sharks  instead of  allowing for them to be killed and their fins being sol...

Costa Rica’s Sharks

Costa Rica's Sharks Are there  sharks in Costa Rica's waters.   The answer is yes.  Are they in danger?  The answer is yes!  Shark fining is going on  off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.  And why is this allowed?  The government of Costa Rica turns a blind eye to this horrific practice.    Shark fins bring big money in Asia where they...