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NO, NO’s While Vacationing Costa Rica

EIGHT THINGS NOT TO DO: NO, NO'S ON A COSTA RICAN VACATION  Don't feed the monkeys                 Beware of poison snakes. Fer-de-lance, eye lash viper, and coral snake.  Beware of poison spiders. Beware poison small red frog. Beware erupting vocanoes. Beware of ocean undertow.   Beware leaf c...

Is Costa Rica Safe for Vacationing?

Safety In Costa Rica For a Tourist After living in Costa Rica for many years I am aware of the things one should know related to safety. I remember driving into Alajuela with my new husband and shockingly observing the bars on the resident's windows.  Naively I asked, "Is this decoration?" Rod laughed.  "No, he said."  "It is for security." M...

Puerto Limon Costa Rica

Puerto Limon is the Caribbean with it’s rich jumble of sights, sounds, and smells. It is a laid back place, very hot and steamy.  And rainfall is around three hundred inches per year.  A lot of rain! The population of this region is a mix.  Afro Latinos who immigrated from Jamaica looking for work in the chocolate  plantations, Chinese came t...

Rural Tourism in Costa Rica

  RURAL TOURISM IN COSTA RICA Rural tourism in Costa Rica is relatively new.  It is designed for tourist who want a true Costa Rican cultural experience as well as adding some adventure to the experience.   In other words a mix of adventure and culture. So we call it Rural Tourism with a  "spice of Adventure." First , participating in rura...