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Poas Volcano National Park Costa Rica is NOW OPEN

POAS VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK IS NOW OPEN Poas Volcano National Park is now Open after being closed for almost one year due to high activity.  You can enter now only with advance purchase of your ticket on the internet site. (link below)  The park is located thirty minutes north of Alajuela  (home to SJO international […]

Turrialba Volcano is Erupting

Feb 1 2017   Today the volcano made a another huge eruption.  Spraying ash for miles.  Turrialba Volcano is located due east of San Jose, the Capital City of Costa Rica .  The distance is close, only about fifty miles from the capital.  Turrialba Volcano is one of seven volcanoes in Costa Rica but at […]

Hotel Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica

great ecolodge for exploring rincon de la vieja national park.

What people like about a Costa Rica Vacation

Hello from Costa Rica Learn Learn about what people like to do an a vacation to Costa Rica. I am Rebbeca and my mother is Kathy.   We recently spent one wonderful week in Costa Rica.  We came primarily  for dental work.   Dr Morera Fujiwara, Alajuela..We stayed at Xinia’s vacation home stay in Alajuela..then  the […]

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is erupting!

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is erupting and the ash is being felt as far northeast  as Upaula and Guatuso.  This is a big surprise to the near by residents because Rincon has been dormant since 1966. The Rincon de la Vieja National Park located 45 km from  Liberia is a very popular national park […]

La Fortuna Waterfall-Arenal Volcano

Hello from Costa Rica Learn  Would you like to learn what it is like to hike down to the La Fortuna Waterfall, located at the base of the Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica On a warm sunny day in late November my best friend Anneta and I set out for a great adventure to La Fortuna […]

Travel Tips for Vacationing in Costa Rica

Hello from Costa Rica Learn Travel Tips for Vacationing in Costa Rica. COSTA RICA MONEY  (colones)  and US DOLLARS You can spend US dollars. Take small bills $5 $10 and $20 Change will be given in colones (the money in Costa Rica) Take 20 $1 dollar bills for tips. I generally do not exchange money. […]

Arenal Observatory Lodge in Costa Rica

ARENAL OBSERVATORY LODGE LOCATED AT THE BASE OF THE MIGHTY ARENAL VOLCANO Ron and his wife Maria spent three weeks vacationing in Costa Rica April 2015. Ann designed their itinerary which included the north central zone of Costa Rica. ARENAL VOLCANO – A breathtaking experience by Ron and Maria Poggemoeller. The country of Costa Rica […]

Palo Verde National Park, Costa Rica Birds, crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas

  Palo Verde National Park, Costa Rica- Birds, crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas Costa Rica Learn Adventure Vacation Planning offers you Palo Verde National Park, a wildlife sanctuary,  located in central Costa Rica in the province of Guanacaste. The Park is home to sixty different species of birds, monkeys, crocodiles, and iguanas.  It is a tropical dry […]

How to Rent a Car in Costa Rica

HOW TO RENT A CAR IN COSTA RICA   So what are the condition of the roads?  Costa Rica is a mountainous country so to get most anywhere you have to drive over, thru, or around a mountain.  So the going is slow.  The roads are curvy and not very wide…..although now a days the […]