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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 the moment is the only one erupting.  . Po...

Hotel Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica

Hello from Costa Rica Learn A small hotel "eco lodge" where you can stay while visiting Rincon de la Vieja National park. And I highly recommend it.  Hotel Rincon de la Vieja  is located at base of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National park  This Rincon de la Vieja National Park  is located  thirty minutes northeast of Liberia.  The volc...

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 Arenal Volcano National Par...

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 for tourists.  They come to see the unusual small...

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 Waterfall.  This waterfall is located 4 miles outside the little town of...

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.  I just use my US dollars...however,  be ...

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 is about t...

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

[caption id="attachment_3496" align="alignleft" width="300"] Green Iguana with his friends the Llanos birds[/caption]   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 provinc...

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 roads in C Rica are good…still we encounter potholes  (due to h...

Family Vacation Planner to Guanacaste Beaches

Nancy and her three grown up kids set out from Santa Barbara, California for a seven day adventure vacation to Costa Rica.  Nancy had rented a house for the five of them on Playa Portero in Guanacsate and rented a car to get around.  This beach is close to Playa Flamingo  (about forty five minutes north of Tamarindo) and  has white sand and gr...