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Playa Grande and Tamarindo Estuary, Northwest Costa Rica

My Costa Rica Journey- A continuing series written by Ann and dedicated to all those who love nature and wish to learn about the most interesting and educational destinations for tourist in Costa Rica. Playa Grande is located  on the Northwest Pacific Ocean in the Province of Guanacaste, only a few miles north of Tamarindo.  This beach is a 12 k...

How to Rent a Car in Costa Rica

Hello from Costa Rica Learn How to rent a car in Costa Rica It is easy to rent a car in Costa Rica:  I am going to tell you some things to make it easy.   1.   Renting a car in Costa Rica is expensive, more than in the USA  or Canada.  ABOUT INSURANCE on rental cars in Costa Rica.  When you ask for the quote for renting the car ..th...

How Do Costa Ricans Celebrate Christmas? By Eating Tamales

HOW DO COSTA RICANS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS?  By Eating Tamales.They gather the families together and eat tamales.  The Costa Rican Tamale is made from corn masa as the base and it is filled with many different ingredients.  Among these are primarily pork, and then add sweet red pepper, carrots, green beans, olives, finely chopped garlic, onions, pr...

Vacation Planner Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_4841" align="alignleft" width="200"] Rain forest 300 years old[/caption] Vacation Planner Costa Rica Why would I want to hire a vacation planner to help me with my itinerary planning for my vacation to Costa Rica?  I can go on the internet and find everything I want to do and choices of hotels. Well, a vacation planner l...