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Freddo Fresas Restaurant Poasita, Costa Rica

My best friend Janne and I were wandering the hills of  Fraijanes, Costa Rica on a rainy Sunday afternoon.  We were looking for a Real Costa Rican restaurant to have lunch.  Actually we were thinking of spending the afternoon at http://www.waterfallgardens.com   However,  on the way up the mountain we spotted the cutest little restaurant cal...

Why I Love Costa Rica by Ann Cabezas

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America about the size of the state of Virginia in the USA. People ask me. "Why do you love Costa Rica?"  I replied.  Why I love Costa Rica?  There are many reasons.  To begin my story: In a rural Georgia town in the deep south, I met my husband Rod.  We fell in love, and stayed together for the next 3...

Costa Rica’s Northern Zone

Costa Rica's northern zone has a bright future for eco tourism.  This photo  of the large tree (below) was taken in Rincon de la Vieja  National Park where one can see the true primary rainforest.  The trees have buttresses up to three meters in diameter. The sunlight almost never reaches the rainforest floor because of the thickness of  cano...

Costa Rica’s Northern Zone, Tourism Meca

The northern zone of Costa Rica is in the beginning phase of expanding massive ecotourism.  There are so many natural wonders in this area and it is not crowded and over run with tourist.  Now,  most everything is still in it's natural state. Best  tours in the northern zone of Costa Rica.  ONE-The amazing Blue River. Hike the trails along ...

Reasons Costa Ricans Are Happiest People in World

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America with three million citizens. They have posters in the San Jose international Airport stating Costa Ricans are the happiest people in the world. Having lived in Costa Rica, being married to a Costa Rican, I can testify, in my opinion, why this is true. Costa Ricans are family orientated. The family ...

How to Plan Costa Rica Vacation

How to plan your Costa Rica Vacation.         Contact Ann, the Costa Rica Vacation Planning Expert.  Fourteen years experience in designing individualized  Costa Rica Vacations.  Guaranteed to save you time and money.   Visit the most exciting destinations, and experience the very best outdoor adventure activities.  Let Ann do the work fo...

Why Visit Arenal Volcano National Arenal Park.

It’s a bright sunny day in April and my best friend Paulette and I set out in our small SUV Suzuki to explore around the mighty Arenal Volcano. I remember as a young bride, many many years ago-coming here with my new Costa Rican husband . I could not believe my eyes! This giant creature of a volcano spraying smoke and red hot lava rocks from its ...

Costa Rica is “For the Birds”

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A Great Two Days In and Around Arenal Volcano National Park

We headed out from San Jose International Airport to  our destination of Arenal Volcano National Park.  It was a bright sunny morning in July and we all excited about getting to see this extraordinary natural phenomenon.  We were hoping for good weather and so far were are blessed with lots sunshine.  After around 3.5 hours driving  over mount...

Cristina Gutierrez Sori, At home In Alajuela, Costa Rica

Christina Gutierrez Sori was born in Colombia.  She immigrated to Costa Rica...