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Costa Rican Don’t Throw Things Away, They Fix It

Costa Rican Don’t Throw Things Away, They Fix It This is a short story but has a long  meaning.  I was in Alajuela one day and spotted a sign “Watch Repair- Don’t despair” “We fix them all”   I had a watch which was very dear to me and it had stopped running and I had […]

What’s So Great About Costa Rica as A Tourist Destination?

What’s So Great About Costa Rica as A Tourist Destination? Thinking about taking a vacation to a warm tropical place where sunshine abounds and lots of outdoor nature orientated activities are available.  Costa Rica has the mountains, rain forest,  pristine beaches,  wild rivers,  colorful birds, monkeys, and well almost everything except giraffes,  rhinoceros, lions, and […]

Travel Tips: What’s the Weather Like at Arenal Volcano National Park June, July, August, September?

Travel Tips: What’s the Weather Like at Arenal Volcano National Park June, July, August, September? If you are planning to travel to Costa Rica Arenal Volcano National Park or take a vacation to that area, in the months of June, July, August, and September what kind of weather can you expect?   The Arenal Volcano is […]

Travel Tip: I’m a Tourist Traveling to Costa Rica. Can I Get My Medication There?

Travel Tip: I’m a Tourist Traveling  to Costa Rica.  Can I Get My Medication There? If you are a tourist traveling to Costa Rica and  you are on certain medications.  Of course you are going to take your medicines with you.  But, it case you loose them, what can you do? Pharmacies are located in […]

What’s the Weather Like in Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica in June, July, and August?

What’s the Weather Like in Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica  in June, July, and August? Travel to Manuel Antonio National Park, located on Costa Rica’s mid-Pacific coast line, approximately three  and one half hours by car from the San Jose International Airport.  The months of June, July, and August fall within the rainy season […]

Costa Rica Spotlight: The Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica, Which Zip Line Tour Should I Take?

Zipping over the top of the rain forest, Arenal Sky Tram Arenal     Costa Rica Spotlight:  The Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica, Which Zip Line Tour  Should I Take? The Arenal Volcano with  the Arenal volcano National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Costa Rica.   What is the Arenal Volcano like?  […]

Costa Rica’s Humpback Whales are the “Songsters of the Sea”

Costa Rica’s Humpback Whales are the “Songsters of the Sea” Costa Rica’s humpback whales are performers and have been nicknamed “Songsters of the Sea”. That’s because they sing.  It’s the male that sings when he  is calling for a mate.  Yes, these male humpback whales sing during mating season when they are in warm tropical […]

The People of Costa Rica

The People of Costa Rica Travel to Costa Rica, you cannot help but take notice that The Costa Rica people are different from their neighbors in the other Central and South American countries.  Here we do not see the obvious poverty as we do in Mexico and many of the Central American countries.  Costa Rica […]

A Vacation to Costa Rica? Come on Down the Costa Rican Coffee is Great!

A Vacation to Costa Rica? Come on Down the  Costa Rican Coffee is Great! ONE OF THE BEST THINGS ABOUT Vacationing in  COSTA RICA IS A GOOD CUP OF COSTA RICAN COFFEE! Are you planning to travel  to Costa Rica, a vacation in Costa Rica? Don’t miss the coffee! The Ticos call the coffee white […]

Travel Tip: Did you Know About the Tamarindo Shuttle?

Travel Tip:  Did you Know About the Tamarindo Shuttle? Travel tip:  If you are planning to travel to Costa Rica let me tell you about the Tamarindo Shuttle.   From the Liberia international airport to Tamarindo it’s only $18 per person (one way)  with a minimum of 2 persons.  Can’t beat that! Their fleet of […]