Costa Rica

Saludos desde Costa Rica!

The country of Costa Rica, known in Spanish as “rich coast,” is located close to the equator giving it a warm tropical climate all year round. Sandwiched between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica is working to become the first carbon-neutral country in the world. A land without a military, most of this countries economics are invested in education, creating an army of teachers in lieu of an army of soldiers. Considered to be one of the more expensive countries in Central America, Costa Rica supposedly has a health care system that are ranked higher than the USA.

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A View of Secret Beach in Costa Rica
Playa del Coco Snorkeling Spots

Slipping into the Pacific waters off Costa Rica for a snorkel is a relaxing way to spend the day. Here are the best places around Playa del Coco.

The Harbour of Playa del Coco, Costa Rica at Sunset
5 Sunset Stories from Costa Rica

A collection of our most captivating Costa Rican pictures and sunset stories.

A Toucan at the Costa Rica Tour Pool
Miravalles Volcano Tour

The Miravalles Volcano Tour gave us a the best overview of some of Costa Rica's highlighted activities.

Driving Down a Rocky Costa Rican Hill in the Rental Car
Getting Around Costa Rica

Figuring out the best way to get around Costa Rica's with their different means of transportation.

The Azure Rio Celeste Waterfalls
El Río Celeste

Hidden in the jungles of Tenorio National Park, the Río Celeste proves time and time again that it is a favourite waterfall among Costa Rican tourists.

The Looming Natural View of the Arenal Volcano
3 Outdoor Adventures in La Fortuna

La Fortuna is a small city with a big personality. This tourist hot spot has some unique outdoor places that are a must-see.

Funnel Spider
The Rainforest Bugs and Beasts

The cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica are home to some interesting jungle creatures.

A School of Fish in the Ocean
Costa Rica: Diving the Catalina Islands

The sea life was plentiful at the Catalina Island's. It was the perfect spot to introduce Dad to Costa Rica's underwater playground!

Turtle Side Profile
I left my Heart in Ostional

Read about our trip to Ostional and find out about the prime sea turtle nesting beaches in Costa Rica.

A Tornado of Fish Surrounding a Scuba Diver at Bat Islands
Costa Rica: Bat Islands Diving

Bat Islands are a collection of volcanic islands off the coast of Costa Rica with some pretty unique diving.

Costa Rican King Snake on a Branch
Snakes 101

Find out about the different species of poisonous snakes in Costa Rica with the help of this field guide.

Tropical Oasis Palm Tree
Living the Pura Vida

Traveling from Canada to Costa Rica for an extended honeymoon is not without its mishaps.

Country Facts
World Currency

Costa Rican Colon (CRC)

Capital City View

San Jose


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Spanish, Mekatelyu, Bribri, Patois

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