Month

November 2015
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica

Amazing travel destination: the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica

It is believed that the Monteverde cloud forest in Costa Rica has the highest diversity of orchids in the world. Although no inventory has ever been made, it also is thought that approximately one-third of Costa Rica‘s flora has been recorded in the Monteverde region. This is quite significant given that Costa Rica is considered...
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Hacienda Guachipelin canopy tour in Costa Rica

Top Costa Rica canopy zip line tour at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin

Ever since the first commercial canopy zip line tour came into being in Costa Rica in 1997, the zip line industry has soared quickly into big business with dozens of zip lines all over the country and across the world. I recently took a friend, who is a bit of an anomaly, on her first-ever...
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Juan Pablo Barahona

Blissful healthy living retreat in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Living blissfully, inner transformation, community, celebration and healthy superfoods are the main themes of a “conscious life retreat” to be held at Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Hosted by spiritual teachers Juan Pablo Barahona and Shivani Aum, the Bliss of Living a Conscious Life Retreat is set for Dec. 4, 5 and 6,...
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Costa Rica wildlife, coati

8 Tips to Spot Rainforest Wildlife in Costa Rica

The thrill of seeing a wild animal in its natural habitat, even if only for a moment, is unparalleled. Some animals are very nice and often stick around for a while – like monkeys. Others are so fast – wild cats, for example – that many times you’re not sure if you saw it or...
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Rainforest tours in Costa Rica: Veragua Rainforest & Tortuguero Canals

If you are stopping in Costa Rica on your Caribbean cruise, you can enjoy a fantastic full day in the rainforest at two of the top attractions in the Caribbean Costa Rica. This easy tour from the port of Limón combines a canal cruise in the Tortuguero National Park – called the “Little Amazon” of...
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Playa Linda, Costa Rica Central Pacific Coast

Time for winter vacations in Costa Rica

Winter has begun across most of the United States, Canada and northern Europe. As chilly winter weather freezes the north heading into Christmas, you are not alone if you have started dreaming about a sunny tropical holiday. Escape this winter to the land of summer in Costa Rica – the “happiest country in the world”....
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Smoothies at Buddha Eyes Restaurant , Pranamar Villas, Costa Rica

8 Super healthy smoothies from Pranamar Villas in Costa Rica

Healthy fruit and vegetable smoothies are awesome liquid fuel for your body. Smoothies provide important vitamins and minerals from nutritious ingredients like fresh fruit, raw vegetables, Maca Root, chia seeds, protein powder, spirulina and coconut oil. Start your morning, or have an afternoon snack, with one of these quick, delicious and healthy blended smoothie drink...
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Nature Air Costa Rica

Getting to the Costa Rica Caribbean Coast the easy way

While the drive from Costa Rica’s capital city of San Jose to the Caribbean Coast beach towns of Limon, Cahuita and Puerto Viejo is very pretty driving through Braulio Carrillo National Park, and over the Sucio, Reventazon and Pacuare rivers, there is a much easier way to get to Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast. Fly! It...
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Rio Esquinas mangrove kayaking

Kayaking Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica

There is a magic in peacefully gliding along in a kayak, especially when it is on calm, smooth water along picturesque coastline. Kayaking in Costa Rica in the “sweet gulf” of Golfo Dulce by the Osa Peninsula – one of only four tropical fjords in the world – it is like paddling across a giant...
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Family vacation Costa Rica

Costa Rica family vacations are easy with vacation rentals

According to a top travel site, there are still travel deals to be found on flights for Thanksgiving and Christmas vacations. And with now 70 connections from destinations in North and South America and Europe, Costa Rica should be an easy choice for your family vacation. Three airlines just inaugurated new routes to Costa Rica last...
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Restaurant Gelly's Atenas Costa Rica

Guide to Restaurants in Atenas Costa Rica

Here is a sampling of some of the favorite restaurants in Atenas, Costa Rica – frequented both by native Costa Ricans and foreign residents. Although it is a small town, Atenas has a great number of restaurants to enjoy. So this is definitely not a comprehensive list, and there are many more restaurants, fast food...
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