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Strawberry poison dart frog, Veragua

Be dazzled by rainforest frogs in Costa Rica

From real-life Kermit look-alikes to miniature candy-colored frogs, Costa Rica’s amphibians are wildlife to notice. Maybe it’s the special role they hold in fairytales – think: Prince Charming – frogs and toads seem to hold a certain appeal. They are strikingly unusual creatures that make a whole symphony of strange...
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Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica

Explore the Costa Rica rainforest with expert scientists

What’s better than being in the rainforest? Being in the rainforest with expert scientists who can tell you fascinating stories about the animals and plants that live there. Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica has invited celebrated U.S. scientists Howard Topoff, Ph.D. and Carol Simon, Ph.D. – both professors’...
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Valentine's heart in the sand

Valentine’s Day & Caribbean Spring Holidays in Costa Rica

St. Valentine’s Day is not only a time for cards, flowers, candy and dinners. It also is time for romantic getaways. With spring at our doorstep, why not escape to Caribbean Costa Rica for a romantic vacation on the beach in the rainforest. With dozens of flights to Costa Rica...
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Bird Watchers

Monteverde, the place where birds flock around you

Put aside the playful monkeys, the chewing-gum looking frogs and the fluffy sloths by which Costa Rica is known. Then you’ll learn the country is also a paradise for bird watching enthusiasts. Any web search on that matter will confirm the country as a feathered hotspot. As of 2006, there...
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Yoga in Costa Rica

Where do those funny names for yoga poses come from?

Have you ever wondered where those funny names for yoga poses come from? For example, what is Adho Mukha Svanasana? And how do you pronounce it! Yoga postures – asanas – are given traditionally in the ancient language of Sanskrit. For more than 2,000 years, Sanskrit has been a classic...
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Orchid at Casa Orquideas Botanical Garden Golfo Dulce Costa Rica

Incredible Osa Peninsula Costa Rica nature tour: Casa Orquideas Botanical Garden

If you plan to visit the Golfo Dulce/ Osa Peninsula region on your Costa Rica vacation, one of the most wonderful day tours you can take is to Casa Orquideas Botanical Garden. Casa Orquideas is one of the oldest and most interesting botanical gardens in the southern Costa Rica region....
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Horseback riding Hacienda Guachipelin Costa Rica

Costa Rica cowboys and ranch life at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin

It’s 5:45 a.m. The sun is already shining, and I am gingerly making my way through the cow corral, being careful not to step in anything I shouldn’t nor get too close to the long-horned cows. I’m headed to the cow barn at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin at Rincon de la...
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Talamanca Glass Frog at Veragua Rainforest in Costa Rica

Amazing Costa Rica biodiversity discovered at Veragua Rainforest

It’s one thing to boast about having some of the greatest biodiversity in Costa Rica – a country renowned for its legendary fantastic amount of plants and animals. It’s quite another to have plenty of scientific research to back up the claim. Not only is the rainforest in the Costa...
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