The best birdwatching spots in Costa Rica

The best birdwatching spots in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a tiny country with a wealth of flora and fauna, and it is actually one of the most diverse countries in Central America when it comes to nature and natural landscapes. If you like trekking in the wild and coming up close and personal with wildlife in your travels, then Costa Rica will not let you down. Birdwatchers especially will have their work cut out for them in this lovely country.There are many types of forests, different climates and ecosystems, which means that there i... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Tamarindo

Top 5 things to do in Tamarindo

Tamarindo is the most perfect little tropical paradise in Costa Rica, which is no easy feat in a country known for its lush beauty and warm climate. This smallish town is not the kind of place where you can wader in and out of museums for days, nor a nightlife capital, but that doesn't mean that there aren't plenty of things to do here. The town is near some of the most spectacular beaches in Costa Rica, it is surrounded by rainforests and it has a great variety of amazing restaurants and cr... [ read more ]

The best restaurants in San Jose

The best restaurants in San Jose

San Jose is home to about half of Costa Rica's population, and with so many mouths to feed, there is obviously no shortage of eateries in town. From high-end dining to neighborhood joints where the staff knows all the customers, open air markets with stalls selling hot food, restaurants with ethnic foods on the menu, San Jose has it all. A foodie will not be disappointed in San Jose, that much is for sure, and those who are mindful of their budget will also be able to save a pretty penny eve... [ read more ]

The most amazing natural sights in Costa Rica

The most amazing natural sights in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a pacifist eco-traveler's dream come true: it focuses on sustainable development, it is the third country in the world according to the environmental performance index, it doesn't have an army since 1955, and it is part of the world's 22 oldest democracies. It's not surprising that a country like this would do its best to preserve its natural heritage and to encourage conscious and responsible tourism. The stunning landscape of Costa Rica is comprised of spectacular beaches, fo... [ read more ]

A guide to clubbing in San Jose

A guide to clubbing in San Jose

Whenever half the population of a country lives in the same city, you can be almost 100% sure that that particular city has more than a few places where you can have fun. Many people need many venues to accommodate them, so obviously San Jose has no shortage when it comes to clubs, pubs and bars open for the night. The Costa Rican capital has a lively student population which single-handedly keeps entire clubs alive, and in general the inhabitants of San Jose are a friendly bunch who like da... [ read more ]

Top 3 National Parks that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Costa Rica

Top 3 National Parks that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Costa Rica

Nowadays Costa Rica is ranked among the most visited tourist friendly countries in the world. Being so popular, we have to admit that the country has something for everyone: rain-forests, beaches, mountains, volcanoes and of course wonderful national parks. Reveal this natural wonderland by having a look at the top 3 national parks that are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Costa Rica, to experience this amazing treasure trove in Central America. The Area de Conservación Guanacaste... [ read more ]

Best Festivals in Costa Rica

Best Festivals in Costa Rica

Are you thinking about visiting Costa Rica? If so, why do not plan your visit around the festival time? Costa Rica has plenty of festivals during the year so it’s almost impossible to visit the country and do not find a festival at that time. In the following, we compiled a list with the best festivals in the country. One thing is sure, visiting the country in festival time it means, knowing the culture and the real Costa Rica as these fiestas generally features the countries' cuisine, music... [ read more ]