Best tips for having a safe vacation in Costa Rica

Best tips for having a safe vacation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a very safe country: the people are nice, friendly and so honest. Any offense that happens is opportunistic, rather than connecting out-and-out attack. Two things the travelers have to be concerned about are mugging and pocket thieving. Maybe the most risky part of the country is the beach because of the tourist. Let me serve with a few advices for your safe trip: be very careful of waves and generally with ocean. Remain always around other bathers; even if you can swim, don... [ read more ]

The best museums in San Jose

The best museums in San Jose

San Jose isone of the most vibrant cities in Costa Rica, which is no easy feat considering that it has to compete with towns and cities like Tamarindo or La Fortuna. The Costa Rican capital is the country's center of culture and history, where you can learn more about Costa Rica than anywhere else. Although the natural wonders of the country are well deserving of attention, if you want to become familiar with Costa Rica's culture, learn about its ancient or modern history, or see some of its... [ read more ]

5 fun things to do in San Jose

5 fun things to do in San Jose

San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, is one of the most vibrant tourist centers in the country, as far as cities go. In a lush country like Costa Rica, where the national parks, beaches and volcanoes do their best to charm you out of your room and give you a taste for exploring the wild, a city has to be really great in order to get some attention, and yet San Jose manages to do that flawlessly. The exciting nightlife, many gourmet restaurants and all the entertainment venues around the capi... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in San Jose

The best tourist attractions in San Jose

When it comes to Costa Rica is almost seems like the majority of travelers come merely for the considerable natural beauty of the country, end end up merely passing through the country's major cities that are further away from the beaches, national parks and cloud forests. And for this reason many people only spare a cursory glance to San Jose, although the Costa Rican capital is just as worthy of attention that any other sight in the country. San Jose is a surrounded by lush mountains, but ... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Best Hotels in San Jose

Best Hotels in San Jose

Nowadays San Jose it turned to be the most cosmopolitan city in Central America. Being the capital city, it is where most people arrive in Costa Rica. So before exploring, you might want to sample some of the color San Jose has to offer. It  is a true paradise for tourists because it hosts amazing museums, restaurants, and comfortable hotels. In the following, we compiled some of the best hotels in San Jose, to help you choose for your vacation trip. Note, that they are not the only ones, jus... [ read more ]