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 ]

Top 5 things to do in La Fortuna

Top 5 things to do in La Fortuna

The Arenal Volcano is one of the most popular sights in Costa Rica, and many nature-lovers from all over the world visit this beautiful area. And if the Arenal Volcano is your destination, then you will most likely pass through the town of La Fortuna, a small community near one of the most threatening and active volanoes in Costa Rica. Although the lava of Arenal is not likely to reach La Fortuna, which is located 15 kilometers from the volcano, living in the shadow of this fire and ash spew... [ 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 ]

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 ]