Discovering Volcanoes, Jungle and Exotic Beaches

Activity Map for Arenal and Manuel Antonio

If you're planning your first trip to Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio are likely on your radar, if not at the top of your list.  And why not?  These are the most famous attractions in Costa Rica after all!  The idea behind the Discovering Volcanoes, Jungle and Exotic Beaches itinerary (hey, we have to call it something ;-) ) is to … [Read more...]

The 10 Best Tours in Costa Rica

The best tours in Costa Rica!

Whitewater Rafting the Rio Pacuare - Revered as one of the best all around whitewater rafting rivers in the world, the Rio Pacuare is a shoo in for the best tours in Costa Rica list! The Pacuare can be rafted in several sections including heart pounding class IV and V rapids on the upper section and adrenaline pumping class III and IV rapids … [Read more...]

Ten Steps to Instant Beach Fashion

10 clever steps to create beach fashion from a t-shirt

Forgot your sundress and the beach volleyball players you've been ogling while pretending to watch the monkeys in the coconut palms just invited you for a drink at the fancy (they  use real glassware instead of plastic Imperial beer cups) beach bar?  Don't panic! Grab an XXL t-shirt from the vendor (in the shade under the monkey tree … [Read more...]

Top Ten Costa Rica Attractions & Points of Interest

Costa Rica Top 10 Points of Interest & Attractions

1. Arenal Volcano - When considering a top 10 list of the most popular attractions in Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano certainly tops the list.  Arenal is a conical volcano that had previously erupted daily from 1968 until 2010, when the lava suddenly stopped flowing.  These days, the sleeping giant looms over the village of La Fortuna, providing an … [Read more...]