¨Necissitas una taxi!¨As soon as I got off the plane, I was bombarded from all sides. ¨No, no gracias,¨I muttered. According to the workaway email, there is a bus somewhere. Tired, and overwhelmed, I walk to the closest bus terminal and hop on. The bus driver speaks rapidly in Spanish. I realize I have noContinue reading “The First Day in San Jose: The Day Everything Went Wrong”
Category Archives: Costa Rica
48 Hours in Monteverde
So before leaving for the United States to work, I wanted to see the Cloud Forest. What is the cloud forest, exactly? It’s a beautiful forest located high above sea level in the mountains. Monteverde (literally meaning ‘Green Mountain,’ in Spanish) is different from the many lowlands of Costa Rica in that it’s elevation isContinue reading “48 Hours in Monteverde”
Montezuma Falls: A Vlog
Costa Rica ProTravel Tips: Surviving the Seven Hour Bus Rides
Backpacking on a budget? The cheapest way to get around Costa Rica is via Public Bus- here are some tips for making the most of your journey!
Best Beaches in Costa Rica
A Guide to The Best Beach Towns in All of Costa Rica/
Venturing Through Cahuita Park: A VLOG
Exploring Cahuita National Park: A Video
Totally Tamarindo: Ten Things to Do in Costa Rica’s Most Popular Tourist Destination
I went to Tamarindo and budgeted about $80.00 for the week. I was there for about four days before I returned to San Jose. Here are some of my recommendations.
Seven Things I Wish I Knew about Santa Teresa Before Arriving
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. The words may conjure up images of beautiful, pristine beaches. Maybe you think of delectable local fare where you’ll experience bursts of flavors native to the tropical climate…. perhaps your visiting soon! Here are seven things I wish I knew about Santa Teresa before I arrived.
That Time We Went Four-Wheeling in A Yaris
Read about the journey back to Santa Teresa after a pleasant day at Montezuma Falls (pictured here)
Why San Jose Should Be Your Home Base in Costa Rica
When I first told other travelers about my plan to stay in San Jose for a month, the first response was, ¨Why?¨….Here are some of the many reasons to stay in San Jose.