Costa Rica Weather

Costa Rica Weather – A Helpful Guide

Costa Rica’s diverse weather and climate is connected to its ecological diversity. On a recent trip from Drakes Bay iin the south of Costa Rica to San Jose, the weather we encountered was sunny blue skies in the morning accompanied by the tropical heat and on the boat ride to Sierpe we road through a large, but short lived downpour …

Travel Guide To Carara National Park – Costa Rica

Rainforest exploration doesn’t come any easier than at Carara National Park, 20 kilometers south of Orotina and beginning immediately south of the Tárcoles bridge. Carara is unique in that it lies at the apex of the Amazonian and Mesoamerican ecosystems—a climatological zone of transition from the dry of the Pacific north to the very humid southern coast—and is a meeting …

How To Plan A BirdWatching Trip to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known as a Central American country with rugged trails, incredible coast lines and lush rainforests. There are beaches, volcanoes and jungles filled with over 900 different bird species which makes up 10% of the world’s population. There are over 50 hummingbird species alone, 6 different types of toucans and 17 types of parrots! Whether you are an …

National Parks of Costa Rica

Travel Guide Braulio Carrillo National Park – Costa Rica

Rugged mountains, dormant volcanoes, deep canyons, swollen rivers, and seemingly interminable clouds, torrential rains, and persistent drizzle characterize Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, 20 km northeast of San José. Braulio Carrillo National Park was founded in 1978 in a deal with environmentalists concerned that the building of the Guápiles Highway to the Caribbean would bring deforestation to this important watershed region. …

Costa Rica Coffee Tours

How to Tour a Coffee Plantation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a beautiful place to visit and on top of that they have great places to visit to learn about coffee. In this post let me talk about my top 4 coffee plantations: Cafe Britt El Toledo Doka Estates Espiritu Santo Now, I may be a little biased with this article because I used to own a coffee …