Facts about the Fer De Lance Snake

23 Fer De Lance Facts: Costa Rica’s Most Dangerous Snake

The first time I saw a Fer de Lance I had never heard of it nor did I have any idea how dangerous it was. Luckily the friend I was with did! We were going around Costa Rica photographing birds, monkeys and the like and we were in Carara National Park when we or should I say .. he saw …

Costa Rica Quetzal

17 Incredible Quetzal Facts: The World’s Most Beautiful Bird

Seeing a Quetzal for the first time can literally take your breath away. It is perhaps one of the most beautiful birds in the world and the settings in Costa Rica that you find them, such as a cloud forest, just adds to the beauty of this magnificent looking bird. If you have never seen one, do yourself a favor …

Getting sick in Costa Rica

How to Not Get Sick in Central America

Central America and Costa Rica in particular, is an incredible place to travel! You can experience new cultures, explore rain forests or snorkel in the Caribbean and do it all on a budget! But whether you’re visiting cloud forests in Costa Rica, beaches in Belize, volcanoes in Nicaragua or backpacking across all three the one thing you want to avoid …

Frequently Asked Questions About Costa Rica

Over the 25 plus years that I have helped people traveling to Costa Rica, I am often asked variations of the same questions consistently. Therefore I have decided pick out answers to the most frequently asked questions about going on a vacation to Costa Rica. Here I put together a  list of those questions that were most commonly or frequently …

Costa Rica Fishing Questions | Tico Travel

Answers All Questions about Fishing Costa Rica – A must read

Local Knowledge on Costa Rica Fishing is something you cannot order over the web. I have been able to contact the best person I know of with local knowledge on fishing in Costa Rica. He is constantly fishing and traveling to all corners of the country 365 days a year and was kind enough to give me answers to the …