Do I Need a Return Ticket to be Allowed to Enter Costa Rica?

This is a very common question and reading what the requirements on what you need can be time consuming, exhausting and at times, confusing. To add to it, depending on who you talk to, you will probably get a different answer from each one. Therefore I went ahead a talked to a variety of people from backpackers and families to …

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 …

A Complete Review of Tabacon Hot Springs Resort at Arenal

Are you ready for a luxury adventure in the enchanting tropical forest of Arenal? Tabacon Hot Spring is a luxury destination with private hot springs and waterfalls. Pictures do not do justice for the experience at Tabacon, while there are many hot spring in the Arenal region of Costa Rica, Tabacon creates a luxury experience worth the mountain drive. Tabacon …

Souvenirs from Costa Rica

11 Best Costa Rica Souvenirs To Buy

I’ve compiled a list of the 11 best Costa Rica souvenirs that will remind you of this magical country so you don’t have to take time away from your vacation to spend hours shopping. Here is a brief summary of what they are: Salza Lizano, Coffee, Chorreador, Pura Vida T-Shirt, Guaro, Chocolate, Hand Carved Wood Mask, VIDA blue Clay, A …

Living in Costa Rica

The Challenges of Living Abroad in Central America

There is a great appeal to living abroad in Central America. Some do it for the thrill of adventure or to experience a new culture or career opportunities, just to name a few. Whatever the reason may be, it is a break from what you know and the chance to push yourself outside your comfort zone. With the advancements in …