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 …

Getting sick in Costa Rica

5 Ways to Avoid Getting Sick Travelling 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 …

Traveling with a Baby

How to Travel in Costa Rica with a Baby

It can be pretty intimidating to bring your baby to Costa Rica. As a father of a young daughter and with friends who have children, I’m always concerned with safety and feasibility when traveling. Here are some tips that I’ve learned while exploring and living in Costa Rica over the years on how to travel more easily in Costa Rica …

Why a Costa Rica Surf Camp Should Be Your Next Destination

Costa Rica is a beautiful destination that is more than recognizable for being full of surf camps and yoga retreats that manage to draw people in from a plethora of different countries around the world. With waves to match every skill level, it is easy to see why this special country has managed to attract the attention of surfers for …

Best Portable Speakers for Costa Rica | Tico Travel

6 Best Bluetooth Portable Speakers for Central America [Buyers Guide]

When looking for the best portable speaker for your vacation to Costa Rica ( or any trip for that matter), make sure you follow these simple yet odd tips or else you might be in for a big shock. Portable speakers can vary greatly in terms of design and, for that reason, you should pick one based on your intended …