Costa Rica Surfing: The Central Pacific Coast

For surfers, hitting the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica is an opportunity to ride the most consistent waves in the country, all year round. Every kind of beach and reef break imaginable begins a short two-and-a-half-hour drive from San José, in Jacó, the unofficial welcoming committee for the miles of bliss to follow. Jacó is a busy place featuring …

How to Use Money in Costa Rica

10 Tips On How to Handle Money While Traveling in Costa Rica

When traveling to Costa Rica, travelers ask should carry cash, or use credit cards and ATMs? All these options are available in Costa Rica for accessing cash, and paying with credit cards or money while traveling, but which one is best? It’s as safe to carry cash, either colones or dollars in Costa Rica as it is to carry cash …

Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica

How To Safely Buy Real Estate in Costa Rica

Is it safe to buy Real Estate in Costa Rica?” This is one of the most frequent questions I get asked by the guests on my monthly retirement/relocation tours. During my nearly 30 years of living in Costa Rica I have had the opportunity to observe a lot of people make money and other lose it. I have also bought …

Costa Rica Fishing Charters

When is the Best Time To Catch Roosterfish in Costa Rica?

There isn’t any time of year that is better than any other to catch roosterfish in Costa Rica and they can be caught year round. The best places to fish for roosterfish are in Volcanic rock outcrops and they also roam behind the surf lines and near the mouths of rivers that flow into the Pacific. Roosterfish are one of …

Costa Rica Photography

Macro Photography Equipment and Tips For Costa Rica

During our quest to capture the best photos of Costa Rica, we know that we cannot leave off one of Costa Rica’s more colorful inhabitants, frogs! Did you know that more than 150 species of frogs and toads live in Costa Rica? And they are discovering more species all the time! This, of course, means that you have lots and …

How to Photograph Hummingbirds in Costa Rica

Hummingbirds are incredible birds in general but to see and photograph hummingbirds in Costa Rica should be on any photographers buck list! If you have ever had the pleasure of seeing them in person you will know how impressive they are just by observing them for a few moments. Did you know that they can flap their wings between 15 …