Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

Sort by Newest Best first

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog


A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson


School was over for the girls and most of our friends had left Monteverde, so it was time for us to explore another part of Costa Rica. Tortuguero had a number of draws for us. It is one of the most remote areas in the country as it is only accessible by ...

Thoughts while in Liberia, an update, Liberia, Costa Rica travel blog

Thoughts while in Liberia, an update

A travel blog entry by melsarts87


... here in CR. Bodley was also pushing the buying first local issue in 519. It seems the only major corporations that buying local in costa rica supports is the Fantas, the Coca Colas that are in demand which are sold in the small local shops or on the side ...

Freezing Aussies found in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Freezing Aussies found in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by davelauren


Monteverde and Santa Elena are two towns located in the middle of two cloud forest reserves. If you're into plants and birds (oh and maybe butterflies like our Pommie friends) this place is pretty much heaven. Platform Rainforest walks, Canopy tours, and ...

Habran Pasando Malos Ratos Tratando de Aprender, Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

Habran Pasando Malos Ratos Tratando de Aprender

A travel blog entry by espriseme

Alli and I spent the day with Bishnu's class again. The teacher was thrilled to have three native speakers for conversation groups, and I felt we made progress. I also enjoyed myself tremendously.   One of the students asked me to come back after ...

In the Jungle, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Jungle

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey


... as 150,000 visitors annually and well-known for its beautiful beaches and hiking trails.  Although the park is Costa Rica's smallest national park, the diversity of wildlife is unequaled with 109 species of mammals and 184 species ...

Butterfly Farm, Coffee Plantation, & Dinner, Escazu, Costa Rica travel blog

Butterfly Farm, Coffee Plantation, & Dinner

A travel blog entry by skylerstravels


... the customary cup of coffee and then entered a garden that was enclosed with netting so that the butterflies would be contained. Since Costa Rica has 1,500 species of butterflies there were many different types to see as they flew around and landed on our ...

Quarter-sized rain droplets, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Quarter-sized rain droplets

A travel blog entry by katie.egeland

... would be such a blessing because it is almost impossible to get a volunteer job at the hospital in Puntarenas, unlike San Jose Costa Rica, they are not as open minded to American estudiantes helping out. This B&B is popular with the USAC estudiantes ...

When everything goes wrong, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

When everything goes wrong

A travel blog entry by reece_k

The plans of traveling from San juan to Costa Rica with my sister went out the window due to a nice dose of the swine flu, after a couple of nights with a 40 degree fever and about a week of lying in a hammock doing nothing I was good to go again and ...

Vertrek naar Costa Rica., Grecia, Costa Rica travel blog

Vertrek naar Costa Rica.

A travel blog entry by geoff_vh


Vandaag ben ik dan eindelijk naar Costa Rica vertrokken. Heel vroeg in de ochtend hebben we met ze alle verzameld op Schiphol. Na het moeilijke afscheid nemen van al die lieve mensen moesten Rosa en ik toch echt gaan. De eerste vlucht was naar Detroit, ...

Day 9: La Fortuna waterfall and Arenal volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 9: La Fortuna waterfall and Arenal volcano

A travel blog entry by segacs


... clear day, and we had the best view yet of Arenal from town. We could see almost the entire peak of the volcano. Arenal is Costa Rica's most active volcano. A few decades ago, nobody knew it was even a volcano; it was thought to be dormant. But in ...

Sort by Newest Best first