Balmoral Hotel

Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1000, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

Pura Vida Aventura!!!

A travel blog entry by francescamaria


If you've ever wanted to visit Costa Rica you can fasten your seat belt, we are on our way!
I dusted off my Spanish CD's and pact iced with some colleagues at work in preparation for La Pura Vida! Time will tell if they can understand me : )
Diane, Daryl, Andy and I left New York on the 7a flight to San Jose to celebrate our 35th …

Day 1

A travel blog entry by jtorres7


Nothing like a third world country for a reality check. Like good American tourists, we scoped the surroundings, checked out a couple of places in the city and exchanged goods with the natives. We gave them mirrors and we took their parks.

Milan to San Jose

A travel blog entry by shoestring

Well here I am sitting at Malpensa airport at 5:30am. I am wide awake after a thrilling formula one experience with my taxi driver Alberto. Just called Mum to say goodbye and got all checked in, it is a record for me my backpack only weighs 8.5kgs a definite first. I have a 5 hour stop in Amsterdam so I am hopefully going to get my guidebook on …

Day 4- ordering food 101 and more on CR culture

A travel blog entry by clilly


... the miracle. My friend said she can't imagine what the lady that gave her the pizza must of been thinking about her, but she's glad to have leftovers for the rest of the week ;) 4. Plans for tomorrow: class during the day, cooking class in the afternoon, and Castros Discoteque en la noche! And per Mom's email, I will not 'accept any beverages from the cute Costa Ricans' ;) Muchas gracias mama! 5. And 'Hearts of palm' is the center of a palm tree. Way to go Em! Hasta ...

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by eljo_adventures


... pure life” that surrounds them.

Costa Rica has been named one of the happiest countries in the world, mostly because its inhabitants don’t stress about things the way most foreigners do. Costa Rican have a very relaxed, simple way of looking at life. No worries, no fuss, no stress—pura vida to them means being thankful for what ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Central Avenue between 7th & 9th Street, San Jose, is near Fincas Naturales, The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas), and Parque Juan Santamaria.
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