Rafting: Top 5 Costa Rican Rivers

Whitewater rafting the rivers of Costa Rica is an incredibly popular attraction for tourists and locals alike, but tourists can often miss some of the best stretches.  One of my main goals while in Costa Rica has been to explore these rivers as much as possible and help others find the stretch that’s right for […]

Weather in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country but its weather is huge in character: intense sun, torrential rains, and a weeks worth of weather packed into one day.  Positioned between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and full of drastic elevation changes, the Costa Rican climate is anything but uniform, consistent or reliable.   When you […]

Flying into San Jose, Costa Rica

You have cleared airport security and boarded the plan.  You look at your ticket and it tells you that you are flying into the San Jose Internaional Airport (Juan Santamaria).  You assume that you will land in San Jose, Costa Rica.  Completely justified in your assumption, you a wrong. You will actually land in Alajuela, […]