Puerto Rican cuisine is an absolute fiesta for your taste buds, and it’s all thanks to this vibrant melting pot of Spanish, African, and Taíno influences. From succulent roast pork to flavorful rice and beans, Puerto Rican food offers an array of mouthwatering options. So, whether you’re a seasoned foodie or just looking to tickle your taste buds with something new, these traditional Puerto Rican dishes are a sunny delight for everyone to enjoy!
To date I have traveled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua.
There’s a question that’s on the minds of many adventurous solo female travellers: “Is Costa Rica safe?” I’ve got you covered with a full guide to safety, packed with practical tips and personal recommendations to empower you on your unforgettable journey through this stunning Central American gem.
Discover the exhilarating world of zip lining in Costa Rica as we explore the top zip line tours amidst lush rainforests and stunning landscapes. From soaring through the treetops to encountering wildlife in their natural habitat, this article is your ultimate guide to unforgettable adventures in paradise.
Explore the wonders of Costa Rica’s hot springs in this comprehensive guide. From serene natural escapes to luxurious resort experiences, discover the best hot springs destinations, learn about their potential health benefits, and uncover essential tips for a safe and memorable visit to these soothing thermal waters.
Travel Showdown: Costa Rica vs. Puerto Rico – Discover the ultimate destination for your dream vacation. Compare wildlife encounters, beaches, and cultural experiences to find your perfect getaway. Explore the allure of these tropical paradises, compare their nature, culture, and adventures, and make an informed decision for an unforgettable vacation!
While popular tourist destinations like La Fortuna, Manuel Antonio, and the cloud forests of Monteverde draw thousands of visitors each year, there are many hidden gems scattered throughout Costa Rica that are equally worth exploring. They not only offers a chance for adventure and discovery but also helps to support local communities and preserve the country’s natural and cultural heritage.
The enchanting region of Arenal and La Fortuna, located in the heart of Costa Rica, is a destination that perfectly encapsulates the magic and wonder of this beautiful country. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime with our guide to the best things to do in Arenal, Costa Rica. Whether you’re seeking thrills or relaxation, this destination has something for everyone.
Packing for Monteverde, Costa Rica isn’t like packing for destinations in the tropical country. Its inland location and higher elevation creates the stunning cloud forest but it also makes for cooler evenings and wetter days. Pack prepared!
Picture lush green jungles clouded in mist, an abundance of cool wildlife, and the chance to satisfy both the nature lover and the adrenaline junkie in you in one geographic area – that’s Monteverde, Costa Rica. Here’s my guide to the best things to do in the region.
If you’re dreaming Costa Rica dreams, what more could you ask for than endless wildlife, jungles, and beautiful architecture that feels at one with nature. From a stunning historic villa to treehouses here are some of the coolest AirBnBs in Monteverde, Costa Rica.
If you’re dreaming Costa Rica dreams, what more could you ask for than infinity pools, hammocks, ocean views, and beautiful architecture that feels at one with nature. From a stunning personal resort to cozy villas here are some of the coolest AirBnBs in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.
You just hit Complete Purchase on plane tickets to Costa Rica. Congrats! You’re going to love it! I’ve been to the beautiful little Central American country twice and had amazing experiences both times. But knowing what to pack for Costa Rica can be tricky. Using my 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 packing list method, I’ve put together a guide to help you cover all your activities with style.
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica is mainly known for one thing: surfing. But what if you’re not into surfing? Should you still visit? Sure! There’s still plenty of cool things to do in Santa Teresa that aren’t surfing.
Costa Rica is a great place to relax. It encourages you to slow down and appreciate your surroundings. To enjoy the little things. To go with the flow. But Santa Teresa takes it to a whole other level. For me, it was the town that was all flow, no go.
I have to admit, I wasn’t all that enthused about spending time in San Jose, Costa Rica. I hadn’t heard great things about the capital. I only saw my afternoon there as time that I wasn’t on the beach. But in the end I discovered some cool things and now I actually would like to go back for another visit.
A spider monkey I am not. They run up and down tree limbs with ease, swooping from one branch to another. Meanwhile, I huff and puff and awkwardly hoist myself from one climbing hold to another. I have the upper body strength of a T-Rex but yet seem to prefer to try to pull myself up the tree rather than push myself with my legs. Knowing this, I still signed up to take a go at the Arboreal Climbing Park at Sky Adventures in Monteverde, Costa Rica.
Costa Rica is a stunning country with a lot to offer visitors from a wide range of wildlife to beautiful scenery, pristine beaches to countless adventure opportunities. Despite being located in Central America, don’t expect prices like nearby countries like Nicaragua. Prices often reflect their mature tourism industry and infrastructure. That being said, you can still find some great deals in the tropical paradise.
I wasn’t planning on travelling this winter/spring. I really wasn’t. I told all my friends as much. I made plans for how I’d squirrel away money instead to pad up my savings account. I tried to find ways to convince myself that seeing a slowly growing account would be just as thrilling as tropical adventures. But then came the seat sales.
This time of year it feels like everyone I know is planning an all-inclusive resort trip to the Caribbean. I’ve looked into them myself but my own personal travel taste is leaning more towards the independent aventure style as time goes on. Mind you, I still love sun, sand, and surf so I wanted to provide you with some alternative warm weather destinations that you can easily visit for a week.
When you think of Southeast Asia, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? White sand beaches? Elephants and tigers? Temples? You’re not alone. Most people think only of mainland SEA when thinking about the region but it actually a much larger area, including the Philippines. I spent two weeks in Bohol and Palawan last year and I was expecting those white sand beaches but what I wasn’t expecting were the similarities I kept finding between the Philippines and Nicaragua