Pura-Vida

All About Costa Rica’s Most Popular Expression Pura Vida!

This expression has been available in the vernacular of Costa Rica amid the most recent 50 years. Pura Vida has a more profound importance...

Caminos de Osa rural tourism

Caminos de Osa: a perfect combination of tourist development and respect for nature Awarded in the 21st edition of Best Active Tourist Product contest organized by the Spanish...
Interview Barbara Hartung Tour Guide Tortuguero

Confessions of a foreign tour guide in Costa Rica

What has Costa Rica to offer that is so special that convinces you to stay here? What is the work of tour guide about?...
Tours Tortuguero National Park

Observing Wildlife in Silence – Tortuguero National Park

"Lay back. You don’t have to work that hard. Just enjoy the beauty of the park“, Barbara said. So we stopped paddling. Our boat...
costa rica tree house

A Tropical Fairytale, in Costa Rica’s Most Ecological Treehouse

“You really don’t see it, now do you?” says our cheerful guide Jason to me with a smirky smile. We just took a break...

The astonishing Wildlife of Matapalo

If you are about to travel to the Osa Peninsula, the most intrepid corner of Costa Rica, all you might be thinking about is...
Congo Bongo's Hostel and Camping

Pure Nature: Congos Hostel and Camping

Sleeping with the sound of the sea in the background, sitting late at night outside under a rooftop of stars and start the day with...

Why You Need to Visit Puntarenas for Your Next Holiday

The holiday season is the perfect time to begin planning your next adventure getaway. But, it’s time to change it up a bit and...
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

The Osa Peninsula – No Power, No Problem

No electricity seems to be a big problem normally. That usually means no clean laundry, no hot showers, and worst of all, no Netflix....
beach paradise

Rain Forest, Beach and Wildlife make Costa Rica a Natural Paradise

PUERTO VIEJO DE SARAPIQUÍ, Costa Rica — Something crashed into the water off to one side of our narrow, flat-bottomed boat on the swirling...
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