Believe it or not, Costa Rica actually offers a number of Wireless Hotspots across the country. Most of these Wireless hotspots are located in the central valley. Areas like San Jose, Alajuela, Heredia, and Escazu are the most popular spots for wireless hotspots.
Exchanging money in Costa Rica isn’t a hard thing to do, but many travelers are unsure of how they should exchange money when they first enter the country. You have a number of choices; you could use the money exchange service at your departing airport or in the Costa Rica […]
Everyones packing list for Costa Rica is a little different. While my pack tends to be much lighter than most, there are a few items I consider must haves on any trip. Below is my list of items I always make sure end up in my pack. Find out what […]
Types of Activities: Biking, Beaches, Snorkeling, Swimming Average Cost: $10 for bike rental Recommendations: Get a bike with gears if you can Website: If you are looking for a fun way to spend your day, but don’t have much money to spend, I recommend taking a bike ride down to […]
Maybe Im just a sheltered American, but until the first time I visited Costa Rica, I had never made an international call. Needless to say, I was baffled by the combination of country codes, area codes, and the pay phones in general in Costa Rica. To make the entire situation […]
If you have never been to Costa Rica, or any other second/third world country, you might be in for a surprise when you walk out of the airport. Don’t expect loads of people picking up their friends or loved ones. Instead, be prepared to be bombarded by cabbies, bus drives, […]
Planning a trip to Costa Rica but don’t know any Spanish? Have no fear, Im hear to share a few common Spanish phrases, resources, and learning aids. These tools and resources might not make you fluent in Spanish, but they might save you a few headaches down the road. I […]
Types of Activities: Beaches, Swimming, Cliff Jumping Average Cost: Free Recommendations: If you aren’t a strong swimmer you may want to rent a kayak. Website: There’s a great little “island” to jump off of in Puerto Viejo. It’s probably the most fun thing to do there, and also the least […]