3 Days at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of my favorite countries on Earth. I have spent more time than I can recall in Costa Rica and have seen every corner of the country from my first trip way back almost 20 years ago. Costa Rica has changed a lot in the last 2 decades and the influence of […]

Cruising for Wildlife in Costa Rica

A lot of people associate Costa Rica with wildlife. They would be correct. Costa Rica has some of the best and most accessible wildlife of any country in the Americas. You can go on a variety of wildlife viewing tours or even a canopy tour but for my money, the best way to see wildlife […]

Costa Rica’s Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Guanacaste has changed a lot since I was last in Northern Costa Rica in 2003. The main city of Liberia has grown exponentially in that time. A brand spanking new airport has just opened up. Bringing with it more flights and more tourists from the United States and beyond. Tourism is big business in Costa […]

Costa Rica

Central America is a different kind of place. It is a little bit off the normal tourist route and not terribly accommodating for backpackers as far as hostels go, although there are numerous cheap hotels. Each country in Central America is unique. Costa Rica is the current hot one in this region. It is fantastic. […]

Pura Vida en Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the new hotspot for Americans to go and experience nature at it’s best. Normally that would be a red flag for me to stay away but I can’t…Costa Rica is awesome. There is so much to do in a country that isn’t that big. Get to San Jose and rent a car […]