Our Time In Tamarindo, Costa Rica

After our time in Monteverde, we wanted to explore the Pacific Ocean side of the country. There were a number of different towns that popped up on our list of considerations, but a few factors led us to pick Tamarindo as the winner – the largest of which was it being within driving distance ofContinue reading “Our Time In Tamarindo, Costa Rica”

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Driving In Costa Rica

Wild and wonderful Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia meaning you could drive around the entire country pending you were staying long enough. While major highways are paved, many other side roads are not. Combine this with how much rain the rainforest gets and you’ll want to carefully consider what type ofContinue reading “Driving In Costa Rica”

What To Pack For Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica leads to a lot more decision-making than you probably would have initially thought. Yes, you are going to a tropical country, but, there are a few more variables to consider when you start packing. Costa Rica is an incredibly biodiverse place with different ecosystems and climate influences from several large factors.Continue reading “What To Pack For Costa Rica”

Our Time In Monteverde, Costa Rica – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 Where We Stayed When we originally planned to visit Costa Rica in 2021, we had found a beautiful farm owned by two locals who had a few cabins for rent on the property. Almost exactly one calendar year later, we were fortunate enough to reach back out to those people andContinue reading “Our Time In Monteverde, Costa Rica – Part 2”

Our Time In Monteverde, Costa Rica – Part 1

To soar through the misty skies, squawking with the birds above an endless sea of ever-changing greens. To slowdown and watch the beautifully efficient march of a colony of ants instinctively cutting, cleaning, and carrying leaves back to their home. To enjoy some really, really good coffee. This is why you would go to Monteverde.Continue reading “Our Time In Monteverde, Costa Rica – Part 1”

We’re Cancelling Our Costa Rica Trip – How To Call An Audible On Your Trip In 2021

COVID-19 is frustrating. We just had to cancel our trip to Costa Rica that was supposed to happen in less than 48 hours. The country was one of the only places in the world that was allowing U.S. citizens in without the need for vaccination, negative testing, or quarantine periods (the latter-most being the biggestContinue reading “We’re Cancelling Our Costa Rica Trip – How To Call An Audible On Your Trip In 2021”

QUICK READ: Costa Rica Locks Down Central Valley

Less than a week before we fly out to Costa Rica, the country has implemented a lockdown of non-essential businesses in the central valley (the area around the capital city of San Jose) due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. Luckily for us, none of our destinations have been affected and are not labeled asContinue reading “QUICK READ: Costa Rica Locks Down Central Valley”