To venture and tour an unusual city, you only have to challenge the fear and the uncertainty
Traveling to a new city has its touch of adrenaline. Getting to a place where everything is strange, from food to customs, will make you live new experiences. However, in order to do this you should not go without preparing yourself and knowing the basics about your destiny. Follow these tips to enjoy and not suffer in the attempt:
A place that is out of the ordinary, and the extraordinary is actually common
For those adventuresome travelers looking for a place that is out of the ordinary, where the extraordinary is actually common, then you don’t want to miss a trip to the Osa Peninsula. This gem is located on the Pacific southern tip of Costa Rica. In fact, for many locals who love this part of the country, it is considered the end of the road and the beginning of an adventure of a lifetime.
Can a simple move really make you into a healthier person?
In our last few months of traveling about Costa Rica, we noticed that a large number of expats fit into one big category — retirees. In conversations with couples from all over the States, we’re hearing the same praises:
For the first time visitor and seasoned explorer alike, the tropical rain forest can be a source of endless fascination. The mysterious call of an unseen bird, a brief glimpse of movement high in the canopy, or the kaleidoscopic colors of a caterpillar on a trailside leaf are all common and enchanting experiences. To best enjoy these moments, the visitor to the tropical forest should carefully consider what footwear to bring. The most important criteria for evaluating rain forest footwear are comfort, traction, waterproofness, and safety.
Costa Rica is one of the world's most unique tourist destinations. The natural beauty, stunning beaches, pleasant climate and the peaceful easy going nature of Costa Ricans make the country an attractive, must see part of the world.
Rest assured american travellers… the dollar (American) is widely accepted throughout Costa Rica!
Unfortunately, the Canadian dollar, euros (in rare cases), and other foreign currencies are not accepted. Although the local currency is the colon, most items in Costa Rica (at least in the most popular tourist destinations) are priced in USD. The majority of travelers pay for hotels, tours/activities, and/or transportation services in USD (if not by credit card).