Life Changing Experience in Costa Rica

Life Changing Experience in Costa Rica

One of the coolest things about traveling in Guanacaste and using Liberia as a home base is being so close to a lot of things. The volcano, Rincón de la Vieja, is only an hour away and and the beaches are even closer. I have been to Playa Hermosa so many times people are ...

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Hiking at Rincón de la Vieja National Park

Hiking at Rincón de la Vieja with Instituto Estelar’s Hiking Club (Estelar Viajes) was a blast! We trekked a little more than three kilometers over bridges and through valleys until we reached the stunning La Cangreja Waterfall and took a much-needed swim.

Although the...

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A Waterfall near Liberia: Llanos de Cortés

Liberia might seem far removed from the natural wonders Costa Rica is known for, but that is not true of the iconic Llano de Cortes waterfall located only 30 minutes from the city center. It being a lazy Sunday, I decided to take the bus up th...

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Beach Genres

I’ve seen some pretty remarkable beaches in my day, and the Costa Rican ones are definitely up there on my list. Each beach has some unique quality that gives it its own pizzaz. Some beaches have pure white sand, others have sand blacker than space, and others have a mix o...

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New Experiences in Costa Rica

Coming to Costa Rica has been an exciting experience for me since it is the first time that I have traveled abroad from the United States. This country has definitely given me high ups and low downs, but I am discovering more about myself day-by-day. Overall it has been a gr...

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Finding Happiness in Costa Rica

I first came to Costa Rica over two years ago to use my Environmental Science degree and work for Turtle Trax, a sea turtle conservation organization based in Playa San Miguel. I have been working here seasonally ever since.

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