Day 1: San Jose Day 2, 3 : La Fortuna Day 4, 5: Santa Elena Day 6: San Jose Day 7: Puerto Jimenez Day 8,9,10,11 : Carate, hiking to Corcovado National Park Day 12: San Jose Day 13: Flight back to US.
From La Fortuna, it was a jeep-boat-jeep ride to reach Santa Elena. Again, I arranged for pick up at the hostel. I love the freedom to not to have a strict itinerary. The ride to reach Santa Elena / MonteVerde is tedious but totally worth it. The scenery is stunning all along the way. This area is […]
Day 1: Flew into San Jose in the evening. And stayed at hostel that i had pre-booked near downtown. Since we got there on Sunday evening the entire city was pretty much dead. We managed to find a local restaurant near the hostel that served huge portions of food. Fed well, we just headed back […]
Do you ever stop yourself from living your dream of exploring the world, because you have a kid or two to worry about ?! Our guest author, Veena Bhandarkar, writes about her recent travel to Costa Rica and all the adventures they experienced with a toddler. Living your dreams with children is a rewarding, exhilarating experience, and will […]
When I socialized the idea of going to Honduras, the first reaction I got from people was, “isn’t it unsafe” ? Yes, Honduras, especially the capital Tegucigalpa, has been notoriously famous for mugging, murder and kidnapping. Not that I wanted to be a dare devil, but I think it’s a misconception that every traveler to Honduras gets […]
If you ever go to Costa Rica, the country of unlimited adventure activities, don’t miss rappelling down the waterfalls in the rain forest. Though rappelling is offered in few other parts of Costa Rica, the La Fortuna/Arenal one is the most famous due to the access to multiple waterfalls within half a day of walk. In the […]
Osa peninsula,Costa Rica is home to the largest rain forest in the Pacific Central America, Corcovado National Park. This park is so diverse and is celebrated as “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. To get to Osa peninsula from San Jose, I flew a small 10-seater plane. It was a $250 for the round-trip. The […]
I’m not in the resort section of Montego Bay. I am staying at a $25/night hostel on the main road that leads to downtown. Living like a local, unlike resorts, there are no concierge service, no pre-planned tours, no breakfast served and no Internet connection too. I prefer to travel like this as this forces […]