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Your Costa Rica Rafting Tour Questions Answered!

We have rafted in Costa Rica 2000+ times; read our answers to popular Costa Rica rafting tour questions, plus tips and need-to-know info!

We Have 10 Days To See Monteverde, Arenal, And Manuel Antonio; Is It Better To Fly Into Liberia And Fly Out Of San Jose?

We Have 10 Days To See Monteverde, Arenal, And Manuel Antonio; Is It Better To Fly Into Liberia And Fly Out Of San Jose?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… We have 10 days to see Monteverde, Arenal, and Manuel Antonio; is it better to fly into Liberia and out of San Jose? We answered… That depends! If it is […]

Can We Visit La Fortuna, Monteverde, And Manuel Antonio In 7 Days… With A 1-Year Old?

Can We Visit La Fortuna, Monteverde, And Manuel Antonio In 7 Days… With A 1-Year Old?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… We want to go on a trip to Costa Rica in Nov/Dec with our 1 year old son. We want to go to La Fortuna, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio to […]

Which Spanish Language/Phrase Book/Dictionary Is The Best?

Which Spanish Language/Phrase Book/Dictionary Is The Best?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… Which Spanish language/phrase book/dictionary is the best? We answered… This question is a tricky one to answer with one overarching response. Depending on the interest of the reader, we could […]

Is It Possible To Rent A Car In Costa Rica Without A Printable Credit Card?

Is It Possible To Rent A Car In Costa Rica Without A Printable Credit Card?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. YOU ASKED… I inquired with Mapache Car Rental and am pleased with the quote. However, in their response (and I have seen this mentioned elsewhere) they require a credit card that is […]

I Am Trying To Choose Between The Naranjo River And The Savegre River. I Have Rafted the Pacuare River Before. Which River Would Be The Most Similar?

I Am Trying To Choose Between The Naranjo River And The Savegre River. I Have Rafted the Pacuare River Before. Which River Would Be The Most Similar?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 25th, 2017. You asked… LOVE YOUR BLOG! We are all trying to settle on which white water rafting trip to take. Some don’t mind class 3 and 4, and none of us really want a […]

What Is/Are…

What Is/Are…

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… What is/are [whatever you can think of!]… We answered… Have you come across a word, term, phrase, or offering that confuses you? Let us help. Use our Costa Rica Trip Planning […]

I Am Flying Into Liberia (LIR). Is There A Bank At The Airport Or Where Is The Best Place To Exchange USD?

I Am Flying Into Liberia (LIR). Is There A Bank At The Airport Or Where Is The Best Place To Exchange USD?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… I am flying into Liberia (LIR). Is there a bank at the airport or where is the best place to exchange USD? We answered… If you have decided to exchange […]

With Damage From The Tropical Storm, Should We Change Our Plans? Should We Still Come To Costa Rica?

With Damage From The Tropical Storm, Should We Change Our Plans? Should We Still Come To Costa Rica?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… My friend and I will be travelling to Costa Rica on November 4th, 2017. We have been hearing there has been a lot of damage from the tropical storm. We […]

We Are Deciding Between Hotel Tangara In Town Or The Arenal Observatory Lodge. Could You Please Provide Some Pros And Cons To Help Us Decide?

We Are Deciding Between Hotel Tangara In Town Or The Arenal Observatory Lodge. Could You Please Provide Some Pros And Cons To Help Us Decide?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… We are deciding between Hotel Tangara in town or the Arenal Observatory Lodge. There doesn’t appear a lot in town so we are thinking the rain forest would be cool. […]

I Am Afraid Of Heights. Are There Particular Areas Of Costa Rica Accessible From Either Of The Two Main Airports In Which Driving Would Not Be A Problem?

I Am Afraid Of Heights. Are There Particular Areas Of Costa Rica Accessible From Either Of The Two Main Airports In Which Driving Would Not Be A Problem?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… I am afraid of heights; I would be frightened of windy/high roads, or even roads that are not exceptionally high but do not have guard rails and are bumpy. I […]

Are Guided Tours Essential? Do You Feel You Truly Get A Better Experience?

Are Guided Tours Essential? Do You Feel You Truly Get A Better Experience?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… Thank you for the site, I have also joined the DIY portion. We are independent travelers who rarely take a tour. Your site seems to be geared more to those […]

I Am A Horticulturist, Interested In Tropical Plants, Flowers, Palm Trees, Rain Forests, Jungle Hikes, Etc. I Would Think Costa Rica Would Be An Ideal Place For That. Do You Have Any Information Devoted To This Subject?

I Am A Horticulturist, Interested In Tropical Plants, Flowers, Palm Trees, Rain Forests, Jungle Hikes, Etc. I Would Think Costa Rica Would Be An Ideal Place For That. Do You Have Any Information Devoted To This Subject?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… I am a horticulturist, interested in tropical plants, flowers, palm trees, rain forests, jungle hikes, etc. I would think Costa Rica would be an ideal place for that. Do you […]

We Want To Get Married At The La Fortuna Waterfall–Just The Two Of Us. What’s The Best Way To Go About That?

We Want To Get Married At The La Fortuna Waterfall–Just The Two Of Us. What’s The Best Way To Go About That?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… Want to get married at la fortuna waterfall – just the two of us. Best way to go about that? wedding planner seems a bit silly; as just us and […]

We Are A Family Of 5 Travelling To Costa Rica. It Is Amazing How Hotels Will Only Allow A Maximum Of 4 People Per Room. Any Advice?

We Are A Family Of 5 Travelling To Costa Rica. It Is Amazing How Hotels Will Only Allow A Maximum Of 4 People Per Room. Any Advice?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… We are a family of 5 travelling to Costa Rica. It is amazing how hotels will only allow a maximum of 4 people per room. Any advice? We answered… Yes! […]

I Will Be Visiting La Fortuna and Playa Carrillo. Which White Water Tour Is The Best In The Areas We Will Be In And The Most Challenging?

I Will Be Visiting La Fortuna and Playa Carrillo. Which White Water Tour Is The Best In The Areas We Will Be In And The Most Challenging?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… We were just in Costa Rica in December and were in the Jaco area. We are now coming back the last week of April and are going to Arenal Lodge […]