The Costa Rica Travel Blog is the current traveller, will-be traveller, has-been traveller, and should-be traveller's guide to everything Costa Rica. Information, stories, news, and advice written by the Pura Vida! eh? Inc. team; Costa Rican insiders, outsiders, and everywhere-in-between-siders.

Literary Travel Narratives

How The Blind See Costa Rica (A Tribute To My Dad)

How The Blind See Costa Rica (A Tribute To My Dad)

No other place can accentuate unnoticeable beauty quite like Costa Rica. For years I have travelled the country’s lush landscape in search of the rarest and most awe-inspiring sights. Treks to mountainous highs and valley-sunken lows have taken their toll in the form of heel blisters, achy […]

The Pacuare River Family

The Pacuare River Family

UPDATED: 2017 Ricky’s greatest passion in life is the Pacuare River—one of Costa Rica’s most exciting rivers to raft or kayak. Once declared by National Geographic as the second most beautiful river in the world for river scenery, the Pacuare River offers its rafters more […]

“Culture May Identify Difference, But It Does Not Make Us Different”: Visiting Costa Rica’s Cabecar Indigenous Tribe In Quetzal

“Culture May Identify Difference, But It Does Not Make Us Different”: Visiting Costa Rica’s Cabecar Indigenous Tribe In Quetzal

UPDATE: Since writing the blog post below (“Culture May Identify Difference But It Does Not Make Us Different”: Visiting Costa Rica’s Cabecar Indigenous Tribe In Quetzal) we have created a donation project aimed at benefiting the children of some of Costa Rica’s indigenous communities. Please read […]