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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 have a mix of 

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

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

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 pick one of many 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYOU 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 “printable”. All of our 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 class 5. Some would 

Costa Rica Glossary: English And Spanish Words And Phrases To Know When Planning Your Trip

Costa Rica Glossary: English And Spanish Words And Phrases To Know When Planning Your Trip

Last updated on April 17th, 2021 at 11:35 am ESTNeed to know the meaning of a particular English or Spanish word that isn’t already included in our glossary below? Leave a comment for us at the bottom of the glossary and we’ll include it! 🙂

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 USD (or your home 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 are wondering if 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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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. We have two kids 

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?

Last updated on April 10th, 2022 at 04:42 pm ESTYou 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 love wildlife, birding, and 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 who prefer tours. Are 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 have any information devoted 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:31 am ESTYou 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 a commitment ceremony – 

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?

Last updated on April 10th, 2022 at 04:41 pm ESTYou 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! We are familiar with 

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?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou 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 for 3 days and 

What Is There To Do (In La Fortuna/Arenal And Manuel Antonio) If It Rains?

What Is There To Do (In La Fortuna/Arenal And Manuel Antonio) If It Rains?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… What is there to do (in La Fortuna/Arenal and Manuel Antonio) if it rains? We answered… Given that Costa Rica is part rainforest, rain is inevitable (please see our answer to: What Happens To My 

A Member Of Our Party Recently Had ACL Surgery. Can They Participate In Sky Adventures’s Sky Tram Aerial Tram Ride, Sky Trek Canopy Ziplining Tour, And Sky Walk Hanging Bridges?

A Member Of Our Party Recently Had ACL Surgery. Can They Participate In Sky Adventures’s Sky Tram Aerial Tram Ride, Sky Trek Canopy Ziplining Tour, And Sky Walk Hanging Bridges?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… A member of our party recently had ACL surgery. Can they participate in Sky Adventures’s Sky Tram aerial tram ride, Sky Trek canopy ziplining tour, and Sky Walk hanging bridges? We answered… This will 

I Am Landing In San Jose Around 1PM And Will Then Be Heading To La Fortuna. Is It Possible To Find Transportation To La Fortuna That Afternoon Or Evening, Or Should I Stay The Night In San Jose And Leave For La Fortuna The Next Morning?

I Am Landing In San Jose Around 1PM And Will Then Be Heading To La Fortuna. Is It Possible To Find Transportation To La Fortuna That Afternoon Or Evening, Or Should I Stay The Night In San Jose And Leave For La Fortuna The Next Morning?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… I am landing in San Jose around 1 pm and will then be heading to La Fortuna. Is it possible to find transportation to La Fortuna that afternoon or evening, or should I stay 

I Am Lactose Intolerant/Allergic To Milk And/Or Cheese. How Do I Inform Restaurant Staff Of My Allergy In Spanish?

I Am Lactose Intolerant/Allergic To Milk And/Or Cheese. How Do I Inform Restaurant Staff Of My Allergy In Spanish?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… I am lactose intolerant. I am allergic to milk/cheese. How do I inform restaurant staff of my allergy in Spanish? We answered… Allergy-ridden travellers, we hear you! I have a strange sensitivity to an 

How To Raft The Pacuare River To/From Manuel Antonio Or Between Manuel Antonio And *Choose A Location*?

How To Raft The Pacuare River To/From Manuel Antonio Or Between Manuel Antonio And *Choose A Location*?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… How can I raft the Pacuare River to/from Manuel Antonio? How can I raft the Pacuare River between Manuel Antonio and another location, such as La Fortuna/Arenal or Puerto Viejo? How can I raft 

I Was Wondering If You Still Have Car Rental Discounts Available?

I Was Wondering If You Still Have Car Rental Discounts Available?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… I was wondering if you still have car rental discounts available? We answered… Yes! However, over the past year we have made significant changes to our various operations, so the method in which the discounts 

What Is The Lunch Or Dinner Included With the Springs Resort Hot Springs Pass?

What Is The Lunch Or Dinner Included With the Springs Resort Hot Springs Pass?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… What is the lunch or dinner included with the Springs Resort Hot Springs Pass? We answered… The Springs Resort hot springs pass (whether it be the 1-day pass including transportation or the 2-day pass 

How Much Does Food Cost In Costa Rica?

How Much Does Food Cost In Costa Rica?

Last updated on May 2nd, 2020 at 11:15 am ESTYou asked… How much does food cost in Costa Rica? How much does it cost to go to restaurants in Costa Rica? How much does it cost to eat in Costa Rica? How much should I budget