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COSTA RICA VACATION PLANNING RESOURCES & TRAVEL TIPS

The Most Popular Questions We Receive About Costa Rica Travel (And Our Responses To Each)

Step-By-Step Costa Rica Trip Planning. You Can Do It… We Can Help!

Is Costa Rica Safe? Yes, If You Travel Consciously, Cleverly, And With Common Sense. Here’s How.

Five Minute Read: Is Costa Rica Safe? Yes, If You Travel Consciously, Cleverly, And With Common Sense. Here’s How.

Travel Brain: How To Maintain A Level Head Throughout Your Costa Rica Trip.

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Travel To Costa Rica?

Where To Go In Costa Rica: Determining The Best Places To Visit During Your Trip

Comparing Costa Rica’s San Jose (SJO) And Liberia (LIR) Airports

Are We There Yet? Driving Durations For Popular Costa Rica Routes

What To Pack For A Costa Rica Vacation

Internet, Technology, And Device Friendly Tips For Travel In Costa Rica.

Spending In Costa Rica: USD, Colones, Credit Cards, And More!

Reserving Costa Rica Trip Items In Advance: How Much Time Is Needed?

Costa Rica Day Tours: Should You Book Ahead Of Time Or Wait?

How To Save Money On Costa Rica Day Tour Reservations

Paying For Your Costa Rica Trip: What Is Normal, Common, And To Be Expected?

Free “Exclusive Promotion” Codes For Costa Rica Vacation Items

Understanding The Practice Of Currency Exchange and Minimizing Loss: USD to Costa Rican Colon

To Tip or Not To Tip (While On Vacation In Costa Rica) – That Is The Question!

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Costa Rica Travel

5 Red Flags To Look Out For When Buying A Costa Rica Vacation Package!

Did You Pay Too Much For Your Costa Rica Vacation Package? Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Deals’ Like These…

Planning A Vacation To Costa Rica? READ THIS FIRST!

Costa Rica (La Fortuna) Weather – Does It Rain In The Rainforest During The Rain Season?

Spots For The Soul: Great Places To Find Peace In Costa Rica

Choosing A Costa Rica Hotel: Are You A Knowledgeable Traveller Or An Informed One?

Which Costa Rica Beach Is Best For You? What To Know About The Northern Pacific Beaches

Which Costa Rica Beach Is Best For You? What To Know About The Central Pacific Beaches

Why You Should Visit La Fortuna (Arenal) During Your Trip To Costa Rica

Should You Visit La Fortuna (Arenal), Monteverde, Or Both Destinations During Your Costa Rica Vacation?

How To Make A Day Trip To Monteverde From La Fortuna (Arenal) Or Vice Versa?

Is Costa Rica’s Tortuguero Worth Visiting?

Costa Rica Destinations: Common Name And Location Misunderstandings

I’m Going To Monteverde, Not Santa Elena, So Why Do Both Towns Keep Popping Up During My Research?

What To Eat And Drink In Costa Rica: Our Costa Rica Food/Beverage List And Order Tips

Vegetarian And Vegan Dining in Costa Rica

Gluten Free Dining in Costa Rica

What To Buy In Costa Rica: Our Costa Rica Souvenir Shopping List & Buying Tips

COSTA RICA TOURS/ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS/SITES, HOTELS, & TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Tours/Activities & Attractions/Sites

How To Save Money On Costa Rica Day Tour Reservations

Costa Rica Day Tours: Should You Book Ahead Of Time Or Wait?

Guided Tours In Costa Rica: Are They Necessary, Valuable, And/Or Worthwhile?

Costa Rica Tour Transportation: How To Use Tours To Travel Between Destinations

Costa Rica National Park, Wildlife Refuge, And Biological Reserve Entrance Fees Set To Increase. Here’s How Much A Visit To Each Will Cost.

What To Do And See In San Jose, Costa Rica

The Best River For Rafting In Costa Rica

Rafting And Kayaking In Costa Rica – Pacuare River Tour

Go Big or Go Home: Raft Costa Rica

Canyoneering In Costa Rica: Adrenaline And Assurance Found At The Lost Canyon

The Best Volcano To Visit In Costa Rica: Arenal, Irazu, Poas, Rincon De La Vieja, or Turrialba?

Which Costa Rica Zipline Is The Best? Comparing 6 Popular Canopy Tours in Arenal and Monteverde

Ziplining And Canopy Tours In Costa Rica: The Difference Between The Two

Costa Rica Ziplining: An Exhilarating And Cultural Tour In La Fortuna (Arenal)

Which Costa Rica Hanging Bridges Are The Best? Comparing 4 Popular Hanging Bridge Sites in Arenal and Monteverde

A Step-By-Step Guide (Literally) To The Arenal Hanging Bridges

The Best Hot Springs In La Fortuna / Arenal, Costa Rica: Baldi, Ecotermales, Tabacon, Or The Springs Resort?

Five Minute Read: The Best Hot Springs In La Fortuna / Arenal, Costa Rica: Baldi, Ecotermales, Tabacon, Or The Springs Resort?

Costa Rica’s Springs Resort Series – Part 1: The Club Rio Outdoor Center

Costa Rica’s Springs Resort Series – Part 2: The Springs Resort Hot Springs

Monteverde’s Trifecta Of Costa Rican Tradition, Temptation, And Trade: The Don Juan Coffee, Chocolate, And Sugar Cane Tour

The Most Time And Cost Efficient Way To Visit Tortuguero And Raft The Pacuare River During Your Time In Costa Rica (Part 1)

Superb Sailing, Snorkeling, And Dolphin Watching In Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Sloths, Snakes, Sunshine, And So Much More At Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park

The Ideal Mangrove Boat Tour (Or Kayak Tour) Experience In Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

La Fortuna (Costa Rica) Waterfall”s” – Yes, There Are More Than Just One!

El Silencio Trail (La Fortuna) Hike And Volcano-Viewing Experience

A Walk In The Park: Arenal Volcano National Park

A Proposal to Remember: Costa Rica’s Cerro Chato Hike

Mountain Biking And Bikes For Rent In La Fortuna (Costa Rica)

Exhibits, Museums, And Caves… Oh My! Introducing Our “Costa Rica Creatures” Series

Costa Rica Creatures Series: INSECTS

Costa Rica Creatures Series: FROGS

Costa Rica Creatures Series: BUTTERFLIES

Costa Rica Creatures Series: SNAKES

Hotels/Vacation Rentals

Choosing A Costa Rica Hotel: Are You A Knowledgeable Traveller Or An Informed One?

Costa Rica All-Inclusive Resort Series – PART 1: Why Costa Rica Is NOT An All-Inclusive Resort Destination

Costa Rica All-Inclusive Resort Series – PART 2: How To Have An All-Inclusive Vacation In Costa Rica WITHOUT The All-Inclusive Resort

Our Best Recommendation For An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel For Your First Or Last Night In Costa Rica

An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel That Offers The Most Bang For Your Buck

Costa Rica Hotel Recommendation Series: Where To Stay in La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: Luxury And Relaxation At Its Finest In La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: The Absolute Best Value Hotel In La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: An Authentic, Rustic Hideaway In La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: A Romantic And Peaceful Sanctuary In La Fortuna / Arenal

Costa Rica Hotel Tip: Can You Name Your Arenal Or Monteverde Hotel?

Support humble businesses? Visit Monteverde Villa Lodge in Monteverde!

Samara Hotel Recommendation: A Beach Hotel That Offers The Best Of Both Worlds In Samara / Carrillo

Hidden Hotspot: Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

A Great Costa Rica Vacation Rental Option: Villas La Paz

Transportation Services

Costa Rica Vehicle Rentals: Should You Rent A Car For Your Costa Rica Trip?

Costa Rica Vehicle Rentals: How Not To Fall For A Car Rental Scam

Costa Rica Vehicle Rentals: Credit Card Insurance Coverage & Declining Part CDW

Costa Rica Vehicle Rentals: Good Car Rental Agencies Are Hard To Find. Here’s Where We Choose To Look

Costa Rica Transportation: 10 Ways To Get From Point A To Point B Throughout Your Trip

Costa Rica Tour Transportation: How To Use Tours To Travel Between Destinations

Are We There Yet? Driving Durations For Popular Costa Rica Routes

Your Best Transportation Options Between Monteverde And La Fortuna (Costa Rica)

Flying To Costa Rica: What To Know About International Flights To Costa Rica, Departure Tax, Airlines, Check-In, Baggage, And More!

COSTA RICA BUDGET TRAVEL

How To Save Money On Costa Rica Day Tour Reservations

Free “Exclusive Promotion” Codes For Costa Rica Vacation Items

Nifty And Thrifty: Costa Rica Cash Back Rebate Program!

Do Your Travelling Pants Have Shallow Pockets? 10 Things To Do In Downtown La Fortuna (Arenal, Costa Rica) For Less Than $5! 

Free Local Swimming Hole And Tarzan Swing In La Fortuna/Arenal (El Salto)

Free Local Hot Springs In La Fortuna/Arenal (Mini-Tabacon)

ABOUT DIY COSTA RICA

How To Use DIY Costa Rica

What Is “DIY Costa Rica” And How Does It Differ From The “Costa Rica Travel Blog”?

Now Free! The Best Costa Rica Travel Guide We Could Imagine.

ABOUT PURA VIDA! EH? INCORPORATED

The Buzz! Click Here To Read Client Testimonials And Reviews About Us!

Tourism Competition In Costa Rica: The Haters Gonna Hate, Hate, Hate… But We’re Gonna Shake It Off

1,000,000 Richer Than You May Think

Planning A Vacation To Costa Rica On A Budget And Looking For Discounts? Browse Pura Vida! eh? Incorporated’s Company Manual!

Humble Business. Period.

The Art Of Good Business: Practice What You Preach

Our Costa Rican Hotel, Tour Operator, And Transportation Service Provider Partners Are Awesome. Here’s Why We Think So… We’re Sure You’ll Agree.

Thank-You To YOU! Costa Rica Travellers Are The Best Travellers In The World!

Our Craft On Tap For 2016.

OUR COSTA RICA DONATION PROJECT

Our Costa Rica Soccer Shoes Donation Program

Thank You Readers And Travellers For Making This Happen. We Could Not Have Done It Without You.

Would You Take A Minute To Comment On A Post If It Meant That A Costa Rican Child Would Have An Opportunity To Follow Their Passion? Here’s Your Chance.

International Sunrise And Sunset Around The World Day: Mourning Loss And Celebrating Life Has Never Been More Beautiful

True Inspiration At Its Finest. Treat Others While Treating Yourself!

Green Alliance Partner Update: Save The Turtles (Costa Rica)

INTELLIGENT People Doing INSIGHTFUL Things For IMPACTFUL Change In Costa Rica. The 2.5% Project And Conscious Travel.

COSTA RICA CULTURE

What Is Pura Vida And Why Is It All Over Costa Rica?

The Pacuare River Family

Where Your Costa Rica Coffee Comes From (And What It Took For You To Get It)

History, Archaeology, And Excavation: Costa Rica’s Guayabo National Monument

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

Humility And Humildad In Costa Rica

MISCELLANEOUS COSTA RICA INFORMATION & FUN STUFF

This One’s For The Sloth-Lovers… Meet Our Surprise Costa Rican House Guest!

DIY Costa Rica Three-Toed Sloth Costume

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

Where Is Your Happy Place? This Is Ours In Costa Rica…

25 Reasons Why Trekking Or Living Abroad Is An Unforgettable, Unmatchable, And Irreplaceable Experience.

A Costa Rica ‘Rain Day’… The Jack Johnson Way (Banana Pancakes)!

Life List With A Twist. My Trash May Not Be Your Treasure, But My Past Could Be Your Future.

Manuel Antonio (Costa Rica) – Funky Rainforest-Inspired Art

Ready, Set, Mo! Happy Movember Everyone!

Beauty And Humility In The Costa Rican Rainforest

Costa Rica Bucket List

Maroon 5’s Costa Rica Soundtrack?

Canadian Craving In Costa Rica: Sam Roberts Band

Dear Canada, Happy Birthday! Love From, Costa Rica.

Costa Rica’s Eye On The 2012 US Presidential Election Results And An Obama-Inspired Recipe For Gallo Pinto Guaco-Nachos To Celebrate The Democratic Win!

Costa Rica… Go Go?

The Shades Of Costa Rica

Awarding Credit Where Credit Is Due: G’Day Graduation And Gratitude

ABOUT COSTA RICA TRAVEL BLOG .COM

Costa Rica Travel Blog Makeover!

Re-Living Costa Rica Through You And A Liebster Award Too!

Costa Rica Is Inspiring! Apparently, We Are Too! Thank You For The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

 

Nikki and Ricky

DIY Costa Rica

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