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The Best Free & Cheap Activities In La Fortuna, Costa Rica

La Fortuna is a small, quaint town, located in central Costa Rica, in the province of Alajuela. It is best known for the giant volcano towering over the area, which is visible from almost everywhere in town. I feel like… Continue Reading…


What To Pack For Costa Rica: 15 Essential Items

When I decided to relocate to Costa Rica, it was my goal to pack as light as possible. One, because I’d be travelling around a lot, and two, because it’d be carrying everything on my back in a 50L backpack.… Continue Reading…


How To Travel Costa Rica On A Budget: 9 Money Saving Tips

One of the things that surprised me the most while backpacking through Costa Rica was how expensive it was. I had read about it online, but I still assumed it would be way cheaper than what I was used to… Continue Reading…


Top 10 Reasons To Visit Costa Rica In Your Lifetime

Are you in doubt on whether you should add Costa Rica to your already packed bucket list? Have you been wondering: why should I visit Costa Rica? Once I saw some pictures of the country, my mind was made up… Continue Reading…


How To Get Around In Costa Rica Without A Car

There could be many reasons why you would prefer not to rent a car when travelling through Costa Rica. You might not have your license yet, you don’t want to spend too much money or the driving conditions stress you… Continue Reading…


15 Things You Should Know Before Travelling To Costa Rica

No matter how well-prepared you think you are, there’s always going to be surprises whenever you travel somewhere new. Although I definitely did my research before I decided to live in Costa Rica for 6 months, it’s simply impossible to… Continue Reading…


5 Amazing Things To Do In Montezuma, Costa Rica

Montezuma is a small but quaint village in Puntarenas, a province on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. At first sight, you wouldn’t think there’s much to do in a quiet place like this, but I have found that the… Continue Reading…


Montezuma Waterfalls: Everything You Need To Know

Montezuma may be a tiny Costa Rican fishing village, but it harbours a magnificent network of waterfalls, natural pools and mountain rivers. It’s the number one activity in this town that you simply cannot skip. I think I visited a… Continue Reading…


The Most Beautiful Beaches near Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo is a popular destination amongst backpackers. During my two-week stay in this laidback surfer’s town, I quickly discovered why. One of my favourite things to do in Puerto Viejo was exploring all of the nearby beaches. Honestly, the… Continue Reading…


The Best Things To Do in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

For the first prolonged stay of my trip I had chosen Puerto Viejo, a small coastal village on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. I’d booked a very rustic Airbnb for two weeks, which was more than enough time to… Continue Reading…