Practical Travel

  • Road Conditions in Costa Rica
    Road Conditions of Specific Routes in Costa Rica
    If you’ve read our article on Driving in Costa Rica, then you’ve already learned the basics of what to expect when out on the road. General traffic laws, safety...
  • Best Waterfalls in Costa Rica | Two Weeks in Costa Rica
    Best Waterfalls in Costa Rica
      Over the last 21 months, we’ve been fortunate to see some incredible waterfalls in Costa Rica. At times, it seems there’s one around every corner. Even just a simple...
  • Best Airport Hotels, San Jose, Costa Rica | Two Weeks in Costa Rica
    Best Hotels Near SJO Airport
    With crazy flight schedules and lengthy drive times between most destinations and the airport, sometimes an overnight near Costa Rica’s SJO (Juan Santamaria International) airport is inevitable. But just...
  • La Fortuna Hotel Guide
    La Fortuna Hotel Guide: Where to Stay Near Arenal Volcano
    La Fortuna is a destination for almost every type of traveler. It offers a huge selection of lodging that ranges from budget-friendly hostels to mid-range hotels with volcano views...
  • Monteverde Hotel Guide
    Monteverde Hotel Guide
    Monteverde may be a remote destination in Costa Rica, but once you arrive, you’ll find a long list of things to do and places to stay. In this post,...
  • Cost of Traveling in Costa Rica | Info on cost of hotels, restaurants, and activities, plus tips to help save you money
    Cost of Traveling in Costa Rica
    Traveling to Costa Rica might cost more than you think. A lot of people expect that because Costa Rica is in Central America, it will be extremely inexpensive. While...