Practical Travel

  • 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...
  • Simple Spanish for Visiting Costa Rica | Two Weeks in Costa Rica
    Simple Spanish for Visiting Costa Rica
    If you are worried about not speaking Spanish for your upcoming trip to Costa Rica, you’re not alone. We remember those days too and hear from lots of others...
  • Packing List for Costa Rica | Two Weeks in Costa Rica
    Packing for Costa Rica: The Essentials
    If you’re reading this post, you’ve probably bought your tickets and are getting excited for your trip to Costa Rica (congrats!). You likely have a good idea of where...
  • 10 Day Pack Necessities for Travel to Costa Rica
    10 Daypack Essentials for Costa Rica
    Whether you are hiking one of Costa Rica’s rugged jungle trails or planning a relaxing walk in a national park, having what you need readily available can make a...
  • 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...
  • Crossing the Rio Sereno Border
    Crossing the Rio Sereno Border Between Costa Rica and Panama
    If you plan on traveling to Costa Rica’s neighboring countries by foot, bus, or car, you’ll want to know about its border crossings. Costa Rica has several borders or...