- Santa Elena (Monteverde), Costa RicaDriving to Monteverde from the luscious coast was is a little weird since all our lives we’ve been bombarded by little green red eyed frog advertisements for Costa Rica, so naturally we expected lush green scenery. Although there are Posted by Robin-and-Kevin in Adventures of Kevin and Robin | Apr 27, 2013
- Mastatal, Costa RicaWe found a family farm called La Iguana Chocolate tucked in the mountains between Monteverde and Quepos. Lucky for us, our micro-machine rental 4x4 dominated the long and bumpy road with only one minor issue… when we got out Posted by Robin-and-Kevin in Adventures of Kevin and Robin | Apr 25, 2013
- Manual Antonio, Costa RicaManual Antonio National Park may be the smallest National Park in Costa Rica, but it really packs in the beauty with jungle facades creeping all the way down to stunning beaches. We saw numerous sloths, monkeys, and birds all within Posted by Robin-and-Kevin in Adventures of Kevin and Robin | Apr 20, 2013
- Pura Vida!I apologize for being way behind on my travel blog. The misadventures keep happening faster than I can write about them. There is that pesky studying thing I have to do now and then as well. I left off in Posted by clarkmw78 in Matt's Misadventures | Apr 19, 2013
- Tasting TamarindoSince studying for final exams have kept me from pursuing activities these past few weeks I thought I would throw my foodie friends a bone and write about some of my dining experiences here. Please keep your expectations about my Posted by clarkmw78 in Matt's Misadventures | Mar 19, 2013
- MonteverdeMonteverde liget im Hochland auf ca 1500 Metern und ist dem endprechend auch etwas kuhler. Nicht kalt und nicht warm, auf jeden fall sehr angenehm nach der extremen Hize und Feuchtigkeit an der Atlantikkuste.
Die Busfahrt von Cahuita hier her war Posted by cobblestone in Cobblestone | Feb 27, 2013
- CahuitaCahuita ist ein kleines örtchen an der kuste nur 16 km nordlich von Puerto viajo. Gleich neben an liegt der
Refugio Nacional Gandoca-Manzanillo park. Als wir ankamen hat es immernoch geregnet aber am nachsten morgen war stralender sonnenschein und wir Posted by cobblestone in Cobblestone | Feb 26, 2013
- Two Weeks of Tico TimeMy first two weeks in Tamarindo, Costa Rica have flown by, and I realized it is time to update my blog. Overall I am doing very well here and look forward to another month in Costa Rica. A nickname for Posted by clarkmw78 in Matt's Misadventures | Feb 24, 2013
- ArrivalWell after a grueling flight (with a bizarre touch down in El Salvador), I have finally arrived in San Jose Costa Rica! Leaving this morning by shuttle to the sleepy little town of Puerta Viejo. Looking forward to Posted by Kerwin Basler in Kerwin's Big Adventure | Feb 22, 2013
- Costa lota RicaWe only just made it over the border into Costa Rica due to a bad bout of food poisoning and us being rejected a visa because we had no proof we would leave- something we'd been warned about but presumed Posted by CSQUARED in The American Dream | Feb 16, 2013
- Celebrity EquinoxAfter a good dinner, we went to the second production show. It a Broadway themed production, which was much better than the first one which I thought was boring.
We set our clocks back overnight and and Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Jan 27, 2013
- Costa RicaCosta Rica is absolutely gorgeous, and I am thankful for the opportunity to visit this country. The Ticos are friendly and helpful, the roadsides are clean, and the views are stunning. However, it is ironic that in this Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Jan 13, 2013
- taking flightSo I know what a lot of you are thinking. Where are all the blogs? Is Monica still alive? Did a crazed monkey eat her hands so she can't type?
So I am going to try and be better from Posted by a restless soul in Dare to Love | Jan 7, 2013
- Arenal This weekend I had the opportunity to travel to La Fortuna, the city where Arenal Volcano is located. I was disappointed when I found out you couldn't hike nearby because it is still active, but I still got the chance Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Dec 2, 2012
- Sloth smiles in Costa RicaIs there anything cuter than a sloth? C’mon look at this guy…
We met smiley in Puerto Viejo, a very chilled out town on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast. We arrived there after a few ni Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Nov 24, 2012
- Costa RicaI had always assumed that a place like Costa Rica, which is incredibly developed for tourism, would be fairly predictable to travel. It is good to know that a place like this can still surprise you. Costa Rica has wild Posted by SusieMiller in Head South | Nov 24, 2012
- Canyoning! (Waterfall rappelling)Yesterday, I got to experience one of the scariest things I've ever tried. I went canyoning, which is where you rappel down waterfalls. We rappelled down 5 waterfalls, the biggest being about 40 feet. It was hard to get the Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Nov 24, 2012
- A Quick Cultural Insight . . .Yesterday was Thanksgiving and thankfully (no pun intended), I got to spend it with my friends at the CEC, with turkey and too many side dishes to name. Viewing all the statuses on facebook about things that people are thankful Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Nov 23, 2012
- Zippin' through Costa Rica Costa Rica is almost a synonym for paradise. World famous for its beauty and wildlife, it is the greenest, lushest place I’ve ever seen. While only tiny in size, Costa Rica is bursting at the seams with natural wonders. Birds, Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Nov 20, 2012
- Settled InAt this point, I finally feel like I accustomed to the culture and I feel like a part of the community. It's a nice feeling :]
I'm a little sad that I will Thanksgiving with my family this week, but the Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Nov 18, 2012
- On the Road AgainReunited with Phyllis in Costa Rica, we are super stoked to be back on the road. Paul and I flew down from the west coast and were expecting to find the truck in ruins. We were setting ourselves up for Posted by SusieMiller in Head South | Nov 15, 2012
- One Month in Costa RicaIn honor of my first month here, I thought I would make a list of the vast things that I have learned. The good, the bad, and all of the in-between.
1. "Ticos" are a super friendly people. I walked past Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Nov 10, 2012
- Monteverde Reserve TripWe took a field trip yesterday to the Monteverde reserve with the whole class, and it was absolutely beautiful! The guides were also very knowledgeable of what we saw. We went on about an hour and a half hike up Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Nov 2, 2012
- The first week of schoolFInished the first week of school unharmed, well mostly anyway. The class is great, the pacing is going to get some taking used to, but I really enjoy how the class is set up. We have a morning meeting every Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Oct 27, 2012
- First Day of SchoolToday was the first day of school and it was more similar to a classroom in Kentucky than I had expected. The teacher uses objectives and learning targets on the board just like we do, and had the exact same Posted by graceeppley in A Kentuckian in Costa Rica | Oct 22, 2012