6 item(s) tagged "adventure"
on Thursday, September 25, 2008
When I traveled through Latin America, I booked over 330 bus hours. You couldn't pay me enough to take a long bus ride anywhere these days. However, I absolutely adore local public transportation; in moderation, of course. And, in Costa Rica, you can get anywhere on a bus. To me this is the true traveler's experience. You get to see sights that you would never venture off to - ...
on Wednesday, October 01, 2008
My husband has many interests, and that is one of the reasons I love him. For the moment all his focus is on skateboarding. And who would think that in a Central American country one would find a skate park with a view to die for. Well, Costa Rica comes through again. A little ways away from the city of Tilaran on Lake Arenal is an amazing resort with a world famous skate park. And it's free...
on Thursday, October 02, 2008
Ready for a bit of chaos and sensory overload? San Jose's Central Market is a real treat!
The market is jam packed with a variety of small shops selling everything from colorful bouquets of flowers, spices, all kids of housewares and weird looking fruits and vegetables.
It is also a great place to find lots of small "sodas" (local restaurants) where locals eat (elbo...
on Sunday, October 05, 2008
There is nothing in this world that I love more than traveling. And the best travel is with family! I live in the mountainous region outside of San Jose (near Heredia) and the weather here is always perfect and crisp. A nearby popular park called Monte De La Cruz (Cross Mountain) is a great place to chill out with family. (The reason it's called Cross Mountain, is because on one of the trail...
on Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Let's face it, when you come to Costa Rica you don't exactly want to make San Jose a destination of sorts. I mean, there's so much more to Costa Rica. But then again... You'd be surprised about all the fun things there are to do in San Jose.
Since I love to host friends and family at my house and I live in the Central Valley area, I've been able to explore San Jose extensi...
on Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Travel blogs are aplenty! However, good travel sites full of useful info are hard to find. So when I stumbled upon Away.com and then was asked by Karen Chen to do a guest post for them, I was truly excited to be a part of their community.
Check out the post I wrote:
10 Reasons For Family Adventure in Costa Rica
Now stay awhile and get some great tips and ideas for your next adventure.