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Top 5 Things to do in San José, Costa Rica

More than likely you will fly into or out of San José, Costa Rica. While the city is full of noise, grit and grime it’s worth a look around the city if you have the time. There are quite a...
  • Renting a Car in Costa Rica

Renting a Car In Costa Rica

Should you rent a car in Costa Rica? I don’t advise people to rent a car in San Jose, Costa Rica, especially if it’s your first time to the country. It’s best to take an Interbus to your location and...
  • Getting Around in Costa Rica

Getting Around in Costa Rica

How do you get around Costa Rica? There are several options for transportation in Costa Rica. However, driving can be extremely challenging to the most experienced driver. Roads are often in poor condition, and large potholes are common and could...
  • Costa Rica Safety Tips

15 San José, Costa Rica Safety Tips

San José, Costa Rica is a sea of antiquated buses, poorly maintained sidewalks, and street crime that is a pretty big problem. According to the US Embassy, the crime rate in Costa Rica is high and on the rise. The majority...
  • Amazing Tour of Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate, and Sarchí

Amazing Tour of Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate, and Sarchí

Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate, and Sarchí tour in Costa Rica We booked our Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate, and Sarchí tour through anywherecostarica.com last minute. We were in San José for a wedding, but didn’t have much to do during...
  • Ultimate Costa Rica Packing List

Ultimate Costa Rica Packing List

Below is the ultimate Costa Rica packing list for your adventure. Costa Rica is beautiful, but you don’t want to be wondering around trying to find items you forgot. Make sure to pack these essential items for your trip. Note, I...
  • 8 essentials to pack for Costa Rica

8 Essentials to Pack For Costa Rica

You are going to Costa Rica, congratulations! Costa Rica is a beautiful country with countless things to do and see. I have been to Costa Rica many times as my family (husband’s family) lives near San Jose. Every time we...
  • My 1ST STITCH FIX

First Stitch Fix – Clothing for Costa Rica

My First Stitch Fix for My Trip to Costa Rica I got my first Stitch Fix in preparation for my trip to Costa Rica. I was so excited to open that little box, and I wasn’t disappointed! Before I give...
  • Traveling or More Stuff - What Makes you Happy?

Traveling or More Stuff – What Makes You Happy?

Spend your money on the stuff that research says makes you happy – traveling. Apparently, science says it’s not what you have that makes you happy, but what experiences you have. A recent psychological research study from Cornell University “A Wonderful...