When December arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, our imagination tends to be filled with images of snow, evenings by the fireplace and hot drinks in our hands. A rather stereotypical Christmas postcard, isn’t it? Winter in Costa Rica, on the other hand, means that you will be nice and toasty … more »
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Where else in the world could you be on top of a mountain and simultaneously look out to the Atlantic on one side and the Pacific on the other?
Costa Rica is a charming place where you can explore Nature at its best: volcanoes, jungle trekks, turtle watching, surfing the Pacific… Oh, and those tasty Casados!
The sand is black because this entire region originated due to volcanic activity in the past. Drake Bay is the gateway to Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica. You take a tiny little plane to get from San Jose to Drake Bay. The views along the route are absolutely incredible … more »
How many times does one get to arrive in the middle of a jungle via airplane? Well… that’s what we did in Costa Rica, flying with Nature Air. This local airline operates flights to some of the country’s touristic hot spots. Using some of the coolest looking planes we’ve ever … more »
We were in Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica during February last year. It was hot, humid and wild! Corcovado claims to be one of the most biodiverse places on earth. That claim isn’t surprising considering how you are surrounded by life everywhere! During our jungle trek we ended up … more »
We started this collaborative series taking a voyage around Asia, exploring popular destinations such as Thailand and the Philippines, and going to others less known yet very interesting, such as Kyrgyszstan. After Asia, we moved onto Africa & The Middle East to mingle with the locals, experience raw landscapes and wildlife, … more »
In Costa Rica, Nature Air has some of the prettiest planes you’ll see. They have some amazing artwork on every plane. Here, we’re walking towards the plane to get on a flight from San Jose to Drake Bay in Costa Rica. It’s going to be an adventure in the rain … more »
We can’t believe 2012 has come to an end! Every year I have this feeling that time went by so fast, that I could have done so much more, that there were so many plans and ideas… and somehow I didn’t fully archieve all I had in mind. Well, this … more »
Corcovado National Park is the playground of one of the most wanted adventures in Costa Rica. Still, it remains as a rather unspoiled and difficult place to access. Although it sits in a remote corner of Costa Rica, this protected area offers tourists the possibility of visiting the rain forest (primary … more »
Today, we completed one year since we left Dubai! Happy we-left-Dubai anniversary! Moving out from the United Arab Emirates meant quitting our jobs, emptying our rental apartment, selling almost everything we used to own and starting to explore the world with more time. Just the two of us. This year … more »
Tamarindo, Costa Rica is all about contrasts. The streets are dusty and rutted, and the town’s full of tourist and souvenier shops, but the beach is one of the longest in Costa Rica. We were in Tamarindo for over a month, and got to know Tamarindo’s hidden charms (and its warts, … more »