The Jaguar Rescue Center

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its in-depth description of one of Costa Rica’s most popular wildlife attractions lining the Caribbean coast and a handful of general travel tips, including this tidbit of knowledge: “if you bring peanut butter and jelly on the road make sure you bring a knife”. Thanks to Charlie for submitting her personal account to us. We hope the natural jungle and wildlife center visit offered a peaceful retreat and an idyllic escape from the concrete jungle you are used to in New York. Pura vida!

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Thank you San José. I will be back soon.

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its well-rounded approach to touring San Jose (and surrounding areas) with a day or two to spare in the capital city, and for drawing the conclusion: “if something looks interesting…STOP and take a look around. You will never be disappointed at the wonders you will find.” Thanks to Michael for submitting his personal account to us. We hope other travellers will be able to experience for themselves much of the same that you were able to experience, and ultimately, travel appreciatively with the same mentality you took away from your trip. Pura vida!

Volcan Rincòn Parque Nacìonal (Costa Rica)

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its exploration of Costa Rica’s Rincon De La Vieja region, where “the late-day approaching twilight is not only borderline hypnotic, it’s more than borderline dream-land”. Thanks to Betunada for submitting his personal account to us. We hope that you do make it back one day, and perhaps then you will have more energy to wade in the waterfall pool, “nekkid” as you note. Pura vida!

The True Meaning Of Pura Vida

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its exploration of the meaning of “pura vida” and the statement: “if there is one thing I absolutely hate, it is missed opportunity”. Thanks to Andrea for submitting her personal account to us. It is a treat to know that your free trip to Costa Rica awarded you with rich realization and priceless learning. Pura vida!

Flying High With SkyTrek Arenal

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its description of one of Costa Rica’s most valued, well-reviewed, and enjoyed tours by foreign visitors, that, from start to finish, is “top-notch and a total blast!”. Thanks to Ashima for submitting her personal account to us. We hope the thrill of the tour was enough to keep you flying high throughout the remainder of your trip. Pura vida!

A Surf-Aholic’s Reflection: How Surfing Became My Favorite Addiction

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its suggestion that the love of surf – to some – is deeper than addiction; surfing is “camaraderie, connection, appreciation, peacefulness, gratitude, and awesome-ness”. Thanks to Julie for submitting her personal account to us. We wish you continued friendship and great surf in Tamarindo; ‘hola’s and ‘ola’s forever and onward. Pura vida!

Travelogue – Costa Rica

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its exploration of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region and its depiction of the area’s intricate and wildlife-inspired detail, as evidenced by the following statements: “Our hotel’s architecture was inspired by the local environment and habitat. I stared at the reception building long enough to see it resemble the lip of a clay pot complete with a roof that resembled the splayed wings of a butterfly. Guest room roofs mimicked leatherback turtles and the shells of armadillos.” Thanks to Simon for submitting his personal account to us. We hope one day you are able to make the return trip to Costa Rica that you speak of, and accomplish those missed day trips to Nicaragua and Tamarindo. Pura vida!

Lars Zeekaf’s Costa Rica Travel Guide

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its summary of some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beach areas, and the suggestion that “when you find your spot, you can escape from everything and do your own thing!” Thanks to Lars for submitting his personal account to us. We hope you achieve your “own dream” one day, and if it happens to be in Costa Rica, you can count on us to come and visit. Pura vida!

Bajo del Tigre Night Walk – Monteverde

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its stunning after-dark photos of scenes at one of Monteverde’s less-visited reserves. Thanks to Suki for submitting her personal account to us. We hope you’ll consider a secondary career as a Costa Rica nature guide given your expert frog and bird spotting skills. Pura vida!

Costa Rica Delivers Flood-Stage Rivers, Kayaking Down Volcanoes And 40′ Waterfalls (oh my)

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its lengthy and in-depth look at some of Costa Rica’s greatest paddling opportunities as experienced with a local flare. Thanks to Karl for submitting his personal account to us. We hope other serious paddling enthusiasts do not miss your advice: “visitors to Costa Rica should not miss this gem.” Pura vida!

Canopy Tour, Zip-Lining Upside Down (Costa Rica)

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its brief and lighthearted suggestion for adding extra adrenaline to the already exhilarating activity of ziplining. Thanks to Meghan for submitting her personal account to us. We hope your husband appreciates your fearlessness and is a more open-minded traveller as a result of it. Pura vida!

A Catamaran Adventure

A note from the Publisher: The Costa Rica Blog Network has chosen to feature the following article for its review of one of Manuel Antonio’s most enjoyable tours–one deemed “a nice family memory.” Thanks to Cheryl for submitting her personal account to us. We hope that long after you return home the tour experience lingers as the cherished memory you indicate “remains a miracle in my mind to see the combination of ocean, mountain and jungle all together.” Pura vida!