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Posts from the ‘Costa Rica’ Category

  • March 13, 2017
    How I hitchhiked from San Jose to Quepos in Costa Rica

    It was the beginning of December and I was excited to backpack through Central America, starting from Panama City and making my way up to Belize. Visiting some of the best sights of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and ending in the Caribbean nation of Belize, while skipping El Salvador and Honduras in the middle. […]

  • March 31, 2014
    Russian citizens no longer require visa to Costa Rica

    Currently, Russian citizens are required to apply for a visa to Costa Rica only at the Costa Rican Consulate in Moscow, which for residents in other parts of that country meant long traveling distances. Starting today, Costa Rica eliminated the visa requirement for citizens of the Russian Federation as a measure to increase tourism and […]

  • March 26, 2013
    The best mangrove tour at Manuel Antonio Park, Costa Rica

    One of the things a lot of travelers and friends recommended to do in Manuel Antonio Park in Costa Rica was the ‘Mangrove Tour’. I booked the tour about a month in advance with Packing tips: Remember that: – Quepos and Manuel Antonio Park receives a lot of rain – You will be in a […]

  • January 8, 2013
    Hostel Review: Villas Jacquelina, Quepos, Costa Rica

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Only coffee. Address: Quepos, Costa Rica Website: Serene location, great staff, good rooms Although this hostel is located in the middle of nowhere and about 12-15 minutes walk from Quepos downtown, it’s a great place to stay, with Esteban as its owner. The rooms are clean, […]

  • January 8, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hostel Pangea, San Jose, Costa Rica

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No Address: Ave 7, San Jose, Costa Rica Website: One of the worst out there in San Jose, Costa Rica We stayed for one night at this hotel in downtown San Jose (Costa Rica) and the first impression is that considering the high crime rate in the […]

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