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Rice and beans. As an American who view breakfast as eating cereal, eggs, french toasts, muffins and pancakes, I couldn’t picture eating rice and beans. I later learned from the locals that they eat rice and beans during all three meals. Wow!
Pan American Highway has to be one of the world’s longest roads – it goes from the top tip of Alaska to the bottom tip of South of America – I hope to find a man who wants to drive for me on this road for a year. It’s a serious dream!
May 6th, 2012 by Rachel | Tags: Guaitil Pottery Town, Llano del Cortez Waterfall, waterfall | No Comments »
Several weeks ago, I posted on Twitter and Facebook asking how I can head to Llanos del Cortez Waterfall. No one responded. I searched online. One offered a private driver to head there from Flamingo Beach for over 200 dollars. Another tour group offered a day tour that included the waterfall, but a big part of […]
After hearing from many Americans about how wonderful the beaches are in Costa Rica, I knew it was a must to see a beach and stay at a resort. When I see advertisements of sparkling blue pool along with smoothies and fruits and, I often thought they were exaggerations. But they were truly not exaggerations. […]
Travelers on Twitter raved about Tabacon Hot Springs and said it is one of the most relaxing and beautiful hot springs in Costa Rica. After riding a bus where I was the only one on the bus (Another great perk of low season!) for a few hours from Monteverde to Arenal Volcano, I decided that […]
I toured Rio Celeste, a beautiful turquoise river running through a rainforest near Arenal Volcano and Gaunacaste beaches. The water is so indeed turquoise and the color comes from the sulfur from the volcano. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.
When traveling, I often want to experience the lifestyle of people. Because I had limited vacation time and wanted to see the country as much as I could, staying with a host family during the entire trip was not an option. However, I was able to find a small opportunity to experience one Costa Rican […]
May 1st, 2012 by Rachel | Tags: canopy bridge, Monteverde, rainforest, tarzan swing, zip-lining | No Comments »
No one can miss zip-lining in the rainforest in Costa Rica. Today, I went zip-lining on 13 lines. Some of my most favorite moments in life are dreaming of my flying like a bird while sleeping at night. The feeling of being able to move with the wind at a high speed, choose my own […]
When I planned my itinerary, one of my priority criterias for hotels was that hotels should have a restaurant, as I would know that the food is safe, and I wouldn’t have to worry about walking alone as a female at night, especially with lack of lighting in remote areas. Well, yesterday, I posted this […]