Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park is located in the Limon province of Costa Rica. This the third most visited national park in the country for the reason that here you can witness sea turtles coming to the shores to lay their eggs during sunset. This event only occurs during a certain time of the year which is … Continue reading Tortuguero National Park


Poas Volcano

Poas Volcano is located in the Alajuela province in Costa Rica and is still active. The main crater of the volcano is 950 feet deep and when you go to visit, you are able to look over the ledge deep down into it where you can see the water that has filled it up. I … Continue reading Poas Volcano

Territorio De Zaguates

I first heard of this place from an online video floating around on Facebook and I immediately knew I was going to have to check it out before I left Costa Rica. Costa Rica does not believe in the euthanization of animals (specifically dogs) and it is considered illegal there. Territorio De Zaguates, also known … Continue reading Territorio De Zaguates


Arenal Volcano

¬† The still active volcano is located in Northwestern Costa Rica in the Alajuela Province. Here you can hike near the volcano, take canopy tours, ride ATVs near the volcano, and relax in the local hot springs! I absolutely loved this place because of how lush and green the nature was and the volcano was … Continue reading Arenal Volcano


La Paz Waterfalls

La Paz Waterfalls are located north of Alajuela and are big, loud, and just amazing. I had the chance to visit the waterfalls during my stay there and the amount of stairs you need to climb was very much worth it; it was only terrible walking back up them. There are about 3-4 different waterfalls … Continue reading La Paz Waterfalls


Monteverde Cloud Forest

The Monteverde Cloud Forest is located in the Puntarenas and Alajuela Provinces. This was the very first national park I had visited after being in the country for about a week. I was blown away by how dense the forest was and the fact that it does hold true to the name cloud forest because … Continue reading Monteverde Cloud Forest


Parque Manuel Antonio

¬†Manuel Antonio is one of the most popular national parks in Costa Rica. Looking over many travel guides and websites, this is the spot that many recommend checking out before you return back home to the motherland. This is a tourist heavy destination, but with good reason because Manuel Antonio is home to a wide … Continue reading Parque Manuel Antonio