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12 Awesome hotels in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is an amazing country full of jungle, volcanoes and wildlife. Since tourism is one of the most booming economic sectors of the country, many ‘ticos’ developed very special places

A jungle retreat at Mirador Prendas

I was thinking to put a section about Mirador Prendas in the article of Sarapiqui, but then I realized this nature lodge needs a story of its own.  Let’s begin

What to do around Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

The village of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui itself – a somewhat 1,5 hours drive from capital San José – isn’t the most interesting honestly. But it’s the surrounding areas that

An adventurous trip to La Marta Wildlife Refuge

WHAT: Hiking the trails of Wildlife Refuge La Marta, along rivers, lookouts, hanging bridges, waterfalls and millenary mineral formations. WHERE: The village of Pejibaye, some two hours from San José (without traffic

Cool tree houses to stay and eat at in Costa Rica

I guess many of us have dreamt of living in a tree house since we were young. The idea of having a secret house high up in the canopy is

What to do in Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Apart from the Galapagos Islands, personally I found the area around Cotopaxi the most beautiful of Ecuador. The landscape has something special and the light in there is different too,

Laguna de Apoyo in Nicaragua

WHAT: A tranquil day at Laguna de Apoyo WHERE: 18 km from Granada, Nicaragua HOW LONG: You could visit laguna de Apoyo as a day trip from Granada, but we made

Ecological treehouse in Manzanillo

WHAT: An overnight stay in the midst of the jungle, high up in the canopy in a treehouse WHERE: Costa Rica, between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo, at the end of the road