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How To Get From San Jose To Arenal

Getting From San Jose to Arenal Hundreds of thousands of tourists travel annually from San Jose to Arenal. And you might be planning on going this route, but you’re probably not sure whether or not you should rent a car, hire a private transportation service, or use the Costa Rican public transportation system to make…

How To Get From San Jose To La Fortuna

Getting From San Jose to La Fortuna Hundreds of thousands of tourists travel annually from San Jose to La Fortuna. And you might be planning on going this route, but you’re probably not sure whether or not you should rent a car, hire a private transportation service, or use the Costa Rican public transportation system…

How To Get From San Jose To Monteverde

Getting From San Jose to Monteverde Hundreds of thousands of tourists travel annually from San Jose to Monteverde. And you might be planning on going this route, but you’re probably not sure whether or not you should rent a car, hire a private transportation service, or use the Costa Rican public transportation system to make…

Zipline in Arenal or Monteverde: Which one is better?

Ziplines in Arenal vs. Monteverde: Which one is better? You probably reached this post because you are planning your trip to Costa Rica, and you are wondering whether you should zipline in Arenal or Monteverde. That’s a pretty common question and with good reason, because both places offer a wide variety of zip line experiences….

Detailed Review of Sky Trek Arenal

Detailed Review of Sky Trek Arenal (Pros and Cons) After I wrote the article “Detailed Review of Sky Trek Monteverde,” people started to ask me for a review of Sky Trek Arenal, mainly because they wanted to know whether they should zipline in Arenal or Monteverde.  So I decided to go on a trip to Sky Trek…

The Green: A Healthy Dining Option in Monteverde, Costa Rica

The Green: A Healthy Dining Option in Monteverde, Costa Rica Fatima, my partner, and I celebrated our anniversary this past October 9th, and we wanted to have a nice dinner at a healthy place. The first place that came to mind was The Green Monteverde, a small local restaurant located in the shopping center.  I’ve…

Sky Tram Monteverde: Is it Worth it?

Is Sky Tram Monteverde Worth It?  Sky Tram Monteverde is pricey. That’s the number one reason some people avoid it. And it’s also the exact reason why so many people ask me if it’s worth it. Over the last decade, I have been to the Sky Adventures Monteverde Park dozens of times. One of my best friends…

Is the Road to Monteverde Paved?

Is the Road to Monteverde Paved?  What is the actual condition of the road to Monteverde? Some people say that the road to Monteverde is paved, while others say it is only partly paved. Why is there so much confusion around this question?  How is the road to Monteverde is one of the top questions…

Detailed Review of Sky Trek Monteverde

Detailed Review of Sky Trek Monteverde People always ask me for a detailed review of Sky Trek Monteverde, mainly because this zip lining tour is the most expensive in the country, let alone in Monteverde. Sky Trek is a whopping 38% more expensive than the average price of the remaining four ziplining tour companies in Monteverde.  Over…

Top Costa Rican Restaurants in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Best Costa Rican Restaurants in Monteverde Over the last decade, hundreds of people have asked me for advice on where to eat in Monteverde, Costa Rica. There are more than 80 restaurants as of the time of writing this post in Monteverde, and trying to figure out which one is the best can be a…

Detailed Review of Selvatura’s Zipline Tour in Monteverde

Detailed Review of Selvatura’s Zipline Tour in Monteverde People are always asking me for a detailed review of Selvatura’s Ziplining Tour in Monteverde. Over the last decade, I have been to Selvatura dozens of times. Three of my best friends work there, including the son of Selvatura’s Park owner. Even though I have been at…

2021 Detailed Review of Sky Walk Monteverde

2021 Detailed Review of Sky Walk Monteverde Several companies offer hanging bridges canopy tours in Monteverde, Costa Rica, and Sky Walk Monteverde is among the top. However, Sky Walk Monteverde comes with the highest price tag compared to the other hanging bridges tours in the area. That begs the question; is Sky Walk Monteverde worth…