El Pueblo Costa Rica

El Pueblo Costa Rica Overview El Pueblo is a commercial zone consisting of a discos, bars, restaurants and shopping just north of San Jose. It is located on Calle 3 just after Avenida 15. You can easily walk… Read More


Costa Rica Sunset

Costa Rica Sunsets Are Incredible! Coming from the Windy City to Costa Rica was a huge adjustment in every direction. I still do miss Chicago a and somehow I do plan to return. However, there are a couple… Read More


Hotel Punta Islita

Hotel Punta Islita is a 4 star boutique hotel in the Nicoya Peninsula. Learn about the limited time promotion…


Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Gran Hotel Costa Rica Overview This is one of the most historic hotels in Costa Rica and located in the heart of San Jose. This hotel is close to all the attractions in San Jose including the Pre-Colombia… Read More

Dominical Costa Rica

A great way to explore the southern zone of Costa Rica is to drive south of San Jose through Cartago to Perez Zeldon. This drive will take you about 2 – 3 hours, depending on traffic, and will… Read More

Paseo Colon Costa Rica

Paseo Colon Costa Rica

The Paseo Colon Costa Rica is a upper scale sector of San Jose which is just west of El Centro. It is a a strip of hotels, restaurants, and shopping that has recently experienced somewhat of a renaissance…. Read More


Rohrmoser Costa Rica

The Central Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica. Anywhere you stand you are surrounded by blue green mountains, which offset the urban feel. Many people want to be close to San Jose but… Read More


Heredia Costa Rica

Heredia is one of the larger towns in the Central Valley. Known locally as the “city of flowers” it is said to be the safest city in Costa Rica. Heredia was once a simple village filled with coffee… Read More


Alajuela Costa Rica

Did you know that the Juan Santamaria International Airport is actually in the province of Alajuela and not San Jose? Alajuela is suburb on the north western side of San Jose. Many expats chose to live here because… Read More


Grecia Costa Rica

Locals say that the best climate in the world is located in Grecia, Costa Rica. “Grecia” means Greece in Spanish, and the town is a spectacular highland escape with a very safe and relaxed atmosphere The Alajuela Province… Read More