Travel Guide

 Geoff McCabe

Cocos Island Costa Rica

Once upon a time somewhere in the Pacific ocean, Pirates set sail to unchartered waters looking for the best place to hide their looted treasure. When the winds took them to an isolated island west of Central America, Pirates never hesitated to anchor and take refuge. With lots of natural resources, many have easily fell […]

 Samantha

Southern Nicoya Peninsula

Southern Nicoya Peninsula

The Southern Nicoya Peninsula region is split from the primary Costa Rican land by the Gulf of Nicoya. From Guanacaste in the north, the area extends about 150 km until the southern landscape that’s more green and hilly. If you’re a tourist here, the first sight you’ll catch of the region will most likely be […]

 Geoff McCabe

Driving Directions from San Jose to Malpais / Santa Teresa

Driving Directions from San Jose to Malpais / Santa Teresa

There’s now a faster way to drive here than before, using the new highway to Caldera, but it’s tricky to find the route. Here’s how to do it. Drive to the west from the San Jose airport and take an exit after 10 minutes or so to Atenas. Turn left and cross over the highway, […]

 Geoff McCabe

Driving Directions from Liberia to Malpais/Santa Teresa

Driving Directions from Liberia to Malpais/Santa Teresa

What’s the best way to drive from Liberia to the Malpais / Santa Terea area? To drive here from Liberia, you’ll be heading down the east side of the Nicoya peninsula. In dry season (Dec-April) you MAY be able to make it down the west coast, but in other months the rivers will have too […]