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Surf Trek with CHE:  Secret Guanacaste Surf Spot

Surf Trek with CHE: Secret Guanacaste Surf Spot

Surf Trek with CHE: Secret Guanacaste Surf Spot.  I’ve wanted to surf this secret Guanacaste surf spot ever since I saw images of the waves breaking via Google Earth. 

On the Road to Shambhala – Providencia and San Geraldo de Dota

On the Road to Shambhala – Providencia and San Geraldo de Dota

On the Road to Shambhala – Providencia and San Geraldo de Dota. Park coming as close as it gets in Costa Rica to the fabled Shangri-La (Los Quetzales National Park relat

Los  Quetzales  National  Park – Costa Rica’s Shangri-La

Los Quetzales National Park – Costa Rica’s Shangri-La

Los Quetzales National Park – Costa Rica’s Shangri-La.  Shangri-La, the mythical, magical, cloud-shrouded village hidden high in the mountains, was described in the 1

Tenorio Volcano National Park

Tenorio Volcano National Park

Tenorio Volcano National Park.  One of Costa Rica’s most amazing attractions is the Rio Celeste, located in the northern region. “Celeste” means heavenly or sky blue, s

Playa Avellanas- Where Surfers, Foodies and  Farmers Unite

Playa Avellanas- Where Surfers, Foodies and Farmers Unite

Playa Avellanas is a picturesque white sand beach, put on the map years ago as a surf destination, but also ideal for lazy shoreside days. With plenty of almond, buttonwood an

Poás Revisited – Two Trips, 10 Years Apart, Equally Memorable

Poás Revisited – Two Trips, 10 Years Apart, Equally Memorable

Mother Nature is always surprising us. As we went to print with the March magazine, this article about the newly opened Poás National Park required an update: the volcano eru

Diria National Park: One of Guanacaste’s Least-Known Attractions

Diria National Park: One of Guanacaste’s Least-Known Attractions

Diria National Park: One of Guanacaste’s Least-Known Attractions.  Northern Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula have several well known national parks: the history-rich San

Slowing it Down in the Nandamojo Valley Costa Rica

Slowing it Down in the Nandamojo Valley Costa Rica

Guanacaste’s Antidote to Hustle and Bustle.  Slowing it Down in the Nandamojo Valley Costa Rica.  If you’re looking to get away from the crowds and experience Costa Ri

Tapirus Lodge Costa Rica: A Naturalist’s Dream Come True

Tapirus Lodge Costa Rica: A Naturalist’s Dream Come True

Tapirus Lodge Costa Rica: A Naturalist’s Dream Come True.  Tapirus Lodge is the kind of place where any naturalist’s dreams could come true, even if not the cornersto

Monteverde Cloud Forest: The Fairytale I Imagined

Monteverde Cloud Forest: The Fairytale I Imagined

Before our first trip to Costa Rica, I had never been to a cloud forest. I don’t think I even knew such a thing existed before my tour guide suggested visiting Monteverde. A

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