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The Kardashians think Costa Rica is an island.

If you’ve been out of the news cycle for the past week, you might have missed that the Kardashians visited Costa Rica for the weekend. The Kardashians are not known as being the brightest of celebrity stars, and Kourtney Kardashian made the rookie mistake of thinking that Costa Rica was an island in one of her Instagram posts while down here. Island ting. A photo posted by Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash) on Jan 27, 2017 at 10:33am PST Don’t worry Kourtney!…

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Fly from Pavas to SJO airport for $50. New air taxi service.

If you’re looking to avoid the congestion between Pavas International Airport (Tobias Bolanos) and Juan Santamaria International (SJO) there’s a new air taxi service offering rides for only $50 and the trip takes around 5 minutes compared to the 30-45 minutes by car. The ALAS Aeorotour operates the service between 6am and 6pm every day. You can make reservations by contacting the company at the numbers below:   The two airports are located only 10kms from each other, but traffic…

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Dogs happiest when listening to Reggae

Researchers out of the University of Glasgow in Scotland found that dogs are happiest when listening to Reggae and soft rock. Researchers studied how dogs there responded to different styles of music. “Overall, the response to different genres was mixed highlighting the possibility that like humans, our canine friends have their own individual music preferences,” said Professor Neil Evans. “That being said, reggae music and soft rock showed the highest positive changes in behaviour.” The full study can be read…

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The Kardashians coming to Costa Rica this weekend

Turns out when the United States sends its people to Costa Rica, they’re not sending their best. According to US Weekly, the Kardashians are set to arrive in Costa Rica for the weekend. Sources say that Kendall, Kylie, Khloé, Kourtney, Kim, Kris and [her boyfriend] Corey [Gamble], all the kids, and Scott [Disick] are going. Rob Kardashian, Blac Chyna, Caitlyn Jenner and Kim’s husband, Kanye West will not be joining the group. This won’t be the Kardashians first trip to Costa…

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Costa Rica sues Nicaragua over disputed northern border

If good fences make good neighbors, then dirty rivers make for nasty land disputes. Costa Rica has filed a complaint against Nicaragua at the International Court of Justice because Nicragua established a military post on Costa Rican soil. The Nicaragua military post is on the Isla Calero in northeastern Costa Rica. “(Nicaragua) has installed a military post in a small strip of that Costa Rican territory. We took diplomatic steps … so that they would remove it, which did not…

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A record number of Americans travelled to Costa Rica in 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce just released its report on U.S. citizens traveling to international destinations and Central America saw an almost 10% increase in the number of Americans traveling abroad compared to 2015. The most popular month for Americans to travel to Central America is in July with over 320,000 visits. The least popular months are September and October with 146,000 visitors and 161,000 visitors respectively. Central America has 3.7% market share of all foreign trips, making it the…

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Wal-Mart coming to Liberia

Good news for shoppers in the Guanacaste region looking to save money. Wal-Mart announced it will be opening a store in Liberia soon. According to Wal-Mart this will be the biggest supermarket in the area. KFC also plans to open a new restaurant in Liberia as well. The new Wal-Mart will employ over 90 full time employees. This will be the 10th establishment of this type in the country by Wal-Mart.  

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45 things I wish I knew before moving to Costa Rica

It’s expensive. The locals are amazing. You will become addicted to Papaya. There are only two seasons here, wet and dry. Everybody speaks English. Trits are the best ice cream in the world. You don’t need a car to live here. The bus system is amazing. If you do have a car, you will pay a TON for repairs. Many of the expats are functioning alcoholics. Just because you drink 7 times a week does not make you an alcoholic.…

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Proof of onward travel for Costa Rica. A simple guide for travelers.

Costa Rica is such an amazing country that many people buy a one-way ticket in with no plans to leave. We don’t blame you! But, the officers and customs and immigration have a different idea about your one way trip to paradise. Costa Rica requires that you have proof of onward travel leaving Costa Rica to another country. Here are 5 simple tips for making sure you reach paradise a.k.a. Costa Rica The proof of onward travel is required when you…

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Costa Rica’s fittest city

It might be know as Costa Rica’s drunkest town, but Tamarindo is also the fittest city in Pura Vida land. After all, you got to work off all that beer somehow… Tamarindo is home to 4 gyms Wise Training Studio A video posted by Wise Training Studio (@wisetrainingstudio) on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:26am PST Tamarindo Fitness A photo posted by Tamarindo Fitness (@tamarindofitness) on Dec 22, 2016 at 5:55am PST Pacific Wave Crossfit A photo posted by Pacific Wave…

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