The first time I was traveling in Costa Rica I rented a surf board on the beach of Tamarindo determined to learn to surf, with absolutely no prior experience. There [...]
After an adventurous day horseback riding, hiking and rappelling down a 100 foot waterfall in the Costa Rican jungle, I was looking forward to nothing more than lounging around Blue Osa Yoga Retreat's Pool with a fruity cocktail. That thought lasted a mere ten minutes, until someone mentioned baby turtles.
If you are man (or woman) enough to brave a steep two hour cliff-hugging horseback ride, a half hour slippery, muddy hike through the forest and a 100 foot rappel down King Louis Waterfall at Matapalo, then I have the perfect excursion for you.
Heading to a yoga retreat in Costa Rica frightened and excited me all at the same time. The intimidating part was that it had been over a year since I had practiced any yoga; my mat was getting dusty in the back of the closet and my downward dog looked more like a lazy cat stretching.
I had many amazing adventures in Costa Rica; ziplining through the rain forest, relaxing in the famous Tabacon natural hot springs and, the most thrilling, dozens of furry Coati [...]
Natural Hot Springs exist all over the world and are defined as sites where groundwater is discharged at a particular location. Out of all the places in the world, I [...]
Who dreams up things like ziplining? Seriously? Is there some crazy adventurer who sits around and says,"I'll tie cords to these here trees, attach a person to a pulley [...]