10 Reasons to Backpack Costa Rica

When people ask me where they should backpack, whether they’re seasoned backpackers or going for the first time, my first thought is always Costa Rica. Costa Rica blew my expectations way out of the water. I couldn’t have imagined seeing and doing as much as I had in the three weeks that I was there,... Continue Reading →

Backpacking Costa Rica

Who knew that you could make customized maps on googlemaps? AMAZING. Here's where we ventured to last month in the beautiful Costa Rica. We went from San Jose - Manuel Antonio - La Fortuna - Monteverde - San Jose - Mal Pais - Santa Teresa - San Jose xx, S Instagram | Tumblr | Twitter | Youtube  

My Costa Rica Travel Budget

Backpacking Costa Rica: 16 nights, 17 days  ** Prices are in USD** **Also some of these prices i.e. for tours, were cheaper because I was travelling with a friend** Flight: $420 [Thunder Bay-Toronto-San Jose with West Jet) Hostels: $269 Broken down: Manuel Antonio x3 nights - $43, La Fortuna x4 nights - $65, Monteverde x2 nights - $25,... Continue Reading →

Climbing Cherro Chato Volcano 

To begin this story let's just mention that I was not mentally prepared to hike a volcano in the extreme humidity of Costa Rica and 37 degrees Celsius. Your skin literally just becomes sweat and you have to accept this 3 minutes in to the climb. Climbing Cherro Chato wouldn't be so difficult if it... Continue Reading →

Manuel Antonio National Park

Bus from hostel: 305 colones Entrance: 16USD We had an amazing time at the national park. We did every single trail possible and my calves are still sore from all the stairs and walking 3 days later! It rained on us in the morning but it's been so hot that we didn't even mind. We... Continue Reading →

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