Category Archives for Costa Rica

A day trip from San José and sustainable tourism in Costa Rica

Excited I woke up five in the morning, ready for my first day in Costa Rica. Despite an exhausting and long flight, I could not sleep due to the time difference. On my first day, I was going on a day trip to the Volcano Poás, followed by a visit to a coffee estate. Sponsored […]

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Eco-tourism in Yorkin Indigenous Reserve

One of my highlights in Costa Rica was a trip deep into the jungle. I was there to meet the indigenous people from the Bribri community Yorkin. This gave me an opportunity to get a glimpse of their culture, and a better understanding of how community projects can contribute to conserving local cultures. Sponsored travel We were in the […]

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Pura Vida with Mariela

– I don’t have a specific favourite place in Costa Rica, because every single piece of my country has a particular beauty, says Mariela. I met Mariela Brenes Madrigal when I visited Costa Rica earlier this year, attending a press trip focusing on Eco tourism. She picked us up in the fashionable Hotel Grano de […]

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First glimpse of Costa Rica – Volcano Poás

After driving on winding mountain roads with the talkative travel guide Costas, getting the whole history of the sustainable travel focus in Costa Rica, we parked the car and started to walk towards Volcano Poás. He told me that it is one of the most visited volcanos in Costa Rica, due to the easy access […]

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