5 Nov, 2018 in Alajuela

La Fortuna, north from San Jose in Costa Rica, is a gem of a city. Lots of wonderful things to do in this volcanic regions, and La Fortuna is most famous for hikes and hotsprings. It also features a few other attractions, like the chocolate/coffee tours, and a few eco parks where you can explore […]

14 Apr, 2018 in Alajuela

Do you know where chocolate comes from? how it’s made? I didn’t. Costa Rica is a good place to figure that out, it still, somehow, has an active Chocolate growing market, even if competition from cheaper labour countries is driving local farmers toward tourism to replace the mass plantations. So what you basically have are […]

24 Dec, 2017 in Alajuela, Visions

I began my Costa Rican adventures renting a car at San Jose and heading off to the north towards La Fortuna. First stop the La Paz Waterfall, a waterfall areas turned eco-Disney land that made me realize just how touristic and commercial Costa Rican “eco-travel” is. Still, can’t beat paved hikes to some gorgeous nature, […]

Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonVisions of Travel InstagramVisions of Travel InstagramVisions of Travel Instagram