Zip Lining and Tarzan Swing in Costa Rica

My four days at the Blue River Resort and Hot Springs was almost up, but I had time for one last day activity – some jungle zip-lining. Today’s day trip costs about $45 and involves getting strapped to super long metal cables and thrown through the jungle, over waterfalls and gorges, until you reach the other side, Continue Reading »

Tubing in Costa Rica

So I was loving my four day stay in the Blue River Resort and Hot Springs, I spent all day yesterday riding horses through the jungle followed by a nice hour or two in the four natural hot spring pools they have on their grounds. This morning I was ready for another change of pace though Continue Reading »

Blue River Resort Review, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the most popular tourist destination in all of Central America. It’s super safe, ridiculously beautiful and offers a tourist infrastructure like no other country in the region. Most people end up in La Fortuna, Monteverde and perhaps on the beaches and I understand that, I also went there but that wasn’t the Continue Reading »

Kayaking the Nicaraguan Islets in Granada

Granada blew me away, the beauty of the town, the gorgeous surroundings and the cracking day trips, it’s really a hot spot on the backpacking Central American trail. Yesterday I hiked up the Mombacho volcano with Tierra Tours and today I joined them on their kayaking tour around Las Isletas. For the readers who have traveled Continue Reading »

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