Tag Archives:


Travel Experience Collection: Guanacaste, Costa Rica Series

The following is a complete collection of the Travel Experience: Guanacaste, Costa Rica series of posts. To read a post, click on the article below. Hotel Review: Travel Experiences: Drink Reviews: Trip Reports: Top 10 List:

Travel Experience: The Pacific Beaches of Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Having gotten my fill of awesome hiking trails and rainforest exploration (Rincon, Arenal, Mistico, and La Fortuna), it was at last time to do that other thing Costa Rica is known for: relaxing at the beach. The Pacific Beaches of Guanacaste: With the immaculate Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort as my hub, some of the most popular […]

Travel Experience: Hiking The Arenal Volcano 1968 Trails (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

Earlier in the day, we did the Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and then hiked the La Fortuna Waterfall trail. After a brief stop back in La Fortuna Town for an excellent lunch of tacos, ceviche and cerveza at La Parada (on the south side of Fortuna Park), it was once again time to consult the […]

Travel Experience: Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

After the previous day’s trip to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, it was time for the main attraction of northern Costa Rica: Arenal Volcano. But first, we decided to stop at an ecological reserve that fellow tourists have been raving about as an ideal place to spot a sloth (and an eyelash-viper, but […]

Travel Experience: Hiking Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

After checking in to the amazing Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, it was time to start exploring Costa Rica! One of this closest National Parks to explore was Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park – an active volcano (it last erupted in 1998) said to have some great little hikes. We were interested in the popular […]

Review: Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

A Travel-Hacker’s Dream: One of the worst-kept secrets in the world of travel-hacking is the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Like the Park Hyatt Maldives, this Hyatt property is an obligatory “must-visit” resort for every travel-hacker. Why? There are three main reasons: #1: As a Hyatt Category 4 hotel, The Andaz Peninsula […]