Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica: The destination for the adventurous

Super happy but oh, so sunburnt!
Super happy but oh, so sunburnt!

Laying on a beach bordered on one side with bright blue ocean, and on the other by a Nature Park filled with monkeys and other wildlife going about their business, I thought to myself, “This is paradise.”

It looked like paradise, it felt like paradise: Therefore I shall always refer to Manuel Antonio as my little slice of paradise. Read More »

Things don’t always go to plan – San Jose, Costa Rica

So much fog, so little view.
So much fog, so little view.

So I was off to the environmental heaven of Central America on Contiki’s Costa Rica Unplugged tour.

With a population of almost 5 million people, one of the most interesting things about Costa Rica is that the country has recently become 100% dependent on renewable energies – Take note, Australia!

I was set to explore the beautiful nation from coast to coast, tip to tail, starting in the capital of San Jose. Read More »