Choosing the right hostel when travelling can be quite challenging. Even though you can get all the information online and see the pictures, in reality it's not always the case of 'what you see is what you get'. For this reason, I've decided to start reviewing hostels in places that I travel to, so that I can give an honest opinion of the accommodation and in that way help others make easier decision on where to stay.
SJO airport is not located in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, but in a city right next to it, called Alajuela. Located about 20km from downtown San Jose, the journey takes approximately 35 minutes without traffic congestion. It's simple and easy to get from SJO to San Jose by various means of transport. You have as many as five different options. Bus from SJO to San Jose is your cheapest option. However, depending on your circumstances you might want to choose one that suits you most.
Costa Rica is a nature and wildlife rich country offering picturesque views and breath-taking experiences. There are so many places to visit here. La Fortuna in Costa Rica should be on top of your list. Don’t waste your time in the capital, San José, which is very westernised with McDonalds, Starbucks and other popular fast food chains on every corner. Get the real taste of Costa Rica and head straight to La Fortuna. The small town surrounded by incredible nature will win your heart! It’s one of the most popular places visited amongst tourists and there's a reason for it! There are plenty of things to do in La Fortuna, that will make your stay a great adventure.
Costa Rica offers a diverse nature and wildlife, which makes is a true paradise. From beautiful white sandy beaches to green rainforests and mounting volcanos.
There are some essential things you need to pack for Costa Rica to stay safe and which will help you on your journey. This post lists all the items you will need. Use this as your checklist to ensure you pack everything you need to bring on your trip to Costa Rica.
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