Category Archive: costa rica

Vulcán Arenal

From Kathy and Bernie’s treehouse, we headed to our last destination of the trip: Vulcán Arenal (the Arenal Volcano). Although the volcano is currently in “nap-mode,” it was the country’s most active volcano… Continue reading

Costa Rica: A Long Sleeper’s Paradise

One thing you should know about me is that I need lots of sleep. So much, in fact, that real, card-carrying doctors have actually diagnosed me as a “long sleeper.” (I even provided… Continue reading

The Cloud Forest

Mid-way through our journey (after the tarantula incident), we made our way up into the Cloud Forest – a foggy, lush area smack-dab in the middle of the country. Getting there certainly wasn’t… Continue reading

Once Upon a Treehouse

With the Arenal Volcano in our rear-view mirror, we headed toward what was to be my favorite part of the trip. For my birthday, Rob booked a stay at an eco lodge called… Continue reading

Drinkin’ With the Ticos

  Our Liberia AirBNB host, Andrés, was unavailable to meet us at the apartment, and instead left a key with the rental service and asked us to call him. One friendly but awkward… Continue reading