San Jose – The Capital of Costa Rica

To understand Costa Rica, you first must understand the culture, and to understand the culture then you have to study the capital city, San Jose. San Jose is the largest and the most densely populated city in Costa Rica, it is normally the first port of call for people visiting this most diverse country. (more…)

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Getting Around Costa Rica

Costa Rica is not one of the biggest countries in the world, yet its topography means that it is one of the most difficult to build transport infrastructures for. This has not stopped the country from building them, it has just taken great planning and large investments of money to overcome the steep slopes and tropical vegetation. [caption id="attachment_84" align="alignright" width="259"] The rail line from Alajuela to Limon[/caption] One of the earliest projects was to build a rail line from Alajuela in the interior to Puerto Limon on the Caribbean…

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