Backpacking in Costa Rica: World of Snakes, Grecia and Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center (formerly Rescate Animal Zooave)

When I was backpacking in Costa Rica, I was based mostly in San Jose and Alajuela. It was my last country of call on that adventure overland from Mexico City down to Alajuela. I was able to get a good mix of urban and rural life in Costa Rica. While staying at the Hemingway Inn in Read more about Backpacking in Costa Rica: World of Snakes, Grecia and Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center (formerly Rescate Animal Zooave)[…]

A Cool Guide to Costa Rica’s Capital: The Real San Jose by Michael Miller

You might have read my post on a walking tour of San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital. I was staying in the quirky and inspiring Hemingway Inn in San Jose. A building with character and history and by chance I got to meet Michael Miller there. Michael has written an awesome book on San Jose which Read more about A Cool Guide to Costa Rica’s Capital: The Real San Jose by Michael Miller[…]

Book Review: Mercenary Justice by Deacon Blake

You might have read some of my book reviews before, it’s something I’m strict about. I only ever read books that I am genuinely interested in, and I never go browsing for books and just nonchalantly pick one up and read it. That will never happen. In the last 5 years or so, I’ve read Read more about Book Review: Mercenary Justice by Deacon Blake[…]

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Walking Tour of San Jose, Costa Rica: Top 10 Sights

While backpacking in Costa Rica recently you might have read how I stayed in the inspiring Hemingway Inn in the Barrio Amon in San Jose. During my stay, not only did I meet traveller and author Deacon Blake, but I also met Michael Miller, who has written a guidebook on exploring the real San Jose. Read more about Walking Tour of San Jose, Costa Rica: Top 10 Sights[…]

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Staying in Kaps Place, San Jose, Costa Rica: Awesome Family Run Bed and Breakfast

Costa Rica was the last country on my Central American adventure and I was in dire need of a private room and a cosy one. Night buses, dorms, bed bugs and early mornings had taken their toll. I was lucky then that I found Kaps Place in San Jose, Costa Rica! This is a wonderfully Read more about Staying in Kaps Place, San Jose, Costa Rica: Awesome Family Run Bed and Breakfast[…]

One Inspiring Night: Staying in the Hemingway Inn, San Jose, Costa Rica

Well life continues to inspire me and when you wake up in the morning you have no idea where you will end up that night. This is what I buzz off. However before I had even got my bus to San Jose, I sent a quick fire e-mail to a place that intrigued me – Read more about One Inspiring Night: Staying in the Hemingway Inn, San Jose, Costa Rica[…]

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