"Very easy read and informative for my travel clients I was able to give them the best trip ever " - Amazon Review
"Getting ready for my first trip to Costa Rica and this book gave me answers to my concerns. Great guide for first-time travel. Thank you" -Amazon Reviewer
"I was so glad I got this and did some scanning of the pertinent sections. Especially the directions for navigating the San Jose airport It was nice to know about some customs and social norms before going there."- Amazon Review
"A must-read before visiting Costa Rica" - Amazon Review
If you are visiting Costa Rica for the first time, this book will be invaluable. It is filled with insider tips to give you a head start on your Costa Rica vacation so you can "know before you go." The information and explanations will save you time and confusion. You'll also learn Costa Rica Spanish words along the way.
Learn about the history and culture of Costa Rica, when to go, what to pack, where to go. You'll know what to expect when you arrive in Costa Rica, with a complete walk-through of the airport. We've also included information to keep you safe during your vacation, the ins-and-outs of travel in the country, like renting a car, taking the bus or taxi, and hiring a private driver.
Learn the differences between restaurants and sodas, grocery stores, pulperias and ferias (farmers markets), pharmacies and macrobioticas (health food stores). We'll also tell you how to shop, where to find the best prices on souvenirs and how to avoid "gringo pricing."
Read this "Handy Guide" on the plane and carry it with you as you explore this amazing country.