Manuel Antonio National Park


Now it’s my turn to complain about the cold weather! OK, perhaps it’s not as cold as Freiburg at the moment, but it’s colder than I expected it to be in Greece. So to bring back a few warm (or perhaps I should say hot and humid) memories, I’ve decided to write about Costa Rica […]

Crocodile bridge

Tarcoles bridge crocs

During one of my first roadtrips in Costa Rica, which was from Arenas del Mar to the capital San Jose, we stopped off for a coffee and tortilla at a roadside café. We had quite a way to go but for some reason Piero (the Sustainability Coordinator at the hotel) wanted to take a walk across the […]



One of the major perks of my internship at Arenas del Mar was to test some of the trips offered by local providers. It’s a good way of ensuring that guests know what to expect and won’t be disappointed when they go on the trips themselves. Just before leaving Manuel Antonio, I had the chance to […]