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Inside Background
Like any big city, San Jose has its issues with crime. However, most crimes are...
Last edited: 25 June 2006
San Jose was originally known as Villa Nueva de la Boca del Monte (New Village...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
The Costa Rica Tourism Board maintains a comprehensive website that covers just...
Last edited: 25 June 2006
Temperatures are constant throughout the year in San Jose, ranging between the...
Last edited: 25 June 2006
Inside Transportation
Juan Santamaria International Airport is the main airport serveing San Jose...
Last edited: 25 July 2016
Driving a car is inadvisable in San Jose. Not only are the roadways confusing...
Last edited: 2 November 2013
Renting a car gives you the most freedom in terms of going wherever you want...
Last edited: 15 June 2014
Inside Things to Do
Day Trips Option from San Jose- Alajuela area:   One day tour to La Paz...
Last edited: 8 March 2016
With its rich cultural history, it should come as no surprise that San Jose...
Last edited: 13 March 2012
To find out what's going on around town, be sure to pick up a copy of La Nacion...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
If you are after a more "authentic" souvenir, you'll want to head outside...
Last edited: 19 August 2012
La Salle Natural History Museum is perhaps the only museum of this kind in the...
Last edited: 19 February 2015
San Jose has a lot of great night spots, but more often than not they are hard...
Last edited: 4 March 2011
Whitewater rafting class III and IV rapids on the world famous Pacuare River in...
Last edited: 22 July 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Location: C.C Plaza Boulevard, Escazu, San Jose 300 meters south of the...
Last edited: 26 April 2009
Latin American flavors at this dining location.
Last edited: 6 January 2009
Inside Costa Rica: For Foreign Visitors
The official currency is the colon, but American dollars are usually accepted...
Last edited: 23 March 2016
Important notice about traveling to Costa Rica: As of January 8, 2007...
Last edited: 11 June 2012
In case of emergency dial 911. For other important telephone numbers, as well...
Last edited: 2 November 2013
  What is your name? ¿Cuál es su nombre? Hello! ¡Hola! Pure Life Pura Vida Good...
Last edited: 29 November 2014
Phone numbers in Costa Rica recently changed. All phone numbers have 8 digits...
Last edited: 4 February 2015
Tipping at restaurants, bars and coffee shops is optional. A ten percent...
Last edited: 5 July 2015
Some travelers have had difficulties traveling in and around Costa Rica. You...
Last edited: 2 March 2015
When it comes to locations for destination weddings, the world is full of...
Last edited: 23 October 2014
Knowing what to expect and taking precautions will give you a better chance to...
Last edited: 28 February 2015
Costa Rica is a very popular spot for eco-tourism.  It combines low cost and...
Last edited: 17 September 2013
Costa Rica golf courses are bunched together are two areas: Guanacaste and San...
Last edited: 24 September 2010
MONTEVERDE'S MUST SEES During the Korean War some Quakers from Alabama decided...
Last edited: 24 March 2015
When you go to any bank in Costa Rica, whether a state bank or a private bank...
Last edited: 26 November 2014
Costa Rica: a spectacular landscape nestled between two continents and two...
Last edited: 28 November 2008
Here is a list of what you can do during your visit to Costa Rica: Visiting...
Last edited: 13 January 2016