Costa Rica: the Pura Vida Country
A Travel Guide
John P. Cross
Travelers today are increasingly interested in ecotourism travel in exotic locations. Costa Rica is probably the most popular ecotourism location due to its national parks, rare wildlife, and adventure activities such as trekking, zip lining, and rafting. John P. Cross, a seasoned traveler and passionate environmental advocate, shares a new guide focused on helping travelers of all ages and experience levels to embrace the Pura Vida (pure life) in Costa Rica. Cross leads others on a roadmap through this inviting country while sharing practical advice and tips on how to properly budget, pack, and use an app when planning a trip. Additionally, Cross provides insight into history of Costa Rica, the city of San Jose, and other popular sites. Included is a packing checklist, a mini-Spanish Dictionary, and lists of popular restaurants and hotels.