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A Delicious Descent from Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano

Street-side Snacks, Costa Rican Cuisine and a Cloudy Volcano Poás Volcano towers above Costa Rica’s capital city. Look up from any location in greater San Josè and you can’t miss the volcano’s majestic outline. Located only 30km (19 miles) from downtown, this active volcano is a site worth visiting. Poás has two immense craters and its unique draw is that visitors …

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In Costa Rica: An Airport Restaurant…On the Runway!

A few meters from Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José, Costa Rica lies the perfect watering hole for beer-guzzling AvGeeks, or “aviation geeks” like myself. La Candela is a two story bar and restaurant located directly across from the airport, alongside the main runway. Patrons can enjoy drinks and typical Costa Rican cuisine while plane-spotting like pros. Share This:

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Where Locals Eat in San José, Costa Rica

5 Great Places to Dine in Costa Rica’s Capital The city of San José, Costa Rica has a bad reputation. Even Lonely Planet’s website admits the typical tourist opinion of San José is that the city is “a necessary evil before heading to the ‘real’ Costa Rica.” From a local perspective, San José has much more to offer its visitors in …

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