San Jose Travel Tips
Packed with office towers and shopping malls, men chattering on mobiles and girls in low-rise jeans, San Jose is more cosmopolitan than other Central American capitals. World-class restaurants offer delicacies alongside traditional, more humble Tico eateries. Museums, theaters and cinemas dot the cityscape and the nightlife is vibrant.
San Jose is also a good hub for visiting Costa Rica's national parks, beaches and rainforests.
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Bustling big city or nature’s haven? Whichever way you see it, San Jose offers plenty of excitement for the first time and returning visitor alike. In fact, its obvious architecture of tall ...
San Jose in Costa Rica is many things to many people. Looming skyscrapers, glitzy malls, busy businessmen and a fast-paced lifestyle is perhaps the more obvious appearance to those visiting on ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, January 2012
On February 3, superstar Elton John will be performing in San Jose , Costa Rica , with a very special opening act: Minister of Culture and Youth Manuel Obregon . Appointed to the position by ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, December 2011
This isn’t say, however, that the Costa Rican capital doesn’t celebrate the season in style. The second-largest party in the country begins the day after Christmas in San Jose, Las Fiestas de ...
Written by David J, March 2013
This small museum in central San Jose, Costa Rica, holds the world’s largest collection of American jade, containing a vast array of jewelry and artifacts, as well as an exhibit that offers a ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012
There’s a joke, in tourism circles at least, that says, “San Jose: It’s only 45 minutes from Costa Rica!” The bustling, modern metro area of almost 2 million people is indeed a far cry from the ...
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