Hotel Review: Hotel Hojarascas, Heredia, Costa Rica

This review is of a hotel a little off the beaten path, but with many international students attending the nearby National University of Costa Rica, it may be useful for parents or families dropping off or visiting students, as well as anyone else visiting the area. Heredia, Costa Rica, known as the “City of Flowers”, has a population of about 123,000 […]

How 15k AAdvantage miles saved me some serious time and more than $500

Collecting airline miles and hotel points isn’t always about First Class flights and $1000 hotel rooms. Yes, those are awesome and highly doable, but the flexibility they give you in other situations can be amazing as well! Here is one such case. I live near Tampa, and needed to be in Miami for a cruise […]

Costa Rica Taxi Guide – what to look for and what to look out for!

If you’re going to Costa Rica, and you don’t plan on renting a car, you’ll need to get around. Taxis are just one option, but you’ll want to know a few things before hopping in one.   • Orange Taxis are the official airport taxi!   If you are flying into SJO (Juan Santamaria International […]