Traveling to the tropics is different to other parts of the world. Plan ahead for your trip to Costa Rica with these immunizations and minimize health problems on your trip.
Before you pack your bags for Costa Rica, there are a few things to consider that will help keep you healthy and out of trouble during your stay.
Unfortunately, aside from the steamy jungles and pristine beaches, Costa Rica is not exempt from petty crimes like pick pocketing and purse snatching.
Given the geological and geographic variety of Costa Rica, this ecosystem is greatly affected by a variety of natural occurrences, not all of them good, so it's essential you are aware of what could happen and understand how to keep yourself safe.
Getting around Costa Rica by car, bus or taxi can be a challenge! Find out how to navigate the roads of Costa Rica safely with these tips.
The sublime tropical climate of Costa Rica brings a few interesting and exotic nasties. Our roving medical expert, Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD, helps sort out your Trypanosomiasis from your Leptospirosis.