Taking a bus from Alajuela (San José Airport) to Liberia

Finding updated bus information online can be difficult, especially in countries where bus schedules are flexible. While Colombia typically has buses that frequently arrive/depart, I quickly learned that Costa Rica (being a smaller country) has more limited bus options between cities. For example, you can find a bus that goes nearly anywhere from San José, … Continue reading Taking a bus from Alajuela (San José Airport) to Liberia

Relaxing day trip from Pasto, Colombia: Laguna de la Cocha

If you find yourself in Pasto, Colombia, you must make time to visit Laguna de la Cocha. Laguna de la Cocha is a serene lagoon situated just 40 minutes outside of Pasto, Colombia, in a colorful fishing village. Visiting the lagoon is a perfect relaxing day trip from Pasto. Just walking around the little village, you'll … Continue reading Relaxing day trip from Pasto, Colombia: Laguna de la Cocha

Las Lajas Sanctuary in Ipiales, Colombia

El Santuario Las Lajas (Las Lajas Sanctuary) is a beautiful basilica located in a canyon in Ipiales, Colombia. Built with a gothic style between 1916 and 1949, Las Lajas is a popular tourist destination near the Ecuador border not only for its architecture, but for its religious and cultural significance in the region and its family-friendly walking trails, … Continue reading Las Lajas Sanctuary in Ipiales, Colombia