San Jose and vicinity (The Great Metropolitan Area)

The first thing you need to know is that when I speak of San Jose, or the city, I am actually referring to all the Great Metropolitan Area, which includes all of San Jose and a part of Heredia, Alajuela and Cartago. The most common place to stay of course, is San José, but if you are visiting family, you could end up on another part of the city. Knowing this, if you are on a business trip, sport tournament trip, or just visiting family, this will be a great guide for making your stay pleasant and avoid wasting your precious time in our country! If you just want to visit the city, you can go ahead and do it, but honestly, there are better places to visit (so don’t stay here long)! If you are travelling to San Jose to take some Spanish lessons, my recommendation, don’t.  I mean, I am sure you can find other language academies on a beach or rainforest where the view is better.  Continue reading “San Jose and vicinity (The Great Metropolitan Area)”

Alaska Cruise (Anchorage, Palmer, Hoover, Juneau, Skagway, Yukon, Icy Strait, Ketchikan, Vancouver)

helicopter view of knik

Going to Alaska made me feel like I was living inside a postcard. The views were incredible 24/7.. everywhere we went, the mountains, rivers and glaciers amazed us with their strong colours, gigantic sizes and beautiful structures. I mean, couldn’t stop taking pictures, even as we drove the highways or cruised the waters. This being say, let me tell you everything we did and how we felt about it.  Continue reading “Alaska Cruise (Anchorage, Palmer, Hoover, Juneau, Skagway, Yukon, Icy Strait, Ketchikan, Vancouver)”