Welcome to TICR!About this Site...

It all begins in Montezuma.

Overlooking the Gulf of the Nicoya, to the Pacific Ocean beyond... the time is 5:30am.

Costa Rica Sunrise
Costa Rica Sunrise

Views are just as gorgeous as ever.

A giant fiery sun, rising to yet another beautiful day, here in the land of Pura Vida.

It's an incredible place.


You know, typing this - about 2 and a half years have passed, since first stepping foot in the country.

And wow - there have been so many awesome experiences!

Hiking the Corcovado, zip lining Monteverde, surfing the Pacific & Caribbean, off-roading by quad and motorcycle, paragliding, bungee jumping, deep sea fishing, hanging with giant crocodiles, jumping 40 foot waterfalls, observing an active volcano at night...

Costa Rica Mom, Stephanie, Dad and Kathleen
Mom, Stephanie, Dad and Kathleen - a Costa Rican Jungle Safari

...and yes - meeting so many wonderful people along the way.

Costa Rica is a dream country.

And yes - seeing, doing and learning so much here on the Rich Coast...

Jeff Scarterfield in Costa Rica
Loving Costa Rica!

...the idea to create this website, came quite naturally.

Focusing on travel and life - This is Costa Rica recounts the many firsthand experiences that have taken place...

...and yes - the many very soon to come! :-)

Making this site has been a blast.

There's this saying, one I do my very best to live by...

"Do what you love, and love what you do."

Nothing could be more true, in making ThisisCostaRica.com.

I hope you enjoy it.

Pura vida!