Costa Rica slang… La Goma

Costa Rica slang… La Goma

Mar 30, 2017

Costa Rica, considered to be the happiest country in the world, has some of the most hospitable, warm, patient and helpful people you will ever encounter!  They also have a fondness towards using regular everyday words and turning them into slang. So, before your next vacation in Costa Rica, do yourself a favor and learn […]

Pipa! Pipa!

Pipa! Pipa!

Mar 20, 2017

Since all of our surf camp locations are in tropical destinations, we thought we’d take a closer look at the most iconic of all tropical images: the coconut palm tree. First off… how did the coconut get its name?  Well, legend has it that the sailors aboard Vasco de Gama’s ship came up with the […]

The Indigenous Influence of Modern Dominican Culture

The Indigenous Influence of Modern Dominican Culture

Mar 10, 2017

Founded in 1493, The Dominican Republic is located in the Caribbean on the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with Haiti and is part of the Greater Antilles archipelago. Indigenous people of the Dominican Republic were mostly Taíno, or Classic Taíno as they are referred to in Hispaniola. However, the country also has predominant European […]

Costa Rica Slang: learn to talk like the locals

Costa Rica Slang: learn to talk like the locals

Feb 28, 2017

One of the leading destinations for those who want a place that is fun and invigorating to travel to is Costa Rica. There are so many activities that you will be able to experience once you get here. To be able to fit in with the locals, you will want to learn some of the […]

How to prepare for the upcoming Costa Rica surf season

Feb 20, 2017

Preparation for surfing during the Costa Rica surf season At Real Surf Trips, we think surfing is one of the most fun sports that one can engage in, it’s a whole body-mind activity. To get the most out of every surfing experience, you need to prepare effectively, and this has to do with not only […]

A wind-kite-surf vacation in the Dominican Republic

A wind-kite-surf vacation in the Dominican Republic

Feb 10, 2017

Why should people choose to vacation in the Dominican Republic for surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing? Booking the best holiday destination depends on what an individual is seeking to achieve. That means that your choice will depend on tastes and preferences concerning a particular destination. For those who love surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing, for example, […]