The Differences Between the Traveler and the Tourist

Feb 6, 2015

Traveling around the world is one of the most fascinating experiences a human can encounter. Learning along with experiencing unique perceptions relative to a culture you aren’t particularly familiar with is a wonderful understanding to have. Many people misinterpret the word traveler with tourist, but they are not necessarily connected to each other. A traveler […]

The Origin of Surfing

The Origin of Surfing

Dec 19, 2014

Surfing is a such fascinating sport, it has its own culture and vocabulary, and early roots in Polynesian culture. It was first mentioned by Joseph Banks in the 1700’s, during Captains Cooks third voyage to the Pacific. Riding the waves started with body surfing; using a piece of wood was something that evolved over time. […]

Overnight Surf Trips in Costa Rica

Overnight Surf Trips in Costa Rica

Dec 5, 2014

Costa Rica is known as the happiest country in the world and rightfully so. There are so many enjoyable and fun activities to do while you are here on your family vacation.  One of the most popular activities to try out in Costa Rica is surfing. Here in Guanacaste where Real Surf Trips is located, […]

National Parks Day in Costa Rica

National Parks Day in Costa Rica

Aug 22, 2014

August 24th is National Parks Day in Costa Rica.  Costa Rica has 126 protected areas and of these 28 are National Parks and three are declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. These protected areas make up 25% of the county’s land. During the National Parks Day celebrations, there are often special tree planting ceremonies and […]

Wish you were here in Playa Negra

Wish you were here in Playa Negra

Apr 18, 2014

This post was originally featured on Swell.com: http://blog.swell.com/Real-surf-trips With South Swells’ tricking into the long -rage forecast, surfers are scrambling to book tickets to the tropics. Bob Witty of Real Surf Trips opened his home to the SWELL crew and dialed us into scoring the world class right hander at Playa Negra .   Photos: by […]

The Real Surf Trip Experience

The Real Surf Trip Experience

Dec 20, 2013

The Real Surf Trip Experience is a surf trip in Costa Rica like no other.  With over 20 years of local surf knowledge, including where the secret spots are (of which there are 17 surf breaks in 5 miles of our Playa Negra location), we will ensure you have an exceptional experience riding waves and […]