San José is the capital city of the Central American Republic of fabulous Costa Rica and is the focus for the fast-growing, important commercial and environmental industry that is EcoTourism – a new concept enabling visitors to go to areas of natural beauty and history while respecting the integrity of the ecosystem, a difficult balancing act for the authorities who aim to promote the environmental flora and fauna but give the local population alternative ways of benefitting financially. So much for the serious stuff! – you’re an EcoTourist and your desire is to immerse yourself in the flora and fauna of San José during your Costa Rican vacation. Continue reading
Where to eat?
In any local coffee shop and restaurant always high-quality servis. If you want to try local cuisine just need to order paella, fideuà, tapas, and in the summer – gazpacho.
Barceloneta, Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella, Nova Icaria and Bogatell, the Paseo Maritimo and Sant Sebastia – any of the beaches of the Catalan capital is an excellent place for swimming and sunbathing. All beaches are free to visit.
Parking car in Amsterdam.
It is not easy to find space for parking. Also parking in the city center is very expensive. If you break parking rules where you shouldn’t, your vehicle wheels will be locked.
Currency Exchange Rates.
Best place to exchange money is a train station. Bank “GWK” on the Central Station takes the lowest commissions and open 24 hours a day. If you pay by credit card, in some small shops and hotels you may pay extra 4-5%.