Costa Rica

Cloud Forest Costa Rica: A guide for visiting Monteverde

The Cloud Forest Costa Rica is an incredible place to visit and should absolutely be on any Costa Rica itinerary! In this article I teach you all about the Cloud Forest Costa Rica, where it is, what to do whilst there and why you should visit. Intrigued? Read on to...

Ecotourism in Costa Rica: Where to go and why

Ecotourism in Costa Rica is big business. The ecotourism industry has been rapidly expanding worldwide, and Costa Rica a is proudly one of the world leaders in this sector. But why is Costa Rica so good at ecotourism and where are there best places for an ecotourist to travel in Costa Rica? In this article I will explain all... What is ecotourism? Ecotourism in Costa Rica is popular, and that...

read more

Cloud forests | A simple explanation

The first time that I encountered cloud forests was on my travels through Costa Rica. I was fascinated by these unique ecosystems and I really enjoyed learning more about them. So, I thought I would share some of the things that I have learnt about cloud forests on my travels with you in this article. Below I will explain what a cloud forest is, why the are called 'cloud forests', where these...

read more

Visiting the Costa Rica volcanoes: What you should know

The Costa Rica volcanoes should be a highlight of any trip to this beautiful country. They are absolutely fascinating and very beautiful! If you are considering visiting these natural attractions though, it is best to be prepared! In this article I have outlined the top Costa Rica volcanoes and what you should know before you go! The Costa Rica volcanoes Costa Rica is sometimes referred to as...

read more

The best eco lodges in Costa Rica

The best eco lodges in Costa Rica are some of the best in the world! Costa Rica has some fantastic options for tourists who want to take a holiday with fewer impacts on the environment. Read on to find out which are the best eco lodges in Costa Rica and why you should stay in one! What is an eco lodge? Essentially, an eco lodge is a type of accommodation that is dedicated to having minimal...

read more

Costa Rica with a Baby

When I was planning our first adventure as a threesome, I was nervous about where might or might not be appropriate to take a four-month-old baby. Is it too hot? Too cold? Too many mosquitos? Is it a Malaria area? What is the hygiene like? The list of concerns seemed never-ending! Eventually we decided on Costa Rica after having read extensively about how Matt and Jenn, who blog over at Two...

read more

ABOUT

Dr Hayley Stainton

Hi, am Dr Hayley Stainton

I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

Follow Me

LATEST POSTS

Ethnography: A SIMPLE explanation

Ethnography is a term that many students and researchers will come across. Associated with cultural and social anthropology, ethnography involves the study of people. Whilst the term ethnography might sound complicated (and many research books will explain it in a...

Likert scale: A SIMPLE guide for beginners

If you are wondering what the likert scale is and how it work, then you have come to the right place! Whether you are about to do a research project or dissertation, conduct some market research or do some quantitative data analysis, I will teach you everything that...

The Best Eco Lodges in the World

Which are the best eco lodges in the world? Well, this is a difficult question to answer! After all, there are soooo many eco lodges all over the world nowadays. However, some ecotourism entrepreneurs have mastered the eco lodge business more than others, and in this...

Hogmanay: Everything you need to know

Hogmanay is a festival that is BIG for people in Scotland. But people outside of Scotland.... well, they may never have heard of it. After having a fantastic time celebrating Hogmanay, however, I thought that should change! So through this article I intend to teach...