The weather in Costa Rica has a much bigger impact on vacation planning than it does in many other parts of the world, even in Central America. The best time to go to Costa Rica isn’t even consistent across this small but multi-faceted country. There may be torrential rain the whole month in Monteverde, but you may have clear skies in the Papagayo Peninsula or on the Caribbean beaches. If you want to be sure to avoid any rain, this country has a shorter dry season than most. The rainy season in Costa Rica can be as long as mid-April through mid-November in the wettest parts of the country. In the Osa Peninsula you’re looking at 20-30 inches of rain per month some of those months. The best bet for getting blue skies and sun is December through April for the interior and the Pacific Coast. Of course this coincides with when everyone else is going who is looking at the weather patterns, so crowds can be heavier. It’s not like the crowds drop to nothing in what the local … [Read more...] about When is the Best Time to Visit Costa Rica?
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It’s one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean and you can wear your swimsuit during just about any month. But when is the best time to visit the Dominican Republic? Our handy month-by-month guide will help you plan the perfect trip. The weather stays warm all year round in the Dominican Republic so there really is no bad time to visit. That’s said, the island does experience a rainy season and there’s distinction between the hotter and cooler times of year. The best time to visit the Dominican Republic depends on other factors too, like whether you’re tied to the school holidays or intent on keeping costs down. The weather in the Dominican Republic When thinking about the best time to visit the Dominican Republic, it’s worth bearing in mind that there are two main seasons; one wet and one dry. The dry season runs from December to April and is peak tourist season in the region while the wet season runs from June to … [Read more...] about The best time to visit the Dominican Republic
Wondering when’s the best time to visit the Caribbean? With its warm temperatures and beautiful scenery there’s no bad time to go but the seasons do vary so it’s a good idea to plan your vacation around the kind of weather you prefer. The best time to visit the Caribbean can depend on other factors too like your interests, budget and choice of island. This month-by-month guide will give you the lowdown on the best time to visit the Caribbean with details on climate, seasons, events and prices. The weather in the Caribbean When it comes to weather, the Caribbean is hailed as having a gloriously warm climate with very little seasonal variation. The weather patterns differ slightly from island to island but one thing that remains consistent is that it never gets cold in the Caribbean. The winter months are dry and warm, the summer months are hot and humid and the in-between months are a bit of both. The Caribbean sees some rain in the summer but even that falls in a … [Read more...] about The best time to visit the Caribbean
We all want to get the most and pay the least when we’re booking flights, hotel rooms or rental cars, but when it comes to locking down the best rates, many factors are at play. With flights and hotels, it’s usually supply and demand. New flight routes also play a role in whether you can score a business-class upgrade affordably, or you’re stuck spending a ton on whatever is available in economy. The time of year and perceived trendiness of a destination can also impact the cost, said David Solomito, travel expert and vice president of marketing at travel booking site Kayak. When these variables intersect, it can create a perfect storm of savings. Thanks to intensive data analysis from travel booking platforms Kayak, Hopper and Hipmunk, travelers can try to pinpoint the best time to book a vacation in the coming year. Here are some trends to watch out for. Save on Caribbean visits If a visit to the Caribbean is on your wish list for 2019, you can save some money by … [Read more...] about Where to go, and when to go there, in 2019
52 Places To Go 2019 (Tag bylines with individual items.), New York Times Published 8:47 pm CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Image 1 of / 39 Caption Close Image 1 of 39 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. … [Read more...] about The New York Times picks 52 places to go in 2019