Our first trip to Costa Rica began and ended at the Orquideas Inn in Alajuela, with a few drinks at the Marilyn Monroe Bar. It was a great location for jumping out to anywhere in Costa Rica. After several more trips since then, various jumping off points, and different experiences along the way, we're learned a thing or two. But we'll always remember our first time. Here's a simple guide to help out if you're a Costa Rica virgin too!