About Jen Rulon

Jen Rulon is an avid traveler and writer for Costa Rica Escapes. She is also a triathlon coach and author. You can find her knowledge as an author and speaker ranging from Triathlete Magazine, Runners World, on the TEDx Stage, the Health and Wellness Expo in San Antonio, TX, Men's Journal Online New York Times. As she has retired from the triathlon space, Jen's love of Costa Rica began. She realized that she loves the beaches, and the coffee of Costa Rica and now wants to share through the eyes of what she sees with Costa Rica Escapes. Read Jen's stories and advice for travelers who wish to see the authentic side of Costa Rica on their vacation.

All articles by Jen Rulon:

Costa Rica Spring Break Vacation Guide for Families

Dad and Child on Costa Rica Beach

Spring break can be the perfect opportunity to enjoy a family trip somewhere new. Costa Rica is a popular spring break destination for many reasons: it has warm weather and excellent beaches, it’s readily accessible from the United States, and it caters to tourists while retaining an authentic feel — unlike, say, Cancún. If you’re […]

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How to Spend Thanksgiving in Costa Rica

Pura Vida for Thanksgiving in Costa Rica

So, you want to travel to Costa Rica with family or friends. And maybe thinking to yourself, “What is Thanksgiving like in Costa Rica?” In this article, we will help you understand what happens in Costa Rica during the USA Thanksgiving celebration because this is where we see a lot of tourists come down to […]

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How to Spend Christmas in Costa Rica in 2022

Christmas Ornament and Sea Shell on Costa Rica Beach

“I’m dreaming of a White Christmas. Just like the ones I used to know.” ~Bing Crosby, White Christmas. Bing Crosby must not have been to Costa Rica during Christmas because the only way you would see white is on the beaches but in Costa Rica during Christmas, you will see green, orange, red, purple, yellow, […]

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How to Plan a Yoga Retreat/Vacation to Costa Rica

Yoga Retreat/Vacation in Costa Rica

Have you ever wanted to take a girls’ trip to another country? Maybe you have been to the coast or Las Vegas with your friends, but what about putting on your own Yoga Retreat/Vacation in Costa Rica. While Costa Rica is known for the beautiful beaches to sunbathe and surf, many adventures of ziplining and […]

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