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  • Genre:TRAVEL
  • SubGenre:Central America
  • Language:English
  • Pages:100
  • eBook ISBN:9781483539546

The Real San Jose

Michael Miller's Guide to Downtown San José, Costa Rica

by Michael Miller

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This book is your introduction to Downtown San José, the capital city of Costa Rica.  Whether you are visiting San José for a day or two, or you plan to live here for a year or two, this book will help you make the most of The Real San José.

The Real San José, Michael Miller's Guide to Downtown San José, Costa Rica will tell you what you need to know to get your feet on the ground and to start enjoying this exciting city.

*  It will help you get familiar with the layout of Downtown San José and it will make it easy to find your way around.

*  It will introduce you to hidden gems of restaurants.

*  It will tell you about the "don't miss" attractions within walking distance of your hotel.

*  It will inform you about the cultural, historical and religious sites that are an essential part of Downtown San José.

*  And if you decide to stay for a while, it will be your guide to basic services like grocery shopping, laundry service, finding a pharmacy, changing money and so much more.

The Real San José, with 25 photographs and a helpful map of Downtown San José, is your essential tool to get out and start having fun in this wonderful city.


San José, Costa Rica is a city of surprises.  Many visitors arrive with a head full of pre-conceived notions, not all of them good.  Like any big city, San José has its problems and imperfections.  But the more you look, the more you will see the tremendous variety of diversions and attractions it has to offer.

That's what The Real San José is all about.

San José is the capital city, the financial headquarters and the historical/cultural center of Costa Rica.  And once you get past the traffic, the noise and the chaos of the place, you will find a promising cosmopolitan city emerging from the jungle.

With The Real San José, Michael Miller's Guide to Downtown San José, Costa Rica, its like having experienced San José explorer, Michael Miller, at your side to help you:

  *  To find great restaurants, bars and coffee houses;

  *  To learn about the art, the architecture, the museums and the great neighborhoods;

  *  To discover that, yes, there are night-time activities to which you can take your family.  Things like the National Symphony, dance, and live theater.

With dozens of photographs and a handy map of Downtown San José, this book is perfect for the visiting family in town for a couple of days; for the international student; for the business person; and for prospective retirees.

With the help of The Real San José you will soon feel confident to get out and explore all that Downtown San José has to offer.

About the author

Michael Robert Miller, with over forty years of business experience, has travelled extensively in the Far East and Central America. He has been visiting San José, Costa Rica since the 1980's and has made it his mission to discover all that the city has to offer. Mr. Miller has served in the United States Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran. He holds a degree in economics. Mr. Miller currently spends his time in San José, Costa Rica and Naples, Florida.

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