To The Ticas Heart and Back chronicles a traveler account of her Costa Rica experience. This book is an easy and comical read that reveals both the logistical and emotional side of traveling in Costa Rica. The writer does a day-by-day account of her and her husband’s twelve day stay. Her writing style flows well, and the book gives a great introduction to two regions of Costa Rica. Within this account, the adventure reveals romantic and heartfelt stories weaved around the people of Costa Rica (Ticas).