There’s no way you’ll run out of adventurous things to do in La Fortuna! In case you’re looking for ideas though, check out this post. I visited Costa Rica for a week and spent the majority of my time exploring the La Fortuna - Arenal area.
While 1 week isn’t nearly enough time to travel all of Thailand, it’s plenty of time to get a feel for Chiang Mai and Pai. Check out this post for a one week travel itinerary that covers both of these Northern Thailand cities.
When it comes to winter hiking near Seattle, I’m always a little nervous about driving on bad roads or ending up on a trail covered in snow (and not being prepared for it). So when I hiked Little Si and didn’t run into either issue, I knew I had to write about it.