Costa Rica
The Switzerland of Central America

69

The number of years since the army was abolished in Costa Rica.

2,925,128

The number of foreign visitors who visited Costa Rica last year.

27.44

The percentage of protected land in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Stories, Information, & Opinion

Expat Stories

Tacos4Ticos is a charity project operating in some of the rougher areas in...

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Opinion

Anybody who’s been knocking around the bottom half of Central America knows about...

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Expat Stories

After moving to Costa Rica in 2009, I looked for employment in the...

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Travel

For years, it seemed it was mostly tourists from the United States and...

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Daily Life

The Costa Rica healthcare system is a one-payer medical system. Every foreigner obtaining...

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Opinion

Do you ever dream of being shameless? Or wishing to capitalize on a...

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