Costa Rica
The Switzerland of Central America


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


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


The percentage of protected land in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Stories, Information, & Opinion

Costa Rica Cost Of Living: Comparing San Jose With Four European Cities

Alan Prendergast compares his personal experiences of the San Jose, Costa Rica cost...

The Costa Rican Vacations Top Twenty Instagram Images Ever!

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Is Costa Rica Safe Enough To Travel To In 2020?

Last week, the US State Department downgraded Costa Rica from Level 1 to...

A Few Tips About Volunteering In Costa Rica

We published a recent article about the best places to volunteer in Central...

What Makes FAD Fishing At The Costa Rica Seamounts So Special?

Fishing expert and boat owner Justin DeBoom talks about FAD fishing and what...

My First Costa Rica Surf Lesson

Jocelyn Grzeszczak takes a Costa Rica surf lesson in Tamarindo. Here, she talks...