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 Coffee: Positive Change, One Cup At A Time

Coffee is one of Costa Rica's most famous and delicious exports. But beyond...

Checking Out The Emerging Food Scene in Costa Rica

Until recently, there wasn't a food scene in Costa Rica. But that's all changing...

What it’s like to fish in the Los Sueños Triple Crown….. And Win!

The Los Sueños Triple Crown is Costa Rica bill fishing's most prestigious tournament....

Multiculturalism In Costa Rica: Bridging The Gap Between Ticos And Foreigners

Costa Rica is a multicultural society with many foreigners living in it. And...

How To Create The Perfect Costa Rica Itinerary

Are you planning a vacation to Costa Rica? A long-time travel consultant talks...