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

Eating

It's not easy being a vegetarian in Costa Rica. Here are my tips...

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Costa Rica Strike, Sept 10, 2018 / La Nación Facebook Page / Photo Credit to Albert Marin

Opinion

A general strike starts today in Costa Rica as unions fight proposed measures...

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La Mansion Inn, Costa Rica / Lisa Cederberg

Expat Stories

Stereotypes of hotels as tourism titans, which dominate and drain the local community,...

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Picadillo de Papa recipe / Melissa Guzman

Eating

Picadillos are famous in Costa Rica as one of our most typical dishes....

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Costa Rica Peace March, San Jose, August 2018 / James Dyde

Opinion

Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans marched in solidarity through the center of San Jose...

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Xenophobia in Costa Rica / Photo credit to CRHoy

Opinion

I’ll go right out on a limb and say this. Costa Rica is...

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