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

Travel

Manuel Antonio is Costa Rica’s smallest, yet most visited national park.    ...

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Travel

When people dream of scuba diving in tropical places, they picture clear, turquoise...

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Daily Life

I moved to Costa Rica in 2005 with my best friend, Simon, my...

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Daily Life

Expat Stories

I've been living in Costa Rica since 2006. Back then I didn't know...

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Opinion

With the UK trailing Costa Rica in the 2017 World Happiness Report, and...

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