Until recently, there wasn’t a food scene in Costa Rica. But that’s all changing with a bunch of innovative and creative chefs and restaurants turning San… Read More »Checking Out The Emerging Food Scene in Costa Rica
Switzerland of Central America
The number of years since army was abolished in Costa Rica.
The number of foreign visitors who visited Costa Rica pre-pandemic.
The percentage of protected land in Costa Rica.
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The Los Sueños Triple Crown is Costa Rica bill fishing’s most prestigious tournament. Here is how our resident fishing expert Justin DeBoom ended up on… Read More »What it’s like to fish in the Los Sueños Triple Crown….. And Win!
Costa Rica is a multicultural society with many foreigners living in it. And yet there often appears to be a gulf between Costa Ricans and… Read More »Multiculturalism In Costa Rica: Bridging The Gap Between Ticos And Foreigners
Whenever the subject of obesity in Costa Rica comes up in expat circles, many are quick to blame the influx of US-style fast food. But… Read More »Is Gringo Fast Food Responsible For Obesity In Costa Rica?
Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans marched in solidarity through the center of San Jose on Saturday to oppose and counteract the violence against Nicaraguan refugees carried… Read More »Costa Ricans, Nicaraguans, And Others March For Peace And Solidarity
Do you ever dream of being shameless? Or wishing to capitalize on a random local event or occurrence for your own benefit? Hoping it will… Read More »JP Sears And How Not To Make Something Go Viral
The impressions of a newly-arrived intern from the United States upon arriving in San Jose, Costa Rica to live and work for a few months.… Read More »My First Impressions Of Life In San Jose, Costa Rica
Chiliguaros are famous in Costa Rica for delivering a good buzz and a bad hangover. They are Costa Rica’s greatest beverage. Here are five reasons… Read More »Five Reasons Why Costa Rica’s Chiliguaros Are The Best Drink Ever
The date of September 15 marks Costa Rica Independence Day. Well – it actually marks Central America’s independence from Spain, rather than Costa Rica’s specific birthday.… Read More »Costa Rica Independence Day Is Celebrated In Style
How many WTF moments have you had? We can guarantee that no matter where you’re from, your WTF ratio will go up when you move… Read More »Five WTF Moments That Will Hit You If You Move To Costa Rica