Rodrigo Chaves has won the Costa Rican election. He will take over from the outgoing Carlos Alvarado as the 49th president of the republic on… Read More »Rodrigo Chaves Wins Costa Rican Election
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.
Costa Rica Stories, Information, and Opinion
Most Covid restrictions in Costa Rica are now consigned to history. Here’s a quick rundown of what that means for people on the ground and… Read More »Costa Rica Ends Most Covid Restrictions
Everyone’s always asking local travel expert Justin DeBoom about the clubs and nightlife in his hometown of Jaco, Costa Rica. Here, he talks Jaco nightlife… Read More »Jaco Nightlife (Or Where Should I Party In Jaco, Costa Rica?)
Most guides to Tamarindo, Costa Rica tell you all about the attractions outside of town, all the things to do on day trips. But what… Read More »Things To Do In Tamarindo, Costa Rica Without Ever Leaving Tamarindo, Costa Rica
A Guide to the Costa Rica International Airports: What’s the Difference Between SJO and LIR Airports?
With two Costa Rica international airports to fly into, things can get confusing for travelers. Especially as one of the airports changed its name in… Read More »A Guide to the Costa Rica International Airports: What’s the Difference Between SJO and LIR Airports?
Most – but not all – Costa Rica Covid restrictions will disappear in March and April, as the Central American country prepares for post-pandemic life.… Read More »Most Costa Rica Covid Restrictions to be Dropped in March and April (Including the QR Code)
Two days after Ticos went to the polls in the 18th free and fair Costa Rica election in a row (a miracle for this part… Read More »A Quick Summery of Sunday’s Costa Rica Election: What Happened?
A look at what Costa Rica’s presidential candidates think of the proposed QR code to keep unvaccinated Costa Ricans out of most unessential businesses. The… Read More »As Costa Rica’s QR Code Gets Put Back to March, What Do the Presidential Candidates Think?