What To Do in Costa Rica During The Rainy Season

Every year from June through November, Costa Rica converts from a sunny tropical paradise to a gray and gloomy wetland, and though the sometimes the rainy season can been uncharacteristically dry, this sunny weather is unlikely to last. While much of the country may be slowly descending into a drizzle, there are still plenty of things to do in Costa Rica …

Where is costa rica

Where is Costa Rica Located?

Costa Rica may be a small country, but when it comes to high-quality coffee production its other national resources, and a continually growing tourism industry, it is incredibly important. Surprisingly, not a lot of people know where Costa Rica is, or even what the country is about. Even though this should have been one of this first articles for the …

Farmers Day Costa Rica

What is Farmer’s Day in Costa Rica all about?

In May every year, the entire population of Costa Rica celebrates Farmer’s Appreciation Day. in this post, I want to tell you a little bit about the background of Farmer’s Appreciation Day e.g. when it got started, and how the population celebrates this day. When is Farmer’s Day in Costa Rica? Farmer’s Day is celebrated on the 15th of May …

Tipping in Costa Rica

What to know about Tipping in Costa Rica

One of the main sources of income for the Costa Rican people is within the tourism industry welcoming over 3 million tourists a year.  It is a country rich in biodiversity, volcanoes and tropical beaches drawing in crowds from all over the world.  Whether it be a taxi ride from the airport, your knowledgeable and fun tour guide or your …

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Costa Rica’s Historic Central Market in San Jose

In the center of Costa Rica, you will find its capital, San Jose which is also the largest city in this biodiverse country.  San Jose is known for its arts, culture and history where you are welcomed with world class museums, theatres and streets lined with historic buildings and beautiful green parks. As you venture into San Jose’s urban jungle …

Costa Rica Expressions

55 Essential Costa Rica Expressions – Talk Like a Native

Although Costa Rica is a small country in Central America, it has a lot of wonderful things to offer to everyone that lives in and visits this beautiful country. And like any country, Costa Rica has its fair share of slang words and expressions that the locals use to talk about anything from fruits at the store to the weather. …