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 …

Costa Rica Souvenirs

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. …

Costa Rica Travel Insurance | Tico Travel

Do I need Travel Insurance For Costa Rica ?

Covid travel insurance is required for entry into Costa Rica. This travel insurance must cover at least $50,000 of expenses for accomodations and medical charges due to Covid-19.  There are many other factors in determining if you need additional Costa Rica Travel Insurance and if so what type of coverage. It is important to know and understand these many factors …

Costa Rica Day Tours

9 Best Family Day Tours From San Jose Costa Rica

Children’s Museum One of the most culturally enriching, educational experiences  in the San José city limits can be found at the Children’s Museum, housed in the old Central Penitentiary, constructed in 1906 on the southwest side of the city. The museum offers exhibits on a multitude of subjects, including space travel, the human body, electricity, aviation and Costa Rican history …

Guanacaste Costa Rica

What is The History of Costa Rica Culture in Guancaste?

The pride of Guanacaste Costa Rica is its unique culture, formed by its history and inhabitants. The first known settlers in the region were the Corobicí, an Indigenous tribe who migrated up from South America around the year 1000 and made a home in the inland Cañas, Abangaras and Tilarán areas. The next wave of immigrants were the Chorotegas from …