Visiting The Costa Rica Jade Museum

The Costa Rica Jade Museum houses the most pre Columbian Jade in the world. It also holds a large collection of archeology, art, ethnography and numismatics treasures. The museum is in a distinct building of post modern design in the center of San Jose and was founded in 1977. The building itself was originally built by the government as a …

Costa Rica National Theatre

National Theatre of Costa Rica: A Historic Landmark

The National Theatre of Costa Rica is a historical site that was built between the years 1891 and 1897. It is one of the finest historical buildings in Costa Rica and a landmark located in the capital of San Jose. It was modeled after the Palais Garnier in Paris, France. Some of the best ways to understand the culture and …

Costa Rica Tradtiional Food

The Best Costa Rica Eats: Top 9 Costa Rica Foods You Need to Try

Costa Rican Food, also referred to as Tico Cuisine, is fairly mild, compared to the dishes popular to its neighboring countries. It has less reliance on spices and are geared more towards the heavy use of fresh fruits and vegetables. This is because Costa Rica’s rich soil and favorable climate allows certain tropical fruits and vegetables to be readily available …

National Bird of Costa Rica

What is the National Bird of Costa Rica?

To most people the National bird of Costa Rica is known as the clay-colored thrush. To Costa Ricans, it’s known as the Yiguirro. But regardless of what it’s called, it is still a very important piece of Costa Rican culture. The national bird of Costa Rica is the Yiguirro otherwise known as the Clay Colored Thrush. It can be seen …

Costa Rica BullfFighting

Is Their Bullfighting in Costa Rica? A Simple Guide

Yes, their is bullfighting in Costa Rica. Bullfighting in Costa Rica is a traditional event that involves a single bull that is let loose within an arena filled with many participants. Some of these participants wear costumes and the aim is to get as close to the animal as possible without being trampled or maimed. It is due to this …