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 …

Costa Rica Expressions

55 Costa Rica Expressions and Slang: Learn to 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 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 …

Flying with Kids to Costa Rica

How to Fly to Costa Rica With Young Children

Flying with young kids to Costa Rica (or anywhere) can be a stressful experience depending on the childrens ages and how many will be travelling. However, traveling with kids and letting them see what its like outside their neighborhood is really important as well as educational. So, if flying to places like Costa Rica isn’t fun, then they won’t want …

National Flower of Costa Rica

What is the Costa Rica National Flower?

Costa Rica is home to many beautiful plants and animals. Its rainforest is home to a diverse ecosystem, and you’ll be hard pressed to single out one living thing, whether plant or animal, that you can claim to be the most beautiful. The National Flower of Costa Rica is the Guaria Morada, or Purple Girl. Out of the 1,500 orchid …