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

What is Bullfighting in Costa Rica? A Simple Guide

Spain has had the history of overseeing one of the largest empires in the world. Its control over a vast empire allowed it to spread its influence upon many of its holdings around the world, including its language, religion, culture and traditions. It is due to this that bullfighting has a long tradition in Costa Rica. If you are in …

Guanacaste Tree: The National Tree of Costa Rica

The Guanacaste tree is known for its expansive, hemispherical canopies of feather like leaves. It is the National Tree of Costa Rica as it provides fruit for sustenance, wood for shelter, and some species even provide a ready source of water. Their presence in any given area can be a determining factor for a Costa Ricans community’s prosperity. Yet still, …

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, the Guaria Moradam, also called the Purple Girl, has had such a …