Costa Rica Tradtiional Food

The 9 Most Popular Traditional Foods of Costa Rica

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

What is Bullfighting in Costa Rica ? A Simple Guide

Bullfighting in Costa Rica is a traditional event that involves a single bull being 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 that bullfighting has a long tradition in Costa …

What is the National Tree of Costa Rica?

The Guanacaste tree is the National Tree of Costa Rica. It is known for its expansive, hemispherical canopies of feather like leaves. 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, many …

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 …