10 Ways to Be Less Stressed in the New Year

New Year’s Day is often looked at as the perfect time to make a whole new set of resolutions to go along with the...

5 World-Known Costa Rican Writers

Costa Rican writing style includes stories, novels, historical chronicles, and essays. Initially, in the 1900s, Costa Rican literature was categorized as genuine. Writings mainly...

Traditions, Joys, and Art in the “Welcome to Migratory Birds” Festival

Every day, foreigners and citizens of Costa Rica enjoy diverse and unique events full of art, gastronomy, and culture. There is one that distinctively...

Abolition of Costa Rica’s Army 70 Years Ago Changed the Country Forever

In 1948, Costa Rica changed its history through the abolition of its military force.  Many years after that decision, this country ranked 1st in...

Sol Araya: Photographer of Pure Life

A rainbow after the rain, a sloth showing its face among the branches, a morpho butterfly crossing the road, a sunset dyeing the landscape...
UK vs Costa Rica

The United Kingdom Vs Costa Rica

Why Are So Many Brits Moving Abroad?When looking to relocate for work or even just a new start, there are plenty of elements to...
The devil in the parade, Barva

Day of the Traditional Costa Rican Masquerade

It is narrated as follows. The story tells that the first proper masquerade was organized in the city of Cartago by Rafael "Lito" Valerín, on...

The Guayabo National Monument: Costa Rica’s Pride

The Guayabo National Monument is a protected area of the country, it is known as one of the oldest and most important pre-Hispanic archaeological...
Hamaca's sloth

Survival of the Slowest

With 51,100km2, Costa Rica' accounts for only 0.03 percent of the earth's surface. In spite of its size, its biodiversity is truly amazing. It...
manchineel

Costa Rica’s World Poisonous Tree

Maybe the first image that comes to mind when we think of poison apples is Disney's Witch Evil Queen, from the 1937 film "Snow...
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