Does Costa Rica Need a Democratic Adjustment?

September is the month when Costa Rica celebrates its independence, but is also the month of International Independence Day. International Independence Day is an...
Sacred Cacao Ceremony

Beyond Costa Rica Guidebooks: Cacao Ceremonies for Spiritual Tourism

Costa Rica is renowned for its adventure tourism, from skydiving to zip lining to scuba diving.  What many people don’t realize is that in...

Ex-president Figueres launches Plan of Promises

Ruta Costa Rica 2021 is the name of the list of promises that the ex-president and aspiring presidential elect José María Figueres put forth...

Local school benefits from Mardis Gras event

The public elementary school in Potrero has received a grant of $2200 for repairs and renovation through a Mardis Gras event held in Playa Potrero.

Habitat for Humanity Wants To Build Homes in Costa Rica

Habitat for Humanity, Costa Rica, and local entrepreneurs are joining together in a fundraising campaign to build adequate housing for a group of low-income...

Delicious Things You Can Do With Chocolate Besides Eat It

Chocolate has been an important commodity in the Americas for centuries, but it hasn’t always been dessert. From currency to rituals, cacao—the bean used to...

Traditional Costa Rican Food For Easter Season

Easter is possibly the most important season for followers of Christianity, following the Catholic customs, in Costa Rica is celebrated annually the Holy Week...
A thousand flavors

Reserve of Traditional Culinary Art in Costa Rica

At present, the nations that have tourism as the main source of income, or, as an economic model, try to reflect as much as...

Happy 4th of July, America!

Every country has a special day of celebration of their birth as an independent nation. Costa Rica, for instance, received its independence from Spain...

How to Learn a New Language, Pronto!

Typically, the adult European speaks two to three languages fluently, while the average American speaks one. Learn how you can help change that. Europeans are expected...
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