Farming coffee in Costa Rica is not an easy job

Costa Rica produces some of the best quality coffee in the world, which is mostly exported to other countries, so that foreigners can enjoy an excellent brew. However, life as a coffee farmer is above anything, a tough job.

Fire Mountains and Earth Shakers: Costa Rica Legends and Myths

A brief look into Costa Rican myths and legends surrounding volcanoes and earthquakes.

Charter fishing near Cabuya, Costa Rica: Up close and personal

The rod bent over, the line started to speed out with a satisfying whirring noise and everyone jumped to attention. Andrew reeled in a Jack, a Black Tuna...
Costa Rica's stone spheres.

The Stone Spheres: A Costa Rican Mystery

Nestled in the Diquis Delta near the town Palmar Sur is one of the most intriguing and unique finds throughout Costa Rica. Known to the Ticos who live in the area as Las Bolas, these stone spheres, some three hundred in number, have both puzzled and fascinated scholars and visitors alike.

Places Every Tourist Should Visit in Central America

Central America is known for some of the world's best diving sites, lush rainforests and active volcanoes as well as for its ancient Mayan temples.

Get to Know Costa Rican Nature through Books

Many of Costa Rica's greatest protectors of nature, including some prominent scientists, have written wonderful memoirs and novels about their experiences in Costa Rican nature. Through their work, we can discover the powerful resonance between nature and the literature it inspires.

Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 2: Birds

An introduction with photos to birds in Costa Rica for those interested in learning about some of the more conspicuous and frequently sighted birds of the rainforest.

Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 1: Mammals

Nearly every visitor to the tropical rainforest will have heard of its legendary biodiversity - dozens of species make each visit unique and thrilling. For many, the exuberance of tropical nature may have ranked highly among their reasons to visit or live in Costa Rica.

A Dreamy Destination Wedding in Paradise – Costa Rica

An adventurous, multicultural destination wedding in Costa Rica and 3 essential tips to creating the perfect destination wedding.

Kayak Fishing in the Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica

Our kayaks bobbed up and down in the Pacific swells as I lowered my fishing gear to the bottom of the palm-fringed bay. I was hoping to hook into a big Mahi Mahi or a Red Snapper, when a thought occurred to me. "Do the crocodiles ever swim out this far from the estuary?"
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