In light of recent attacks on females as well as a young man in Brasilito recently, we thought it was appropriate to re-visit this article.
Costa Rica is a relatively safe country, but like anywhere else it has its issues and problems. There is a prevalent toxic machismo
The Nicoya Peninsula has a high concentration of people over 100 years old and a low incidence of health problems like cancer or heart disease
As with all countries, Costa Rica has its own set of norms and customs, based on centuries of tradition and social development. Ticos are very proud of their customs and traditions, roots, and history. One great norm is that Costa Ricans are extraordinarily friendly to visitors
Paul and Hans are two Costa Rican entrepreneur brothers with Swiss, Salvadoran and Nicaraguan heritage. Coming from a coffee-planting family, their journey to creating a business has had many stepping stones like studying for a Master's Degree in the U.S.A. and joining the Swiss military.
There is no denying that the cost of groceries in Costa Rica is rather high, certainly higher than in the neighboring countries in Latin America. Whether you’re going to be doing some vacation shopping for those little items you forgot to bring or thought you
As part of a series of articles looking at the various areas of Costa Rica I, or others, have experienced and enjoyed, and in some cases, come to love, I thought I must tell you about Escazu. For me, even the name has an enchanted
Costa Rican folklore has several stories of strange mythical creatures. Some of these are shared between Central America and other Spanish-speaking countries. The tales usually teach lessons, where the horrible antagonists haunt those who misbehave.
El Cadejos, also known as "Cadejo" in other countries, is
Happy Friday Outliers! Luis Madrigal is a magnificent Painter, we had the opportunity to attend one of his workshops, and we wanted to share his talent and wisdom. When you visit our office in San Jose, you can see the oxcart he painted. Learn more
The waves wobbled all around us. It was a choppy day out on the ocean, having been kicked up by weeks of rain and inclement weather. The water was gray and turbid. The sky was hazy with humidity and the threat of afternoon rain. The
We can address the elephant in the room first, this is a very controversial holiday but at the same time we can celebrate our cultural diversity and roots, and acknowledge that Christopher Columbus came to the continent many centuries ago.
Several countries have also revamped the