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Best things to do to relax on vacation

Whether you stay one week, two or more, you will want to relax during your vacation (isn’t what vacations are for after all?). You came to the right place, in Costa Rica you will experience the “Pura Vida” (Pure life) which is a problem free way of living, the “Tico Hakuna Matata”… Here are some […]

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Coffee in Costa Rica

Most coffee produced in Costa Rica is called coffee arabica and it is produced in areas between 800 and 1600 meters of altitude. Coffee plants don’t like the heat and tend to grow better in areas of high altitude with cooler temperatures. Coffee plantations can be found all through the central valley in places such […]

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Fauna & Flora – Chapter 2 : The Beach almond tree

You saw it many times, relaxing on the Manuel Antonio’s beach, or walking at Parador Nahomi, the beach almond tree is very recognizable & beautiful. From its scientific name “Terminalia catappa”, the beach almond tree is a common,  & always green found exclusively along the sandy coastline. It is an introduced specie native to India […]

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10 Things to do in San Jose

If you’re coming to Costa Rica, chances are you have some time to spend in San Jose. Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in San Jose for everyone! 1. National museum The National Museum of Costa Rica has a butterfly house and a lot of information on the history […]

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Test: Which adventure is made for you?

In Costa Rica for few days or more, you are looking for things to do during your stay. The problem is, there are so many options that you cannot decide which activity you should do. Here’s a test to help you find the perfect tour! 1- What would describe you most? I love local experience, […]

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Things To Do When it Rains

If you’ve ever been to Costa Rica, you may have noticed it rains, sometimes a lot. Don’t let that stop you from the vacation of your life! Here are some suggestions for what to do when it rains. 1. ATV or White Water Rafting Go on an adventurous tour! Going on an ATV tour is […]

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Tortuguero National Park

Description Tortuguero National Park is located on the Northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Its beaches are famous for the turtles nesting season (in August), including endangered green and leatherback turtles. The area is unique, you can only navigate by boat or canoe as it is only lagoons & creeks. The weather is unpredictable, there […]

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Fauna & Flora – Chapter 1 The leaf cutter ant

You will see them a lot here in Costa Rica and in the Manuel Antonio Park. The leaf cutter ants are more amazing than you can even imagine! Organization They are following a very specific social organization, ruled by the Queen ant. There are four castes established in the colony: minims, minors, workers & warriors. […]

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Top Best Meals of Costa Rica

If you’ve ever been to Costa Rica, you may already be aware of some of the traditional dishes here. This article outlines some of the best Pura Vida dishes that you NEED to try on your next vacay in CR. 1. Gallo Pinto Gallo Pinto is a traditional breakfast dish that consists of rice, beans, […]

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Pura Vida

Why “Pura Vida”?

You keep listening to Pura Vida and you can’t find the true meaning? Here’s what you need to know about Pura Vida!

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