Category: Culture & history

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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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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1940s COSTA RICA Videos

See Costa Rica back in the 1940’s in these two archive videos. Discover San Jose back then, all the main crops of the country : coffee, bananas, cacao… See how it was grown and collected. Enjoy the time travel ! Costa Rica has a long past with the United fruit Company, an American Corporation that […]

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